Irulas

Anthropologists do not consider them original inhabitants of hills. They have moved up to the mountains either for wage labour or while doing slash and burn agriculture. Usually, the Irulas have very little link to the other adivasis in the region, except with the Kurumbas. They have a more plains-ward…

Nilgiris Water Portal

The Nilgiris, Blue Mountains of South India, is located at the junction of the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats, the two prominent mountain ranges that run almost parallel to the coastlines of Peninsular India. The high hills are a wonderful gift of Nature. Widespread forests and abundant water sources…

Nilgiris Water Portal

“This site is being developed by Keystone Foundation, Kotagiri to share information related to their work on water resources in the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve over the years. As usual, all the information would be available under a Creative Commons License for anyone to use. We will go live shortly. Please…