On the concluding day of the Congress a public function was held to honor outstanding practitioners and scholars who have contributed to strengthening the Traditional Sciences and Technologies. A citation was read out and they were decorated with a shawl by Sri. Sunderfal Bahaguna.
The following is the list of these practitioners:
1. Vaidya BP. Nanal, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Pune
2. Hakim Taiyab, Unani Physician, Aligarh.
3. Bramhananda Swamigal, Siddha Physician, Coimbatore.
4. Sri.Ganapathi Sthapathi, Traditional Architect, Madras.
5. Sri. Ram Sundar, Traditional Iron Smelter, Madhya Pradesh.
6. Sri.KanippayyurKrishnan Nambudri, Traditional Architect, Kerala.
7. Sri.Prahladachar, Navya Nyaya Scholar, Bangalore.
8. Sri.V.S.Chandramouli, Expert on Natural Dyes, Bangalore.
1. WATER MANAGEMENT TRADITIONS IN INDIA, Uma shankari & Esha Shah, pp-75, Rs.35
An overview of indigenous technologies of water storage conservation, conveyance, control and related management practices.
2. BAMBOO IN DANDAKARANYA, Vinoo Kaley et al, pp-89, Rs.35
A portrait of the structure of technology as developed by communities in intimate relatonship with their environs. An ecologically sound as well as socially meaningful answer to exploitation.
3. THE COLOUR OF OUR LIVES, K.V.Chandramouli, pp-79., Rs,50
A first book on natural dyes for an aspiring practitioner. A panel containing samples of dyed cloth included.
4. INDIAN MATHEMATICS: AN INTRODUCTION, Ashok Jhunjhunwala, pp-110, Rs.40
An introduction to the power, simplicity and delight of arithmetic techniques, especially for school children.
5. TRADITIONAL INDIAN AGRICULTURE: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, K.Vijayalakshmi, pp-113., Rs. 125(hb).
The annotated bibliography presents the results of a first attempt at surveying the Traditional Indian Agriculture.
6. THE EQUITY PAPERS, C.V.Seshadri, Rs.100
The paper questions the fundamentals of the modern conceptions of time and thermo dynamics.
7 GROUNDWATER IN VARAHAMlHIRA'S BRHAT SAMHITA, E.A.V.Prasad pp-351.
An exposition of the ancient Indian treatise from the standpoint of valid and verifiable scientific norms.
8. INDIAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, Dharampal, pp-325. Rs.50
A seminal contribution to historical research that shatters modern post- colonial
interpretations of the past.
9. SOME ASPECTS OF EARLIER INDIAN SOCIETY AND POLITY AND THEIR RELEVANCE TO THE PRESENT, Dharampal, pp-54., Rs.20
A new perspective on traditional Indian Society that goes radically counter to the mainstream academic view.
10. INTRODUCING THE-TRADITIONAL S&T CONGRESS, pp-26. Rs.25
A booklet that introduces .the reader to the perspective behind the Congress.
11. KEYNOTE PAPERS AND EXTENDED ABSTRACTS, pp-250. Rs.150(sb) Rs.250(hb)
Containing about 250 abstracts and six keynote talks and theme papers, this volume covers all the themes of coverage of the Congress.
12. SOUVENIR: CONGRESS ON, pp-137, Rs 100 TRADITIONAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES OF INDIA,
A book containing the background philosophy, perspective, objectives and activities of the five day Congress. It contains a detailed account of the conference sessions, exhibitions, films and workshops that were part of this event.
13. DRAFT REPORTS ON TRADITIONAL TECHNOLOGIES HAVE ALSO BEEN PREPARED ON A VARIETY OF THEMES: (Only single copies of these drafts are available for Reference)
(a) Bee-keeping and Honey
(b) Vegetable Oils
(c) Food preservation in Karnataka region (Kannada)
(d) Pottery and Ceramic Ware
(e) Brick making
(g) Vaastu Vignanam
(h) Building materials in Kerala
(i) Building materials in Tamil Nadu
(j) Bamboo and Cane in Assam
(I) Handicrafts of Varanasi (Hindi) (m) Iron and Steel
(n) Copper recovery by Niyariyas of Mirzapur
(o) Indigenous Techniques of Metallurgy
(p) Techno economic survey of Iron and Steel Workers
(r) Khadi and
(s) Brocades of Banaras.