Friday, 30 October 2015

CHOKHER ALOY : Sight of Eye - A Biographical Documentary on Late (Shrimati) Krishna Biswas [both Bengali & English language versions]

The Documentary on Late (Smt.) Krishna Biswas is an 8.5 minute long depiction of her dynamic life in a nutshell. Like many stories lost in translation and submerged into oblivion, this could have been the case with this multifaceted personality if this effort to document her life had not been taken up by Susanta Biswas and Moushumi Biswas. A life which encompasses such wideness and utility needs to be captured through the lenses, so that the person could be remembered, treasured and never be lost. The documentary tells the story of an ordinarily extraordinary individual. A depiction of how simplistic yet effective one life can be.

30th September, 2015, Wednesday, at 7 pm, the Digital Video Disc (DVD) of the Biographical Documentary Film CHOKHER ALOY : Sight of Eye on the life of Late (Smt.) Krishna Biswas was released on her 72nd Birthday by Distinguished Academician, Shri Mihir Sengupta.

The audio-visual coverage of the program of 05 minutes 56 seconds duration is available in the following link:


DVD Release Program of CHOKHER ALOY


Shri Mihir Sengupta, Distinguished Academician releasing the DVD of CHOKHER ALOY

To watch the Biographical Documentary Film in English and / or Bengali of 09 minutes 30 seconds and 08 minutes 28 seconds duration respectively please go through the following links:





Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Times change, but the bond remains

UDAYAN DAS : Perhaps this was the bond which attained its expression in two ways. Primarily this made the documentary possible. The bond here is that of a mother and a son. But there is also an expression of a bond that finds itself based on humanity, reciprocity and mutuality. This bond was explicit in the assembly of a bunch of notable personalities who came together at the DVD launch of “Chokher Aaloy: Sight of Eye”, paying homage to Late (Smt.) Krishna Biswas. It can be undoubtedly said that the protagonist of the evening was no one other than herself even amidst the presence of many.

Banner displayed in the DVD release program





















The venue from the back
The venue from the front
The Documentary on Late (Smt.) Krishna Biswas is an 8.5 minute long depiction of her dynamic life in a nutshell. Like many stories lost in translation and submerged into oblivion, this could have been the case with this multifaceted personality if this effort to document her life had not been taken up by Susanta Biswas and Moushumi Biswas. A life which encompasses such wideness and utility needs to be captured through the lenses, so that the person could be remembered, treasured and never be lost. The documentary tells the story of an ordinarily extraordinary individual. A depiction of how simplistic yet effective one life can be.

Smt. Shashwati Dutta
The launch got under way after a performance from Smt. Shashwati Dutta, trained classical vocalist. Her scintillating voice uplifted the occasion even further. From thereon, hosts for the evening, Susanta Biswas and Moushumi Biswas took on the proceedings. They humbly welcomed the guests. Susanta Biswas, son of Krishna Biswas and the director of “Chokher Aaloy” spoke at length to the audience describing his road to this documentary and how it overcame many hurdles. For something which incorporates so much affection, obstacles are only of time. He invited Shri Mihir Sengupta, distinguished Academician and Founder of Kishore Bharati High School to launch the DVD.

Shri Mihir Sengupta, Distinguished Academician, releasing the DVD of CHOKHER ALOY : Sight of Eye


Shri Sengupta who was humbled by the prestigious opportunity to inaugurate the DVD, spoke about Late (Smt.) Krishna Biswas’s life and her social activities. He enlightened the audience about Krishna Biswas’s commitment towards eye donation and social welfare activities. 

Shri Mihir Sengupta congratulated the makers of the documentary Shri Susanta Biswas (Director) & Smt. Moushumi Biswas (Producer)













“I do not have the capacity to inaugurate this DVD, I can only present this in front of you all”, said Shri Sengupta after unveiling the DVD to all and signing the first copy. He also congratulated the makers of this documentary who presented the opportunity to relive the experience of Krishna Biswas’s journey of life.

Prof. Subodh Chandra Sinha, Former Principal, Rabindra Mahavidyalaya, Dumdum

Shri Sengupta was followed by a bunch of other notable people who spoke about the protagonist and the documentary itself. Prof. Subodh Chandra Sinha, Former Principal, Rabindra Mahavidyalaya, Dumdum spoke about his bond with Smt. Krishna Biswas which was almost that of a sibling. He fondly remembers her by the name, “Didi Bhai”. He applauded the fact that the documentary immortalised her personality even after her death

Dr. S R Banerjee, Distinguished Scientist, VECC, Govt. of India
Shri Anjan Basu, Director, Aurora Films
Dr. Sudhee Ranjan Banerjee, Distinguished Scientist, Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Govt. of India and Shri Anjan Basu, Director of Aurora Films and documentary film maker also paid there homage.


Shri Bismoy Roy, Registrar of Publication, Govt. of W Bengal
Shri Bismoy Ray, Registrar of Publication, Govt. Of West Bengal, focussed on the aspect of documentation saying that often events and personalities are blurred by time and what only hurts is the absence of its projection and conservation. 

Shri Subrata Halder, Executive Engineer, SWID, Govt. of W Bengal
Shri Subrata Halder, Executive Engineer, State Water Investigation Directorate, Govt. Of West Bengal talked about his acquaintanceship with Susanta Biswas. He being a follower of his works claimed this creation to be an excellent one. 

Shri Amitabha Chakraborty, Cultural activist & Poet
Shri Amitabha Chakraborty, Cultural activist and Poet emphasised on Krishna Biswas’s family and its impact on her social welfare skills. 
Shri Shankar Ghosh, Elder brother of Late (Smt.) Krishna Biswas
Shri Shankar Ghosh, Krishna Biswas’s elder brother at the end summarised her personality, stressing on dynamism and welfarism. 

The evening ended through a recitation from Shri Prabir Bhattacharya, News Reader, All India Radio followed by the screening of the Documentary.


Shri Prabir Bhattacharya, News Reader, All India Radio

The event celebrated two aspects. First, the cause and the need to document priceless personalities and moments spanning life but moreover this evening, especially on the birthday of Krishna Biswas, was deemed fit to celebrate her journey of life, the price she put on human virtue and the essence of a complete personality that she projected of a common simplistic individual. “Chokher Aaloy” is simply put a rendition of that, a miniature form of her set in motion, curtailed by time and modernised through technology.

The Audience

The audio visual coverage of the program is uploaded in the following LINK :



The Digital Video Disc (DVD) Cover of the Documentary




Photography Kalyan Mitra














Monday, 7 September 2015

Appreciation from the Hon'ble Minister, Human Resource Development, Government of India to Ms.Moushumi Biswas the Vice Chairperson of Krishnaa Human Initiatives

Ms. Moushumi Biswas the Vice Chairperson of Krishnaa Human Initiatives, is highly appreciated by the Human Resource Development Ministry, Government of India. In an official letter Smriti Zubin Irani, Hon'ble Minister, Human Resource Development, Government of India, appreciated Ms. Moushumi Biswas for her commitment and dedication as well as her great efforts in preparing the next generation.

Ms. Moushumi Biswas is a Teacher and Subject Coordinator (Hindi) in Army Public School, Kolkata having more than 22 years teaching experience under Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). She is also an empanelled Examiner and Moderator of CBSE. The Hon'ble Minister congratulated Ms. Biswas for playing the most critical role in influencing the minds and personalities of her students. 

Appreciation letter from the Hon'ble Minister, Human Resource Development, Government of India

Ms. Moushumi Biswas, Vice Chairperson, Krishnaa Human Initiatives
Teacher and Subject Coordinator (Hindi), Army Public School, Kolkata

Krishnaa Human Initiatives salutes its Vice Chairperson, Ms. Moushumi Biswas for the great appreciation received by her from Government of India.

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Krishnaa Human Initiatives is going to present a documentary film based on the life of Late (Smt.) Krishna Biswas



Krishnaa Human Initiatives is going to present a documentary film titled "CHOKHER ALOY" (Sight of Eye) based on the life of Late (Smt.) Krishna Biswas. The DVD of the documentary film produced by Moushumi Biswas will be released on September 30, 2015, Wednesday to pay humble homage on the Birth Anniversary of Late (Smt.) Krishna Biswas on whose memory the Citizen Sector Organization was established.



Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Fifth death anniversary of Krishna Biswas

Krishna Biswas 

[30.09.1943; Wednesday - 11.11.2009; Wednesday]





The Citizen Sector Organization decided to organize different programs on sustainable development throughout the year, i.e. between 11.11.2014 & 11.11.2015 to commemorate the 5th death anniversary of Krishna Biswas on whose memory the organization was founded. The program details will be published here accordingly.

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Susanta Biswas, a documentary film maker's interview in Kolkata Doordarshan (DD Bangla)

Kolkata Doordarshan (DD Bangla) made telecast of Susanta Biswas's interview on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 05:05 pm in a program on Kolkata International Film Festival with his documentary clippings which participated thrice in different years at Kolkata International Film Festival. The audio-visual clip of the interview is uploaded in the following link:






Susanta Biswas Documentary 'Towards A Green Future', was screened in the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival (2013). Earlier, Biswas's Documentaries, 'Tribal Women, Afforestation and Sustainability' and 'Jal Dharo, Jal Bharo (Preserve Water, Reserve Water)' was screened in 15th (2009) & 18th Kolkata International Film Festival (2012) respectively.

Susanta Biswas is the Founder Secretary and the Chief Functionary of Krishnaa Human Initiatives.

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Career Upliftment Program for Academics (CUPA)


Krishnaa Human Initiatives has launched Career Upliftment Program for Academics (CUPA) at Kolkata. The aim of this Program is to provide an overview of both the theoretical and practical aspects of conventional and advanced technologies to the practitioners/educators for a better understanding and growing ability of applying the knowledge.

Learning objectives


Upon completion of the program, the participants will be able to:


*  understand the basic principles of water and energy

* comprehend the basic principles of new and improved water technologies
*  have practical knowledge on the design and operation of the processes involved
* learn the various hydrologic and water related software, logic and algorithms and methods
*   to apply them efficiently for achievement of their chosen objectives
*  an opportunity to publish in national/international book/journals based on the quality of the project 

 
Target group
The module specifically targets professionals in companies, consulting agencies, ministries, education and research institutes having BTech degree from AICTE approved institute

Program structure

The candidate upon enrolling for the program will be asked to select his/her topic of interest. Based on the selected topics supervisors will be approached to guide the enrollee. The enrollee upon the guidance of the supervisor will complete the objectives assigned to him. When the supervisor recommends the completion of the project a Certificate of Completion will be provided to the enrollee as a recognition of his/her achievement signed by the Secretary of the institute and a Guest Technical Adviser.


Ms.Tilottama Chakraborty

Ms.Tilottama Chakraborty, an Assistant Professor at NIT Agartala who studied Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering at Jadavpur University has successfully completed the research project entitled “Application of Fuzzy Logic for Selection of Suitable Locations for Reservoir Development for the fulfillment of Career Upliftment Program for Academics (CUPA) under the supervision of Dr. Mrinmoy Majumder, Guest Technical Adviser, Krishnaa Human Initiatives