Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State (Independent Charge, Ministry of Culture)
Anthropological Survey of India is a premier research institute for anthropological research in bio-cultural studies. It is also recognised as one of the most advanced centres for research and training in anthropology and allied disciplines.
It endeavours to bring in a multi-disciplinary approach,with both social/cultural and physical/biological divisions. Under Cultural Anthropology division, there are Linguistics, Human Ecology, Psychology and Museum sections. Paleoanthropology, Biochemistry,Statistics and DNA laboratories form an integral part of the Physical Anthropology section. The documentation and dissemination activities are supported by different units, such as, Visual Anthropology, Photography and Sound Sections. The Survey has an excellent collection of rare and rich national and international books and journals, which enrich the library section, making it of national significance.For distribution and sale of the Survey’s publication, there is also a publication and distribution unit.
Director, Anthropological Survey of India.
Newsletter for the months of April 2020 - June 2020
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