ICH Publications


Documenting India’s Intangible Cultural Heritage (Published in Hindi)

A UK TRUST Project on preparing an ICH Documentation Manual was undertaken by Nerupama Y. Modwel, Director, ICH, Division and Surajit Sarkar, Video/Documentary filmmaker.
The manual presents some guidelines INTACH and other ICH collectors have developed for collecting oral history, folklore and tradition from practitioners and community members.
A hindi version of the publication was published.

Year of publication: 2016.

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Shadow and Light- A Kaleidoscope of Manipur

The book focuses on various aspects such as the Geographical landscape, History, Social milieu, flora fauna, intangible culture and various other elements. A brief introduction by Phanjoubam on the problems of the North-East, the unsettled issues of past and present,  and the World War II aftermath, followed by a deep analysis by Robert Lyman, a war historian. It was released during the Eighth Pupul Jayakar Memorial Lecture on 18thApirl 2016. It is being brought out by Hachette Publishing House.

Year of publication: 2016.


Sixth Pupul Jayakar Memorial Lecture: ‘Revitalizing India’s conservation traditions’

Eminent Professor Madhav Gadgil delivered the Sixth Pupul Jayakar Memorial Lecture on 18th April 2014. In his lecture titled “Revitalizing India’s conservation traditions”, he spoke at length about the destruction of nature and people’s livelihood so widely prevalent in our times. This lecture was later published in the form of a booklet.

Year of publication: 2014.

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The ICH division, INTACH collaborated with The Tribal Fund for Documentation & Conservation to publish a book on the Baiga people of Madhya Pradesh.

Year of publication: 2014.


Intangible Cultural heritage: Diu

The ICH division, INTACH undertook the research and documentation of the intangible cultural heritage of Diu. The project was sponsored by UT Administration of Daman, Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

Year of publication: 2014.