धान एक ऐसा अन्न है, जिसका उपयोग इसके आविर्भाव के साथ ही विभिन्न तरीक़ों से भिन्न-भिन्न अवसरों पर होता आ रहा है। मोटे तौर पर हम इसके उपयोग को निम्न रूपों में बाँट कर देख सकते हैं :
छत्तीसगढ़ एक चावल केन्दित संस्कृति की
Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellowship is a collaborative project to encourage fresh research on tangible and intangible heritage across India and South Asia. Articles, videos, interviews and more, supported by the Fellowship, are freely available for everyone to read, watch and hear at www.sahapedia.org.
Sahapedia, in collaboration with the Directorate of Culture and Archaeology, Government of Chhattisgarh, has undertaken the project of documenting comprehensively the rich and diverse cultural traditions and natural heritage of the state. This involves preparing multi-media modules which include articles, interviews and documentaries of a wide range of cultural forms including oral epics, performing art and craft traditions etc.
The state of Mizoram, over the last few decades, has seen a thriving culture of football develop against significant odds, to become one of the foremost votaries of the game in the country at present. Women's football, in particular, has taken great strides in recent years, moving rapidly towards the creation of gender parity, both in the sport and in the larger society.