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

Thursday, 9 May 2013

KHI Theatre for Awareness in Banaja Shilpa Mela at Kolkata

In the inauguration of Banaja Shilpa Mela held at Kolkata on May 7, 2013 a demonstration of the KHI Theatre for Awareness was presented on request of the organizers. The Mela organized by the Regional Centre, National Afforestation & Eco-Development Board, Jadavpur University under Ministry of Environment & Forests, 

Mr. Aminul Haque, the Project Director interacting with the tribal artisans from Potka (Jharkhand) and Ajodhya (Puruliya) before conducting the show

In presence of the dignitaries from State Forest Department of West Bengal and Jadavpur University the show was performed. The Chairman of KHI briefly introduced the theme of KHI Theatre for Awareness and Chief Guest Mr. Nirapada Sardar, Member of State Legislative Assembly appreciated the endeavor by sharing his own experience regarding the workshop.

Mr. Satyananda Das, IFS (Retd.), the Chairman, KHI introducing the theme of KHI Theatre for Awareness 

Mr. Nirapada Sardar, Member of State Legislative Assembly sharing his views regarding the workshop

KHI Theatre for Awareness in Banaja Shilpa Mela

(From left:) Prof. Asis Mazumdar, Coordinator, Regional Centre, NAEB, Jadavpur University, GoI,  Mr. V.K. Yadav, IFS, Chief Conservator of Forests, Central Circle, Govt. of West Bengal, Mr. Nirapada Sardar, Member of State Legislative Assembly and Mr. Arabinda Mitra from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya enjoying the KHI Theatre for Awareness in Banaja Shilpa Mela

The workshop in progress

The endeavor of Krishnaa Human Initiatives in development communication for confidence generation was highly appreciated by the dignitaries present in the occasion. Everybody was convince about the need of this sort of workshop  based interactive program for grass root level communication.

Friday, 3 May 2013

KHI Theatre for Awareness - an initiative in development communication

Krishnaa Human Initiatives is working in development communication at the grassroot level. The organization is using theatre as a tool for awareness building on sustainable development issues. It conducts various workshops in the interior parts of West Bengal and its adjacent states. 

Tribal participants in KHI workshop on Theatre for awareness

Mr. Aminul Haque, an well known theatre activist of Nandikar fame and the Executive Committee Member of KHI is working as the Director of the Project. 

Mr. Aminul Haque, the Project Director conducting a workshop

Presently the organization is conducting theatrical workshop in the remote area of Sundarban where the tribal villagers are facing problems regarding health, malnutrition, child and woman trafficking in their day to day life. 

Mr. Aminul Haque, the Project Director and Mr. Susanta Biswas, Secretary, KHI with Mr. Nirapada Sardar, Member of State Legislative Assembly and the local leaders in a workshop

Both the male and female villagers from different age group and profession eagerly participates in the workshops to develop and change their attitude towards life.

The workshop is going on in presence of the dignitaries

The participants getting divided in small groups created theatre production on their own issues at the end of the workshop.

Participants improvisation on different issues of their own

Krishnaa Human Initiatives undertakes the project to enhance awareness of the direct and indirect beneficiaries regarding various sustainable development issues. 

For more pictures click on:   KHI Theatre for awareness 

Thursday, 2 May 2013

Krishnaa Human Initiatives in Earth Day Celebration 2013

Krishnaa Human Initiatives participated in Earth Day Celebration 2013 in Central Park, Salt Lake Kolkata. The program was organized by Indian Tree Foundation in association with Thikana. 

Sri Susanta Biswas, Secretary, Krishnaa Human Initiatives and a reknowned documentary filmmaker in the rally organized to celebrate Earth Day 2013 at Central Park, Salt Lake

The Citizen Sector Organization Krishnaa Human Initiatives is working through awareness generation programs on environment conservation issues since its inception. KHI joined hand in hand with India Tree Foundation and Thikana to celebrate the Earth Day.

Children from different schools gathered to celebrate the day

Sri Susanta Biswas, Secretary, Krishnaa Human Initiatives with Mr. Ravi Menon, President, India Tree Foundation and the Functionaries of Thikana in the program

Sri Susanta Biswas, Secretary, Krishnaa Human Initiatives with Mr. Ravi Menon, President, India Tree Foundation in the program

The program is held to demonstrate support for environmental protection and was a great success. 

For more pictures click on the following link: