KISS-DU conducted a ten-day Learning Tour for 20 research scholars and 3 faculty to Indra Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahlaya (IGRMS), Bhopal from 1st February to 11th February 2024 as a part of the MoU signed between both the institutions. The purpose was to conduct research and study the diverse cultures, traditions and lifestyles of indigenous communities. Cultural exchange, collaboration, education and research were some of the key areas of work.

On the occasion, IGMRS in collaboration with KISS-DU and International Inclusive Museum, Australia organized a three-day national workshop on Living Culture and Living Tradition and symposium on Rethinking Community Cultural Engagement. Professor Amitav Pandey, Director of the Museum while delivering the Welcome Speech explained the vibrant culture of the house type built in the Open Space Exhibition of the Museum, talked about community-supported housing and the experiences associated with it.

 The Chief Guest of the event, Professor Amreswar Galla, Pro Chancellor, KISS-DU and UNESCO Chair Holder on Inclusive Museum and Sustainable Heritage Development, Anantha Vishwavidyalaya said that Cultures takes diverse forms across time and space. This diversity is embodied in the uniqueness and plurality of the identities of the groups and societies making humankind. Professor E. Pushpalatha, President of Indigenous Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development, UNESCO spoke about indigenous cultural heritage and sustainable development.