Culture and Heritage Studies (CHS)

The Program Area Culture and Heritage Studies focus on the study of  culture and heritage in Environmentchs Management and Sustainable Development. It covers the study of traditional knowledge systems, practices and technology related to various development sectors and  its importance in the current scenario. It also focus on the  preservation and conservation of cultural  and heritage aspects of places, arts and crafts,  traditions and culture and heritage in relation to environment.The Program Area emphasize the role of traditional knowledge and experience in conservation and preservation of natural resources and how it helps in Environment Management and Sustainable Development.

 Sub Programs
  • Culture, Heritage and Environment
  • Traditional Knowledge Systems 
  • Traditional Arts and Crafts
  • Culture, Heritage and Education
 Major Activities
Intangible Heritage Festival
National workshop on Intangible Natural Heritage

KEC 2013, Theme: Culture and Heritage for Environment Management