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Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star Word to Screen Publishers Boot Camp

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival with Star
Word to Screen Publishers Boot Camp

Photo of the Day – II

Chandrashekhar B. Bhave

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Chandrashekhar B. Bhave is the Chairperson of the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) – India’s first prospective National University for Research and Innovation to address challenges of urbanisation through an integrated programme of education, research, consulting and advisory services.

Chandrashekhar was the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), India’s capital markets regulator from 2008 to 2011. He was also the chairperson of the Asia-Pacific regional committee and a member of the Technical and the Executive Committees of the IOSCO, over this period.

Chandrashekhar started his career in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1975. He was the Collector in Nanded and worked in the Finance and Industries departments of the Government of Maharashtra and the Petroleum Ministry of the Government of India. He then worked in SEBI as a Senior Executive Director from 1992–1996, helping create the regulatory infrastructure for Indian capital markets.

Chandrashekhar then quit the IAS to set up the National Securities Depository (NSDL) in 1996 and was its Chairman and Managing Director from 1996 to 2008. NSDL was the first depository in India and became operational in 1996 – the settlements in Indian stock exchanges are in paperless form today. The NSDL was entrusted with setting up the Government of India’s Tax Information System and the Central Record Keeping System for the new Pension scheme.

Text source: http://iihs.co.in/about/board-founding-members/chandrasekhar-b-bhave/

Malleswaram

As a part of our Practica we will be working in our neighbourhood. This short film is from the first visit that we had last week. There are two sites in the neighbourhood on  which we are suppose to work. This film is from Malleswaram, Bangalore.

Malleswaram is a north-western neighbourhood in Bangalore city. It was developed as a planned suburb after the great plague of 1898, which caused many people to move out of the city center. It derives its name from the Kaadu Malleshwara temple.

Film by: TejInder Singh
Background Score: Tajdar Junaid

 

Classroom – In & Out

We have moved to our designated classroom now. And before you start making assumptions on how our classroom might look like, please hold yourself. No, its not the usual classroom you come across in every second college or university or institute. This classroom has redefined my understanding of how classrooms should look and work in real world.

The Weekend

The week was exhausting but overwhelming. I had found the peace within for the fact the work ethics at IIHS are on the same lines I’ve been wanting to be build or associated with. So came the weekend.

Bengaluru Poetry Festival was scheduled on August 6-7th, 2016 and I was looking forward to the weekend. One Vikramjeet Singh Rooprai, Founder – Youth for Heritage Foundation was coming to Bangalore and it had been time since we met last time and got lost in our conversation which ranges from history to philosophy to politics to everything we can put our heads on. Second, it was the first weekend in Bangalore after Urban Fellowship has commenced.

I slept like a hog on Saturday the 6th of August and planned day out on Sunday. Daksh, my junior from CSPA is interning in Bangalore and I had been wanting to see him too. So the first half of day was spent at Poetry festival at Leela Palace Hotel, Bangalore listening to Piyush Mishra – singing and reciting poetry; chatting with Vikramjeet Singh Rooprai and second half of the day was spent at NGMA, Bangalore – where I’ve been wanting to go since last year. I’ve been to NGMA New Delhi & Mumbai and was fascinated how the art work is curated at both of these galleries.

I ended up video documenting Piyush Mishra’s singing and poetry recitals – which I’ll share over the course of time. I’ve shared one video on Facebook already which can be viewed here:
Piyush Mishra sings O Ri Duniya(Live)