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Ongoing Projects



Exhibition and research project on the dynamics of migration, social development and cultural identity in the Bhojpuri region of India, in Suriname and the Netherlands.

Bidesia, The project is an international exhibition and cultural exchange-project involving three institutes and museums in three countries :

  • Manav Vikas Sangrahalaya (Museum of Ethnography and Social Development), G. B. Pant Social Science Institute, Allahabad.

  • KIT Tropen Museum - Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam.

  • Institute Voor Maatschappij Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (IMWO), and Surinaams Museum, Paramaribo.


GANGA RIVER CULTUTRE : Project of Modernisation and Extension of Gallery

This project is concerned with the modernization and extension of the Ganga River Culture gallery, whic is being funded by the Minstry of Culture, Government of India. The project involves collecting objects and photographs reflecting various aspects of the culture of the people and places around the river Ganga as it flows from the Gangotri to the Bay of Bengal. Models will be sculpted and dioramas constructed to exhibit the lifestyle of the various communities who are dependent on the river for their sustenance and livelihood. The gallery will be opened to the public in August, 2005.

Museum Shop :

The museum includes a sales outlet where picture postcards, greeting cards, posters, and publications of the museum are sold to the visitor at nominal rates.

Classified Information :

Timings : 10 am to 5 pm on all working days except second Saturday and gazetted holidays.
Entry Fee : Rs. 5 per person.
Photography : Photography without permission is prohibited.
Communicator : Communicators are available for guided tours.

Museum Incharge:

Dr. Badri Naryan Tiwari
Phone: 91-532-2667214 Ext. 38


The Museum of Anthropology & Developement
Ongoing Projects

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