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The Dadi Nani Foundation organised a three-day all-India Symposium on Grandmothers: Role and Status in Indian Families and Society in Pune April 4-6, 2008.

The main objective of the Symposium was to initiate the academic process of acquiring, with some precision and clarity, understanding about the changing role and status of grandmothers and great-grandmothers in 21st century India.


Overview paper

Grandmothers: A Primer for Understanding their Changing Role and Status in Urban and Metropolitan India by P. C. Mathur   


Sessions and Themes

> Literary Imagination, Anthropology and Social Psychology
> Medical Biology
> Demography, Insurance, Bankability and Technology



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