Ravindra Devra

Name: Ravindra Devra

Email: ravidevra@gmail.com

Name of the supervisor: Dr. Parth R. Chauhan

Research Focus (max 200 words) : My current research is related to prehistoric archaeology of the Thar Desert.  It explores palaeolithic human colonization in western India. Apart from field archaeology, I am interested in experimental lithic knapping, Quaternary geology, and mapping.

Websites: [https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ravindra-Devra]                                                 

Education: M.A. (Archaeology),  MS University of Baroda, Vadodara
M.A. (Geography),  Banaras Hindu Uinversity, Varanasi
B.A. (History, Geography, Sociology), University of Rajasthan

Fellowship/Scholarship: IISER Mohali Institute Fellowship – SRF

Title of the thesis: Inter-site Geographical Context of Prehistoric Thar Desert

Selected Publications:
Devra, R. et al. 2019,Prehistoric Exploration in Jaisalmer and Jodhpur Districts, Rajasthan: A Preliminary Report of 2018-19, Shodh Patrika Vol. 70(1-4) pp. 126-132.
Devara, A. K. et al. 2018, Stratified Palaeolithic Sites from the Upper Paleru River Basin, Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh: A Preliminary Report, Heritage Vol. 6/4 pp. 93-108


Research Study Grant: Andrew Sherratt Fund 2017 and 2019;

International Travel Grant: The Prehistoric Society, Conference Fund 2020