The following excerpt is from an article posted in August 8, 2017 edition of India Times:
The database would include rare photographs and videos running in thousands collected from different Tribal Research Institutes
The ministry of tribal affairs to create an online database on Tribes of India How do the Santhals live in remote forest areas? Do tribals of Jharkhand have a special broth to cure anaemia?
What is the difference between Gond tribals of Jharkhand and Gonds of Uttar Pradesh? These and many more questions about lifestyle, living conditions and historic facts about tribals are being documented in the first attempt to create a unique repertoire of Tribes of India.
The ministry of tribal affairs to create an online database on Tribes of India, which would document their evolution, place in history, contribution in India’s freedom struggle, changes in lifestyle, eating habits, architecture of huts or semi-pucca houses, education level, mortality rate, traditional art, folk dances and other anthropological details.
Thanks to ResearchBuzz for the heads-up.