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Introducing the Indian National Confederation and Academy of Anthropologists (INCAA)

INCAA has emerged as the apex organization of the profession in March 2004. It is registered under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act XXVI of 1961 (registration number S/1L/20556 of 2003-2004, dated March 12, 2004), with its registered office at 225, Kadam Kanon, Jhargram 721507, India. Currently, it has about 211 Founder Members, 709 Life Members, and 6 Institutional Members representing almost all States/Union Territories of the country. INCAA's primary role is to promote the cause of Anthropology and Anthropologists, particularly those associated with India.

Our Goals

Advancing Anthropological Knowledge

Fostering Collaboration and Networking

Promoting Ethical Anthropological Practices

Current office bearers of INCAA

2023 to 2026
Professor Kishor K Basa
Chairman, National Monuments Authority, Government of India
Professor P.C. Joshi
Former Professor and former Vice Chancellor I/C and Pro Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi, Delhi
Professor B.V. Sharma
Director, Anthropological Survey of India, Ministry of Culture, Government of India
Professor Jibon Kumar Singh
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Manipur University, Imphal
Professor Subho Roy
Member Secretary
Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Professor Dipak K Midya
Professor, Department of Anthropology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur
Dr. Kasi Eswarappa
Joint Secretary
Assistant Professor, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Department of Tribal Studies, Amarkantak
Dr. Thanuja Mummidi
Joint Secretary
Center Head I/C, Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Pondicherry University, Puducherry
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