Indian Rock Art - Prehistoric Paintings of the Pachmarhi Hills by Dr. Meenakshi Dubey Pathak


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Dr Meenakshi Dubey-Pathak
(a) Masters of Arts degree in Paintings 1985, with first position in the order of merit from Government College of Home Science under Maharani Durgawati University, Jabalpur (MP) India.
(b) National Eligibility Test (NET) 1986, University Grants Commission of India.
(c) Junior Research Fellowship, University Grants Commission of India 1987, to carry out research work on the Prehistoric Rock Paintings of the Pachmarhi Hills in Central India under the guidance of the late Padma Shri Dr Vishnu Shreedhar Wakankar.
(d) Further research of the painted rock shelters in Pachmarhi 1986 to 1990.
(e) Awarded Ph.D. 1996 by Indira Arts & Music University, Khairagarh (MP), India.
(f) Research on the Petroglyph sites in Leh, Ladhak region 2002, establishing a Petroglyph Park at Karu near Leh. Paper presented at the International Conference of RASI in Agra 2004 and in New Delhi 2006, and published by Australian Rock Art Research Association (AURA).
(g) Member of the Rock Art Society of India (RASI), Indian Society of Prehistory and Quaternary Studies, and Australian Rock Art Research Association.
(h) Dr Meenakshi Dubey-Pathak has also held exhibitions based on her oil on canvas reproductions of the rock paintings of the Pachmarhi Hills, in Kathmandu, Nepal 1988, Ujjain 1989, Milan, Italy 1990, Bhopal 1991, Pune 1992, Shillong 1995, Jhodpur 1998, Pachmarhi 2000, Agra 2004, Mathura 2005, Delhi 2006 and Siliguri Subhna Cantt 2007. She also gives guided tours in the Satpura National Park.
1988 'Rock Art of the Old World' Paper, World Congress, AURA.
1988 'Some unique Rock Paintings of Pachmarhi Hills' Paper, Prehistory and Quaternary Studies, 16th Annual National Conference, Vishwa Bharti University, Shanti Niketan.
1989 'Recently Explored Rock Shelters of Pachmarhi Hills' Paper, M..Chronical, Bhopal.
1989 'Chitrit Shaila Shrayon Ki Khoj' Paper, Nav Bharat, Raipur.
1989 'Shailashraya Ki Khoj' Paper, Dainik Bhaskar, Bhopal.
1989 'Pachmarhi Mein Shaila Shraya Ki Khoj' Paper, Dainik Avantika Ujjain.
1990 'Recently explored Rock Paintings of Pachmarhi' Paper, Rock Art Society of India, Proceedings of the First National Conference, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Dayalbagh, Agra.
1990 'The Depiction of Head Hunters in the Rock Paintings of Pachmarhi' Paper, National Conference of Indian Rock Art Association, State Archaeology and Museums, Bhopal.
1990 'The Musical Aspects in the Rock Paintings of Pachmarhi Hills' Paper, Centro Camuno Di Studi Prehistorici, 7th International Conference, Valcomonica Symposium on Rock Art, Breno, Italy.
1991 'Rock Painting of Pachmarhi of India - Tribal Art of Pachmarhi' Paper, published in 'Old World of Rock Art', IGNAC, New Delhi.
1991 'The Head Hunters in the Rock Paintings of Pachmarhi Hills' Paper, Man and Environment V-XVI, No.2.
1992 'Reviving the Old Art' Paper, Citizen of Indian Express, Pune.
1996 'Musical Depictions in the Rock Paintings of Pachmarhi' Paper, INDIA publication, Germany. Edited by Professor Ellen Hickman.
2000 'Preservation and Conservation of Rock Art of Pachmarhi Hills' Paper, Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve, Special issue (Nov. 2000) EPCO, Bhopal.
2001 'Documentation of Rock Shelters of Pachmarhi Biosphere' Project by EPCO, Bhopal.
2003 'Identification and Preparation of Conservation Plan for Natural Heritage Sites in Pachmarhi Biosphere' Paper, BRC Journal of EPCO, Bhopal.
2004 'Petroglyphs of Ladhak' Paper, International Conference of RASI, Agra.
2006 'Rock Paintings of Pachmarhi Hills' Journal, The Educationist, AEC (Army Education Corps) Pachmarhi, MP.
2007 'Petroglyphs of Ladakh' Paper, AURA, Australia.
2008 'Conservation of Rock Art: Examples From Pachmarhi' Paper, Rock Art & Archaeology of India, Agam Kala Prakashan, Dehli.
2008 'Rock Paintings of Pachmarhi' Paper, AWWA, Journal, New Delhi.
2009 'Cultural Heritage Of Ladakh: Petrogyliphs of Ladakh' Paper, Sharda Publication House, Delhi.
2009 'Documentation of Painted Rock Shelters of Pachmarhi Hills' Paper, International Journal of the Rock Art Society of India.
2009 'A Note On The Rock Art of the Kaimur Range' Paper, REWA, International Journal of the Rock Art Society of India.
2010 'Amazing World Of Rock Art' Publication, BR Publications, Delhi.
2010 'Stupas in Petroglyphs of Ladakh' Paper, INORA, editor Dr. Jean Clottes.
2010 'Depiction of Stupas - Buddhist culture in the Rock Art of Ladakh' Paper, International Journal of the Rock Art Society of India.
2010 'A Note on the Workshop on Rock Art - Celebration of World Heritage Day' Paper, International Journal of the Rock Art Society of India.
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