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BSW-43:Tribals of South and Central India

By Dr. G. Mahesh   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University

Welcome to the course on ‘Tribals of South and Central India’.

 

In this course, we will be learning about the tribal population existing in South and Central India along with their unique features and characteristics including culture, practices, beliefs, social organization, their livelihood, etc. This course will also highlight some of the emerging problems and perspectives of tribal development in the region.

 

This course not only provides knowledge but also impart deeper understanding of the diversity of our nation.


Course Credit

4


Learners enrolled: 665

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Not Applicable
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 15 Jul 2020
End Date :
Exam Date :
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Level : Diploma

    COURSE LAYOUT

    BSW-043 : TRIBALS OF SOUTH AND CENTRAL INDIA (4 credits)
    Block 1 : Tribals of South India
    Week 1 - Unit 1 : Tribals of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
    Week 2 - Unit 2 : Tribals of Karnataka
    Week 3 - Unit 3 : Tribals of Kerala
    Week 4 - Unit 4 : Tribals of Tamil Nadu
    Week 5 - Unit 5 : Tribals in Lakshadweep and Puducherry
    Block 2 : Andaman and Nicobar Tribals
    Week 6 - Unit 1 : Great Andamanese of Strait Island
    Week 6 - Unit 2 : Onges of Little Andaman
    Week 7 - Unit 3 : Jarawas of South and Middle Andaman
    Week 7 - Unit 4 : Sentinelese of Sentinel Island
    Week 8 - Unit 5 : Shompens of Great Nicobar
    Block 3 : Tribals of Central India
    Week 9 - Unit 1 : Tribals of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
    Week 10 - Unit 2 : Tribals of Gujarat, Jharkhand and Orissa
    Week 11 - Unit 3 : Tribals of Goa and Maharashtra
    Week 12 - Unit 4 : Tribals of Bihar and West Bengal

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

    IGNOU’s CTRBS Materials-BSW-043

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Dr. G. Mahesh

    Indira Gandhi National Open University

    Dr. G. Mahesh is a qualified social worker and public health professional with M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Social Medicine and Community Health from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has been trained and committed to work for rights based and gender sensitive issues. Prior to joining IGNOU, he has worked with international organizations in the field of Public Health, coordinating and facilitating regional and country level HIV and AIDS initiatives, liaising and networking with Government, national, international agencies and Civil Society Organisations working on HIV and AIDS in the Asia Pacific region.

     

    Dr. Mahesh has keen interest in the areas of tribal development, professional ethics, human animal conflict (HAC), fundraising, institution building, networking and advocacy as significant tools in the field of social work. He has been working towards strengthening Social Work education and practice in Open and Distance Learning. Presently, Dr. Mahesh is coordinating CAFE and DAFE programmes in the School of Social Work.

    COURSE CERTIFICATE



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