On 30th October 2020, The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the JD Center of Arts (JDCA) for collaboration on joint socio-cultural research work and anthropological study of tribal art and tradition in the tribal dominated regions of India.
Objective-To preserve the arts, crafts and traditions of the tribal communities.
Pravir Krishna, MD of TRIFED and Jatin Das Founder and Chairman of JD Centre of Arts signed the MoU over a virtual ceremony.
Lalit Mansingh, Ambassador of India to the United States of America; Nandita Das, renowned artiste and literary personality; Siddharth Das, Architect along with the trustees of JDCA participated in the virtual ceremony.
Features of the collaboration:
i.Under this collaboration, both TRIFED and JDCA will work together to identify the areas of cooperation for research, documentation, archiving and collection of tribal arts and crafts with reference to their lifestyle and livelihood.
ii.Various initiatives which will support the preservation of tribal knowledge along with deliverable and timelines will be taken up based on this research and study.
Following the successful implementation of this collaboration TRIFED aims to preserve the tribal art and culture and empower the tribal communities through income and livelihood generation which will support the complete transformation of the lives and livelihood of the tribal communities across India.
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On 24th July 2020, The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs(MoTA) signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) – Delhi and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), a Swadeshi Science Movement under the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan(UBA), a flagship programme under the Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD).
About Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED):
MD– Pravir Krishna
Established in– August 1987 under the Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act, 1984.
Headquarters– New Delhi
About JD Centre of Arts:
Founder and Chairman– Jatin Das
Headquarters– Bhubaneswar, Odisha