Jamshedpur : Culture and social traditions form the very essence of human existence and everyone in the society strives to uphold the cultural values and traditional ways of life.
Tribal Culture Society (TCS), Tata Steel as a part of steel major’s Affirmative Action Policy, encourages tribal community in enriching its culture and traditions through various empowerment programmes.
In the last couple of years, TCS as a part of this endeavor revived largely extinct tribal games such as – Kati, Bahu Chor, Sekor, etc. in the States of Jharkhand and Odisha.
Similarly, opening up more than 100 Ho Language classes, through training to tribal educators, is yet another area where TCS has made its presence felt emphatically in the tribal community.
In line with the above, TCS is organising a Two day Tribal Leadership Conference at Tribal Research & Training Centre (TRTC), Guira, Chaibasa.
Around 50 participants from Jharkhand & Odisha are participating in this conference. The conference was inaugurated by Mr Biren Bhuta, Chief, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Tata Steel today.
Students, Social workers, Opinion leaders, superannuated corporate employees, cultural personalities and social leaders are also participating in the conference.
Some of the prominent personalities present from the tribal community leaders were Mr D N Champia, former Dy. Speaker, Bihar Assembly, Mr Madhu Sudan Marla, President, Adivasi Ho Samaj Mahasabha, Mr Bushan Pat Pingua, Adivasi Ho Samaj Yuva Mahasabha, Mr Ghanshyam Gagrai and President, Adivasi Ho Samaj Buddhijivi Manch.
During the two day meet, the think tank of the tribal community would deliberate on the present status and conditions of the tribal in the society, their future, the importance of its languages and scripts, impact of tribal culture on the present day society and many more such issues.