Prof S Prasanna Sree, Head, Dept of English, Andhra University in Visakhapatnam is the first academic to have devised alphabets for 18 different Indian languages spoken by Adivasis in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and West Bengal. The script has been structured based on the usage of their oral sounds, historicity and domestication of culturally available utilities. The scripts should benefit more than a million tribal people who had no written tradition till now and were dependent on major scripts like English or Hindi. A few tribal groups have already started domesticating these alphabets. A wedding card was released a few months ago using these alphabets.