Workshop on Archaeology
A workshop on the “Value of Archaeology” was organised for the students of Middle School. The guest speaker was Dr. Amrita Sarkar, Asst. Professor, Deccan College and Post Graduate Research Institute, Pune. It was a very interactive session as the speaker touched every aspect of archaeological study and also cleared some misconceptions about archaeology. She began with Prehistory and the evolution of man, followed by the period of Indus Valley Civilization. She concluded with as to how important it is to study about our past and value and conserve India’s rich and varied heritage.Each and every slide had well depicted pictures and drawings of time period referred to and were very comprehensive. The students showed great interest and were inquisitive to know about the career options in the field of archaeology.
Overall the workshop was successful in enlightening the students about archaeology and further cultivated an interest among them.