The Institute


"The research institute 'Indian Institute of Social Sciences and Folklore Research, Parbhani' is run by the Gramgeeta Shikshan Mandal, Parbhani."

Director's Desk


"The institutional research and educational work is based on the precious thoughts of Dr Saheb Khandare, he says, education makes man perfect and research makes society perfect."

The Research Executive

The Research Executive

"Former Dean and Professor of S.R.T.M.University, Nanded. Dr Saheb Khandare, a well-known Theorist, Folklorist and Social Scientist is a Research Executive of the Institute."

Notice Board

newInternational conference on Intangible Cultural Heritage, 'My Cultural Identity My Sustainable Development-2020"


Departments and Centers

Folklore Treasury

The Institution collected verity of Folklore from each and every village of Maharashtra. The classification and Codification of collected folklore was done by well-known folkloristic Dr Saheb Khandare.


The Institute has its own antique Folklore Museum namely Indian Folk Cultural Museum. Material culture as well as a variety of Arts, instruments, traditional equipments, etc. is collected from Indian folk for the museum.



The Institute has its full-fledged library namely Dagdubai Ramrao Library. Variety of books, Journals and periodicals are available in the library.