adivaani was registered as a Trust with the Additional Registrar of Assurances in Kolkata, West Bengal on July 19, 2012. Our Registration number is 4326. adivaani is registered u/s 12AA (1)(b)(i) of the Income Tax Act 1961, and has the following tax exemptions:~ Approval under section 80G (5)(iv) of the Income Tax Act,1961 (50% exemption).
Illustrated Pursuits: Why we chose to do the book?
Almost two years ago adivaani received the proposal for Illustrated Pursuits: a collection of drawings, published articles and maps by Walter Stanhope Sherwill, who spent a total twenty-seven years in India since he first arrived as a young man in 1834 to work for the British East India Company. He served as an ensign,... Continue Reading →
Jacinta Kerketta’s first poetry book: Angor
Our authors and readers make adivaani what it is...they are the fuel and passion that keeps our work going. As proud as we are to announce our first poetry book; the poet and her brilliance far surpass everything we stand for. Do join us at the launch of Jacinta Kerketta's first collection of bi-lingual poems... Continue Reading →
adivaani books at the International Kolkata Book Fair, 2016
Where: Stall 205, Nagarik Mancha Venue: Milan Mela, Kolkata. (Near E. M. Bypass, Science City) Dates: January 26th, 2016 – February 7th, 2016 Time: Everyday from 12 PM – 8 PM
adivaani books at the New Delhi World Book Fair 2016
Where: Sanskriti Book Distributors, Hall No. 6, Stall No. 87, near Gate no. 2, Pragati Maidan. Venue: Pragati Maidan, Mathura Road, New Delhi, 110002. Dates: January 9th to January 17th, 2016. Time: Everyday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m
adivaani’s new imprint One of Us brings out Sylvan Tales: Stories from the Munda country
In the past we've received manuscripts and proposals from Non-Adivasi authors, activists, scholars and researchers who wished to publish with us and we turned them down as a policy as we were creating a niche space for ourselves and they'd anyway have better chances to be published by established, mainstream publishers. Three years on we... Continue Reading →
Adivaani and Tribal Intellectual Collective India’s first book is out!
Earlier this year adivaani and the Tribal Intellectual Collective India’s paths crossed. Conversations turned to collaborations and the plans to co-host their First National Congress, in Shillong in September 2015 were consolidated. Not only that; ideas to produce books together were also explored and formalized. The first product from this association is a series: Tribal... Continue Reading →
adivaani on Headlines Today
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-w8oduTy1k This is a story of three friends in Kolkata coming together and saving a culture and its heritage from extinction. Ruby Hembrom quit her job as an IT professional to take to promoting the folktales of Adivasis a place on the bookshelves. Here is the inspiring and heartening tale.