I am Dr. P. Venkatramana, Asst. Professor, Discipline of Anthropology, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi-110 068. My specialization is Physical Anthropology. I did my Ph.D. from the Dept. of Anthropology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. Prior to my joining IGNOU I got 8 years of Post-Doctoral Research Experience as Research Associate and Senior Research Associate both sponsored by CSIR, New Delhi and availed at the Dept. of Anthropology, S.V.University, Tirupati.