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Adivasi Academy


Bhasha Research and Publication Centre in 1999


Tejgadh Taluka, Chhota Udepur District, Gujarat

Major Departments
  • Vaacha Museum
  • Bhasha Van
  • Lakhara Studio
  • Vasant Shala Multilingual & Mother Tongue Education school for Adivasi Children
  • Prakruti Health Clinic
  • Research Library
Major Achievements
  • The Peoples Linguistic Survey of India
  • Community/Insider Ethnography of India
  • National Consortium of Tribal Arts and Culture
  • Pictorial Glossaries
  • Documentation of Adivasi Music
Institutional Recognition

Centre of Excellence, by Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India

Current Initiatives
  • The Adivasi Academy, Tejgadh is currently involved in collaborative projects with the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Ministry of AYUSH and UNICEF.
  • The work of Insider Ethnography has begun in Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Field Documentation of music of Himachal Pradesh was recently completed while its dissemination is in process.


Contemporary Status

Bhasha and Adivasi Academy will be collaborating with the University Grants Commission, Delhi, and The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara for the next 10 years.