Indian Council of Historical Research

Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) is an independent body established in 1972 under the Societies Registration Act. It is funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and Department of Higher Education. It is located in Delhi. ICHR is reconstituted every 3 years. It was last reconstituted in 2008 September, by the central government. The regional centres of ICHR are
  • ICHR North East Regional Centre in Guwahati
  • ICHR Sothern Regional Centre in Bangalore
Objectives of Indian Council of Historical Research

  • Bringing together the historians and provide them with a platform to exchange views.
  • Provide national direction to a scientific and objective writing on History and to also present and interpret history rationally.
  • To promote and facilitate research in the field of History, with special attention on neglected areas
  • To educe recognition and support from all the concerned in the field of research and ensure that the dissemination is done.
  • Provide scholarships to housewives and scholars interested in research
Among the major functions of ICHR, one is promoting and facilitating research through funding and granting aids for various research oriented programs to the research scholars. The grants that are awarded are mentioned below.
  • Junior Research Fellowship
  • Senior Research Fellowship
  • General Post- Doctoral Fellowship
  • Research Project
  • Foreign Travel Grant
  • Contingency (Study and Travel) Grant
  • Seminar, Conference and Workshop Grant
  • Publication Subsidy
Major Projects Undertaken by Indian Council of Historical Research

Some of the research projects for the year 2008-2009 are as follows.
  • Documentation of Proscribed Literature in N.W.P. and Oudh
  • Jharkhand Ke Panch Pargana Kshetra Ki Aachhadit Puratatvik Avasheshon ka Ek Aitihasik Adhyayan
  • Nature-Community Relationships: A Study of the Fisheries and Fishermen Communities of Colonial Bengal and Post-colonial West Benga
  • A Cultural Study of Kalchuri Inscriptions
  • Arts & Iconographical Contribution of Pratapgarh Distt
  • A Historical Study of Women in Early Kannada Literature c.800-1250 AD
Some of the continuing research projects for the year 2008-2009 are listed below.
  • Social and Economic Dynamics of Medak Suba of former Hyderabad State, 1905-1950
  • Western Discourse on Science and Indigenous Medicine: A Case Study of Nineteenth Century Kerala
  • Cultural Symbols of Madurai Temple: Some Meanings and Perceptions
  • Working Class Non-Representation in the Indian National Movement: The Assam Case
  • A Historical Study of Clan Formation Among Muslims in Manipur (1606-1850)
Members of ICHR

Dr. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
Chairman┬

Dr. K.A.S.M. Ishrat Alam
Member Secretary

Indian Council of Historical Research

The two Journals published by the Indian Council of Historical Research are the┬ Indian Historical Review┬ (bi-annually) and┬ Itihas┬ (in Hindi). Further the council also grants publication subsidy for seminars, congress proceedings, books and journals.

Last Updated on : March 30, 2016

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