Welcome to the website of Prof. Pradip Kumar Singh - an INDIAN ANTHROPOLOGIST!!
Prof Pradip Kumar Singh is University Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Ranchi University, Ranchi, in the Jharkhand State in India. He is also Director, Directorate of Distance Education, Ranchi University, and Director, Computer Centre, Ranchi University. Dr Singh also held the position of the Coordinator, College Development Council, Ranchi University till 31/07/2017.
Dr Singh completed his Doctoral work under renowned Prof. L P Vidyarthi. He re-examined the famous concept of Nature-Man-Spirit Complex and proposed a mathematical formulation to prove that the Complex was a constant.
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Ranchi University was established in 1960 and is the oldest and largest university in State of Jharkhand in India. Visit the website of Ranchi University for more information.
Department of Anthropology
Established in 1953 in the tribal dominated area of Ranchi in the then Bihar (now Jharkhand) State in India, the Department of Anthropology at Ranchi University is one of the premier departments of anthropology in India.
The Oriental Anthropologist
The Oriental Anthropologist is a peer-reviewed international journal published by the Oriental Institute of Cultural Studies, Allahabad, India. It is edited by Prof. V S Sahay, a well-known leading anthropologist in India. Dr Pradip Kumar Singh is the Associate Editor.
Jharkhand state is well known for two things - its abundant mineral wealth and its variegated tribal population. Thirty two types of tribes inhabit Jharkhand - ranging from the hunter-gatherers, through the swiddeners, to the settled agriculturists; thus exhibiting the whole spectrum of cultural evolution.