Meetings
Sl. No Topic Date Outcome
1. Attended Reorientation and Capacity Building Program for District HoDs in the context of Telangana 18th April, 2017 Innovative Practices towards modernizing Telangana have been showcased. Planning to have an MoU with CGG in documenting the best practices within various districts of Telangana.
2. Attended Reorientation and Capacity Building Program for District HoDs in the context of Telangana 20th April, 2017
3. Presentation of the Report on Establishment of Model schools in Tribal Areas of AP

(Meeting was attended by officials of Tribal Welfare Departments, AP, MP, TS and representative of KISS, Bhubaneswar)

2nd May, 2017
  1. Report has been submitted to the Tribal Welfare Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana State and other stakeholders
  2. Professors had advised to hold the National Conference at University of Hyderabad. They have also agreed to identify resource persons to be invited for the upcoming national conference
4. Interactive sessions with Dr. Kalluri Bhanumathi, Director, Dhaatri NGO, Hyderabad and Mr. Viswanath and Ms. Ranjani, Karadipath 5th May, 2017
  1. Dhaatri NGO and CIPS will closely work on tribal issues by entering into an MoU
  2. CIPS will do an impact assessment study of Karadipath in Social Welfare Schools of Telangana State
5. Meeting with Professors of Department of Anthropology to identify resources persons to be invited for the national workshop 17th May, 2017 The staff is advised to send the invitation and concept note for the upcoming national conference to the identified resources persons.
6. Notification for the Summer internship has been announced, 9 anthropology students who are interested to take the internship have applied online and they were interviewed. The board of members who interviewed suggested all of them may be engaged in fieldwork to be carried out in the ITDAs of the GoAP. 20th – 24th May, 2017 (9) Research Interns from Anthropology Background were sent to do fieldwork in all the ITDAs of Andhra Pradesh. The Research interns were asked to conduct need assessment study and to suggest measures in implementation of PESA Act in the scheduled areas of Andhra Pradesh.
7. Organized Brain Storming session on Skill Development for educated youth with special focus on Scheduled Tribes at CIPS Office. Key members present:Mr. Manish Kumar, MD & CEO, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). Mr. Papa Rao, IAS (Retd.), Advisor (Policy & Institutional Development), Government of Telangana. Mr. Balayogi, Additional Director, Tribal Welfare Department, Andhra Pradesh 29th May, 2017 NSDC and CIPS shall work closely by entering into an MoU with AP Skill Development Corporation & ST Finance Corporation shall depute a selected staff to NSDC for capacity building. An MoU may be signed between AP State Skill Development Corporation and MP Birla Hospitals to take up intensive training in Para Medical Training.
8. Meeting with Regional Incharge for the E-Patashala to prepare MOOCs for the Tribal Welfare Project 5th June, 2017 The Professors advised to prepare chapters for the MOOCs intended to be prepared and identify the best method for preparation of MOOCs.
9. Debriefing session with the Research Interns who came from fieldwork. 27th June, 2017 The interns debriefed about their observations and the work they have carried out in all the ITDAs of Andhra Pradesh. CIPS advised them to enter the data, analyze it and suggested that they should submit detailed report of their fieldwork, which will be sent to the Tribal Welfare Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh.
10. Meeting with the Vice Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad 14th July, 2017 Discussions happened to finalize the MoU and also identify possible activities for collaboration.
11. Reorientation & Capacity Building Program for District Officers of Adilabad, Nirmal, Kumram Bheem Asifabad, Mancherial districts at Dr. MCRHRD Institute 19th July, 2017 Presented the concerns of the scheduled tribes of Telangana and also addressed the district officials on the need for nurturing innovations at the grassroot level.
12. Review Meeting with the Director General, ASCI on finalizing the Budgeting format of CIPS held at ASCI, Bella Vista 28th July, 2017 DG, ASCI had suggested modifications in the budgetary format and action plan of CIPS so that it can be structured properly for placing before the members of the Steering Committee in the next Steering Committee meeting.
13. Meeting with ex-MLAs and ex-MPs, Civil Servants (Retd.), other participants of the team, visiting NIRD, at CIPS 4th August, 2017 While appreciating the good work done by CIPS, the visiting team emphasized on the need for sustainable and urgent networking and various suggestions have been made accordingly.
14. Meeting with the District Collector, Suryapet on establishing Cancer Care Centre in the District Hospital 9th August, 2017 Through discussions with the Collector and the Medical Officers, suggestions were made in the already existing proposal submitted by Dr. Reddy (NRI). The same has been forwarded to him and reply is awaited.
15. Consultation with the representatives of KISS, TWD, GoAP and PO, ITDA, Seethampetaa at CIPS 11th August, 2017 The Tribal Welfare Dept., Govt. of A.P in consultation with CIPS is working on a draft Government Order to facilitate the replication of KISS model in the State,
16. National Seminar on Tree Transplantation held at Vijayawada 19th August, 2017 Ideas and suggestions sought for designing innovative solutions for achieving economic development without damaging the biodiversity. It also intended to generate awareness and importance of promoting and preserving biodiversity and throw light on how trees and plants can be protected and restored.
17. Meeting with Empaneled Knowledge Partners – “Comprehensive Policy for Greening and Beautification of Non-Forest Lands for the State of Andhra Pradesh” held at Panjim, Goa. 21st – 23rd August, 2017 Discussions were held with the empaneled experts /knowledge partners in drafting the policy. First draft has been finalized.
18. Meeting towards preparation of Comprehensive Policy for Greening and Beautification of Non-Forest Lands for the State of Andhra Pradesh held at Board Room, CIPS, Hyderabad. 31st August, 2017 Policy directions have been framed and modalities have been discussed to undertake research activities, generate publicity & awareness, develop legal and financial framework etc. for designing the draft of the policy.
19. Meeting with UNDP Officials regarding the Technical and Financial Proposal of BIOFIN Project. 31st August, 2017 Following documents have been shared as a part of the Proposal Submission:

  1. Draft Terms of Reference
  2. Proposal Outline Sample have been shared.

Intense discussion has been carried out on the project deliverables and timelines.

20. Meeting towards preparation of Comprehensive Policy for Greening and Beautification of Non-Forest Lands for the State of Andhra Pradesh at APUG&BC Head Office, Vijayawada. 8th September, 2017 Discussions were held with the representatives of APUG&BC in finalizing the first draft of the policy prepared by empaneled knowledge partners of CIPS.
21. Meeting with jury members of CIPS Annual Award Scheme 2017-18 8th September, 2017 Discussion were held regarding the modalities of the nomination criteria.
22. Meeting with UNDP Officials at Delhi – Biodiversity Finance (BIOFIN) Project. 15th September, 2017 Discussions were held with the representatives of UNDP in finalizing the Technical – cum – Financial Proposal on BIOFIN Project.
23. Meeting with officials concerned with urban forestry work in Delhi – Comprehensive Policy for Greening and Beautification of Non-Forest Lands for the State of Andhra Pradesh. 16th September, 2017 Discussions were held on innovative urban forestry practices in Delhi towards framing the Greening policy.
24. Meeting with the representatives of High Court of Delhi – Vulnerable Witness Assistance Programme, High Court of Delhi. 16th September, 2017 Discussions were held with the Registrar General, Joint Registrar, Law Secretary, Government of Delhi and others regarding the documentation of the Vulnerable Witness Assistance Programme.
25. Meeting with Mr. Papa Rao, Advisor, Govt. of Telangana 5th October, 2017 Proposing auxiliary services to the Hyderabad Metro Rail System.
26. The Eighth Meeting of the Project Steering Committee of GoI-UNDP – Presentation made by the CIPS team on BIOFIN Proposal at Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, New Delhi. 30th October, 2017  

The CIPS team has delivered a detailed presentation on “The BIOFIN INDIA Project Proposal”.

27. Preliminary Meeting on preparation of template for training module for heads of tribal welfare institutions 6th November, 2017 The meeting was attended by the representatives from the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana working in the education sector specially in the tribal areas. The participants of the meeting shared their experiences and presented the initiatives that has been taken in the respective States. The meeting was concluded by agreeing that from 27 November, 2017 – 01 December, 2017 Writer’s workshop shall be organized in CIPS where the headmasters and other identified resource persons will engage in developing the proposed training module.
28. CIPS Staff attended 3rd World Congress on Disaster Management, organized by Disaster Management, Initiative and Convergence Society (DMICS) at Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. 6th – 10th November, 2017 presented paper on:

  1. “We Needed Semi-Permanent Structure to Face the Monsoons; All we got were Tarpaulin Sheets”: An Anthropological Intervention in Earthquake Relief Management in Nepal;
  2. Highlighting the Invisible Crisis of Heatwaves: An Urgent Need for Policy Level Intervention; were presented under the thematic sessions:
    • geological and other disasters and
    • Disaster Relief and Reconstruction
29. Meeting with representatives of APUG&BC at Vijayawada. 10th November, 2017 Discussions were held with the representatives of APUG&BC towards finalizing the updated sixth draft of the policy.
30. Meeting with representatives of APUG&BC at Vijayawada. 10th November, 2017 Discussions were held with the representatives of APUG&BC towards finalizing the updated sixth draft of the policy.
31. Signing of MoA between CIPS and Department of Anthropology, University of Hyderabad. 13th November, 2017 The aim of this MoA is to prepare a ‘Training Module for Capacity Building of Tribal Welfare Functionaries and Functionaries working in Tribal Areas’.
32. The Brainstorming Session with the Academicians, Tribal Welfare Department Functionaries and NGOs working in the Tribal Areas to discuss and decide the template for the ‘Training module for Capacity Building of the Functionaries in Tribal Areas and Tribal Welfare Functionaries’ at University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. 27th November, 2017 CIPS, Hyderabad, has entered into an MoA with the Department of Anthropology, University of Hyderabad for undertaking one of the six projects assigned to CIPS by the Tribal Welfare Department, GoAP i.e. Preparation of ‘Training Module for the Functionaries of Tribal Areas and Tribal Welfare Functionaries’. As part of the formulation of the module and after deliberations with the Dept. of Anthropology, University of Hyderabad, a Brainstorming Session with a group consisting of academicians and other functionaries was successfully organized at the University of Hyderabad on 27 November 2017. The session was organized to fine-tune the contents of the training module and for coming up with a tentative template for the same. Around 24 participants including academicians, NGO Functionaries and UoH staff attended the session. The session saw active discussion between participants and ideas were shared across the table. The contents of each unit were thoroughly discussed, including focus on terminology used and the nitty-gritty of each topic was debated. At the end of the session, the content of the module was tweaked as per suggestions of the experts and a tentative template was agreed upon.
33. Held preliminary meeting with Experts in the education sector, functionaries of Tribal Welfare Department from GoAP and GoTS, officials from Commissionerate and Directorate of School Education, GoTS and senior head masters. 27th November, – 1st December, 2017 Finalize the template of the “Training Module for the Head of the Educational Institutes in Tribal Areas”. The meeting also aimed to identify the resource persons, assign the task of writing the identified 106 units for the preparation of “Training Module for the Head of the Educational Institutes in Tribal Areas”.
34. Held meeting with the Faculty Members of Liberal Arts, IIT-Hyderabad, Dr. Haripriya Narasimhan, Dr. Anindita Majumdar. 2nd January 2018 This collaboration with the Department of Liberal Arts, IIT-Hyderabad enables CIPS in identifying and replicating innovations in the areas of urban governance, education, and health etc.
35. Held meeting with Prof. BV Sharma and Prof. N Sudhakar Rao, UoH to discuss about the new project and to get updates about the on-going project for preparation of training module for the functionaries of tribal area. 4th January 2018 Finetuning the training module for the Tribal Welfare functionaries and functionaries of Tribal area.
36. Held meeting with experts from NIRD and Sakti NGO on Preparation of Training Module for Gram Sabha Members on implementation of PESA Act. 8th January 2018 To seek opinion/suggestion to finalize and finetune the contents of the ‘Training Module for Gram Sabha members for implementation of PESA Act’.
37. Held telephonic meeting with Mr. Mayank Agarwal of Zero Investment based Innovations for Education Initiatives (ZIIEE), Aurobindo Society. 9th January 2018 Planned a field visit (sent letters to the TWD and School Education department of AP and Telangana seeking nominations) to Uttar Pradesh in order to assess the initiative for replicating it in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
38. Organized Meeting of Jury Members – Health – CIPS Annual Awards 2017-2018. 16th January 2018 The jury has taken up each of the (6) nominations received and had detailed discussions on them.
39. Organized Brain storming session for finetuning the aspects of school health for the “Training Module for the Head of the Educational Institutes in Tribal Areas”. 18th – 19th January 2018 Finalized the school health aspects of “Training Module for the Head of the Educational Institutes in Tribal Areas”.
40. Organized preliminary meeting with Professors of the Department of Anthropology, UoH. 19th January 2018 Fix the agenda for a 3-Day brainstorming session with Unit Writers of the “Training module for the Tribal Welfare functionaries and functionaries of Tribal Areas”.
41. Organized Brainstorming session for finetuning the Academic Aspects for the “Training Module for the Head of the Educational Institutes in Tribal Areas”. 29th – 31st January 2018 Finalized the academic aspects of “Training Module for the Head of the Educational Institutes in Tribal Areas”.
42. Attended the 20th PRSG Meeting of MeitY to review the project titled, “Capacity Building Programmes of Innovative Best Practices under MMP of State Governments and Govt. of India” at New Delhi, under the Chairmanship of Shri Sanjay Goel, Joint Secretary (e-Gov). 02nd February 2018 The entire amount received and spent has been audited and the audited statement of account for the project has been submitted as per the actuals received and spent which revealed that funds payable to CIPS is Rs. 1,33,75,952/- instead of Rs.3,59,34,665/-. Based on the deliberations of the meeting, a closure report for the project has been prepared and submitted to MeitY, GoI.
43. Held meeting with the Project Manager, NBA, Chennai to discuss on (1) National Workshop to document lessons learnt and the way forward for Developing Framework for next phase of UNEP-GEF-MoEFCC ABS Project & (2) National Evaluation/Study to document lessons learnt for Policy Support for UNEP-GEF-MoEFCC ABS Projects. 6th February 2018 As a result of the meeting, CIPS has submitted two proposals to NBA. The estimated project value of workshop is Rs. 25,71,398/- and the evaluation study is Rs. 60,61,003/- respectively.  Response from NBA is awaited.
44. Held Final Brain-storming session with the experts of School Health and Adivasi Arogyam, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh and Commissionerate & Directorate of School Education, Govt. of Telangana. The meeting was also attended by Prof. K Sujatha, Former Head, Department of Educational Administration, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration and Addl. Director (Retd.) of Medical & Health Dept. of Govt. of A.P. 08th February 2018 The session was convened to finalize and fine tune the drafted units of School Health and Academic Aspects of the training module for the Head of the Educational Institutes in Tribal Areas’. The experts of School Health and Adivasi Arogyam, GoAP and Commissionerate & Directorate of School Education, Govt. of Telangana had participated in the brainstorming session. National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), New Delhi also participated in the brainstorming session to give her expert advice and suggestions to improve the contents of the drafts.
45. Held meeting with experts from NIRD and Sakti NGO to finalize and finetune the contents of the ‘Training Module for Gram Sabha members for implementation of PESA Act’. 09th February 2018 Three draft training modules viz., (i) ‘Training Module for Gram Sabha members for implementation of PESA Act. (ii) Training Module for Functionaries working in Tribal Areas’ (iii) ‘Training Module for the Head of the Educational Institutes in Tribal Areas’, have been prepared and the same will be finalized in the month of March 2018. Illustrators were engaged to incorporate the illustrations in the training modules prepared by CIPS to make the content more presentable.
46. Held meeting with Prof. K Sujatha, Former Head, Department of Educational Administration, National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration for finetuning the draft units pertaining to education of the training modules prepared by CIPS. 19th – 21st March 2018 Finalized the draft of the training module for the heads of the educational institutions in tribal areas.
47. Held meeting with the representatives of APUG&BC to finalize the draft “Andhra Pradesh Urban Greening Policy – 2018” at APUG&BC, Vijayawada. 20th March 2018 Based on the discussions, the draft has further been finetuned. APUG&BS was also requested to release the second instalment of the total project cost.
48. Held meeting with Shri Mayank Agarwal, Operations Head, Aurobindo Society & the other representatives of Govt. of Telangana. 3rd April 2018 CIPS shall explore the possibility of replicating Zero Investment Innovations for Education Initiatives (ZIIEI) in the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

CIPS in collaboration with the Aurobindo Society would organize an orientation workshop for the govt. school teachers on identifying and documenting grassroot level innovations.

49. Held meeting with Shri Sambhrant Sharma, Director, Aurobindo Society. 9th April 2018 ·
50. Conducted series of meetings with Prof. B V Sharma, Dr. Koteswara Rao of the Department of Anthropology, University of Hyderabad. 21st June 2018 Finalization of the training module for functionaries working in tribal areas.
51. Held meeting with Shri. Dr. Mohd. Ilyas Rizvi, IFS, PCCF (HoFF), Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. 09th July 2018
  1. CIPS team had briefed the activities undertaken by CIPS since its inception.
  2. Apprised the PCCF about the MoU signed between CIPS and Mr. Mathen Rajeev Mathew on mitigating the human-animal conflicts.
  3. Dr. Rizvi expressed interest to collaborate with CIPS in assigning studies related to human-animal conflicts.
Held meeting with Shri. B.N.N Murthy, Director, Zoo & Arboretum, Forest Department, Andhra Pradesh.
  1. Discussions were held on the human-animal conflicts of Andhra Pradesh.
  2. Expressed interest to collaborate with CIPS in taking up hypothetical study on Kolleru Lake, as the population of grebes are decreasing due to increasing catfish population in Uppalapadu.
Held meeting with Shri. Nalini Mohan, IFS, Chief Wild life Warden, Forest Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.
  1.   Discussed about problems faced by the farmers due to elephants near Koudinya Wild Life Sanctuary which is in Ramakuppam, Chittoor district.
  2. Discussed about leopard’s menace in Tirupati and menace with catfish in Uppalapadu.
52. Held meeting with Shri. Pavana Murthy, ITS, Director (Technical), Department of ITE&C Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. 10th July 2018 Discussions were held about various IT related practices in Andhra Pradesh. Interest was expressed to collaborate with CIPS in taking up documentation on best practices of IT department.
53. Held meeting with Shri. P.V. Chalapathi Rao, IFS Special Secretary to Govt., Planning Department, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. 10th July 2018
  1. Discussions were held on the restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) – 2018.

CIPS has submitted a technical cum financial proposal to undertake a study and prepare a report on “Sustainable Development of Bamboo in Andhra Pradesh” (under Restructured National Bamboo Mission – 2018).

54. Held meeting with Shri. Aditya Nath Das, IAS, Special Chief Secretary to Govt., Dept. of School Education, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. 10th July 2018 Based on the discussion, CIPS will submit a formal proposal mentioning its activities and projects undertaken so that the same can be forwarded to other concerned officials of education department in allocating projects to CIPS.
55. CIPS team had detailed deliberations with the officials of Commissionerate of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh and members of COIGN Consultant Services Pvt. Ltd. 20th July 2018 In this meeting, a brief profile of CIPS was presented along with the proposed implementation strategy of the project.
56. CIPS team along with representatives of HOPE Foundation, Kolkata, made acquaintance visit to ITDA Eturnagaram, Jayashankar District, Telangana. 3rd August 2018 The Meeting was aimed at assessing ground level scenario and meeting the women of Joint Liability Groups (JLGs) working in sanitary napkin manufacturing unit. This visit was aimed at suggesting skill upgradation measures for JLGs to manufacture better quality sanitary pads and sensitize tribal girls on safe hygiene practices and adolescent health etc.,
57. CIPS team met Principle Secretary to Govt. Social Welfare and Tribal Welfare, GoAP. 4th August 2018 CIPS team discussed the possibility of enlarging the scope of proposal to conduct a study on the residential schools and to submit a vision document to restructure and strengthen the residential schools operated by Tribal Welfare Department, GoAP.
58. CIPS team visited Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Govt. of India, New Delhi. 25th July 2018
06th August 2018
13th August 2018
27th September 2018
As a follow-up activity on the release of the last and final instalment for the project “Capacity Building Programmes of Innovative Best Practices under Mission Mode Projects (MMP)”, CIPS team visited Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Govt. of India, New Delhi and met all the officials concerned.
An amount of Rs. 1,33,75,952/- due to CIPS has been received on 1st October 2018.
59. CIPS Team  attended a meeting with Dr.Valli Manickam, Dean – Training Programmes, ASCI, Bella Vista to discuss about the RFP on Training of Forest Officers under the scheme “Foreign Training of forestry Personnel” of MoEF&CC. 24th August 2018 The representatives of the shortlisted agencies were given an opportunity to seek clarifications on any of the points as mentioned in the RFP. The minutes of the meeting has been prepared and shared with the other members.
60. CIPS Team along with Dr. K. Tirupataiah, IFS, Director, Centre for Forest and Natural Resource Management Studies (CEFNARM)- Telangana State Forest Academy. Attended the pre-bid conference on Foreign Training of Forestry Personnel (FTFP) under “Forestry Training and Capacity Building” at the office of MoEF&CC, Govt. of India, New Delhi. 28th August 2018  The representatives of the shortlisted agencies were given an opportunity to seek clarifications on any of the points as mentioned in the RFP. The minutes of the meeting has been prepared and shared with the other members.
61. In response to the EoI pertaining to Foreign Training of Forestry Personnel (FTFP) under “Forestry Training and Capacity Building” floated by MoEF&CC, Govt. of India, CIPS staff headed by Director (I/C) attended a series of meetings with Dr. Valli Manickam, Dean-Training, ASCI, Dr. K. Tirupataiah, IFS, Director-Centre for Forest and Natural Resource Management Studies (CEFNARM)-Telangana State Forest Academy, Ms. C.S Ramalakshmi, IFS (Retd.), Advisor-CIPS. 28 August 2018
23 August 2018
15th – 18th September 2018
The modalities for finalizing the technical and financial proposal were discussed.
62. On receipt of the invitation from Goa State Biodiversity Board (GSBB) for 2nd ABS Thematic Expert Member Committee Meeting, the Director (I/C), CIPS chaired the said meeting at GSBB Office, Goa. 7th September 2018 The meeting aimed to deliberate and take decisions on –   ABS Applications received by Goa State Biodiversity Board (GSBB).
63. In pursuance of the Project Establishing District Cancer Detection Centre, Suryapet District Director CIPS along with Advisor, CIPS and PRA CIPS met Dr. Ramesh Reddy, Director, Medical Education, Government of Telangana and explained in detail about the said project. 15th September 2018
  1. Dr. Reddy responded positively as the donors bear the cost of door to door cancer screening in the district with the help of a mobile van.
  2. He further opined that the required space of 2,500 Sft. for oncology unit could be allotted for DCDC subject to the approval of competent authority.
  3. Since Rs. 2.00 Crores has been committed already by an oncologist (NRI) and Rotary Club International, it is requested that it may kindly be given the required approval as sought by the Collector to take cancer care to the doorstep of rural people.
64. CIPS team held a series of meetings with Mr. Mathen Rajeev Mathew, Knowledge Partner, CIPS to prepare an advertisement inviting potential sponsorers for mitigating human-wildlife conflicts, conserving biodiversity, sustainable use of bio-resources and promotion of bamboo development. 17-18 August 2018
5th September 2018
14th September 2018
24th September 2018
Development of new webpage in line with the advertisement is in progress. This webpage will be hosted on CIPS website shortly. Knowledge partners have been identified and communications were sent regarding their empanelment.
65. CIPS team in consultation with Dr. N. Upender Reddy, Consultant, prepared draft structure of assessment of tribal education sector in Andhra Pradesh duly considering the achievements, challenges & policy options. The team also compiled ITDA wise tables for collecting details of schools, teachers, enrollment, teacher training, infrastructure facilities, etc. from the year 2013-2014 to 2017-2018. 24th September 2018 The same has been communicated to the Director, TWD, GoAP and all the POs of ITDAs.
66. Following the request from Tribal Welfare Department and Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, CIPS team headed by Advisor, CIPS, attended the review meeting on the project proposal titled “Study and documentation of the indigenous (Health) knowledge, performing Arts, Visual Arts of 23 Tribal Communities across AP” submitted by Prof. Vijay Prakash (Retd.,) from Andhra University. 27th September 2018 Discussed the methodology, sample size, justification of the selected sample and plan of action to carry out the study to record and document the art forms of various tribal communities in Andhra Pradesh.
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