Saturday, 14 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Special

Issues of cricketers – discussion with general public, selectors and coaches.

  • Cricketers: Kirat Damani, Luv Paloar, Devandra Pandey
  • Coaches & Selectors: Manav Mukherji (Coach), Kamleshbhai Pate (Coach, Gujarat Vidhyapith)
  • Civil Society

Sat Katha (Truth Tales)

Bela Thaker Part I

The story of a young woman who defies a “woman’s role” as a wife as being the important one, to pursue career ambitions and stay single.

Director: Daxin Bajrange-Chhara
Cameraperson: Hemang Pathak
Editor: Nishit Jadawala
Cast:
Tulsi Bhatt (Belaben Thakar), Kishor Thakkar (Father), Beena Shah (Mother), Manoj Rao (Boyfriend)

Tankshal

Mallika Sarabhai in conversation with Digant Oza (Founder, Satyajit Trust, expert on water issues and concerns)

Special: Running a transport company, the story of Kalpana Dalwadi.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news on village women who is taking initiative to clean streets - fining those who break the rules; art story on painting; celebrity guest Manju Mehete; helpline - menstruation questions; phrase of the day - NEV NA PANI MOBHE CHADAVAVAPublish Post

Friday, 13 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Sex Education

Many states in India are banning sex education on the grounds that “it is against our culture”. It is unclear whether sex is against our culture or knowledge of it. So what does the youth think about this?

  • Students: Hitesh Srimali, Valmik Shukla
  • NGOs & Experts: Hemangini Gaikwad (Educator), Parul Patel (Educator), Shylup Parikh (Principal, Anjuman Islam School)
  • Civil Society & Parents

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with Nishitbhai Mehta (CEO, Entrepreneur, with inclusive employment for disabled people)

Success Story: Physically challenged but undaunted, the story of Hansaben.

Health: Government aid for below poverty line pregnant women.

Success Story: Turning household cooking skills into gold, the story of Induben Khakhrawla.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on Mr. Nazarit; heritage story on Vishala Museum; vox pops on exam styles; helpline - information on birth control pills and how it affects the body; tip of the day - using paper efficiently, word of the day - TAGGARD

Thursday, 12 April, 2007

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Kalu Gulab (Black Rose)

In India it is socially unacceptable to be dark; this discrimination is especially prevalent against women. This is the story of two sisters who struggle with the issue of being considered “unattractive” by mainstream culture.

Director: Nisarg Trivedi
Cameraperson: M. Roopesh
Editor: Nilang Jariwala
Cast: Ami Vyas, Manali Bhavsar, April Moon, Heman Trivedi, Jayesh Borisa, Abhinay Banker, Niyati Barot, Hetal Barot, Sunil Vaghela, Haresh Pandya, Niranjan Barot

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with Gagan Sethi (Managing Trustee, Janvikas - Center for Social Justice, expert in youth empowerment and social justice)

Self Help Group: Rearing cattle together to bridge the Hindu/Muslim divide in Veerpur village.

Self Help Group: Shri Jagruti Mahila SHG produces and sells washing powder.

Success Story: Gita Barot changes her wares every season to make a healthy living.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on HIV/AIDS Awareness; heritage story on Dada Harini Vav; vox pop on Right to Information act; helpline on skin care; tip of the day – reuse paper and save trees; phrase of the day KALJA NU KHASELU ( whimsical)

Wednesday, 11 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Career Options for Adolescents

Who should decide which career adolescents pursue? How much pressure is there placed on youth by both society and their parents? What should be the deciding factor? Aptitude? The adolescents own wants?

  • Students: Nilofar Shailk
  • NGOs & Experts: K.P. Gajjar (Educator, Polytechnic & Engineering College, Gandhinagar), Manju Bhatnagar (Educator), Nimisha Pardkar (Psychologist), Rita Rajgopal (Teacher, Little Flower Primary Scool)
  • Civil Society & Parents

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Mangal Sutra

A woman who has suffered the brutal behaviour of her husband and loses her unborn child struggles to break free from the unwanted bondage of married life.

Director: Nisarg Trivedi
Cameraperson: M. Roopesh
Editor: Nikul Mehta
Cast: Jagruti Thakore, Charmy Modi, Parmeshwar, Heman Shah, Kamini Jadhav, Dhara Vyas, Vivek Shah, Naisargi Trivedi, Firoz Shaikh, Kailash Patel

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with Anand Soni (Core Team Officer, Education Support Organisation, expert in education for children of slum areas)

Success Story: Nainaben Vaghela turned her life around stitching sheets and pillowcases with her Rs. 10,000 loan from SEWA Bank. Today she earns 10 and 12 thousand per month.

Water: The Moviya Water Committee has built 9 check dams and a storage tank of 200,000 litres with a partnership with the government.

Success Story: How Sadgunaben Shah became a small scale entrepreneur and started a shop.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on people in Pune who only use a cycle on the first Sunday of every month eschewing vehicles which add to global warming; heritage story on Shreyas Folk Museum’s vessel collection; art story on Gajendra Shah’s new exhibition; word of the day JAKHHAD

Tuesday, 10 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Exam Stress Cont.

The pressure of coming first is putting a stress on students as young as three years old, with dreadful consequences, sometimes even suicide. Who is responsible?

  • Students: Varun Thomas (St. Xavier Loyola, student)
  • Experts: Prashant Bhimani (psychologist), Sukhdev Patel (social worker), Sunil Trivedi (DPS School, principal), Anju Musafir (MGIS, principal)
  • Civil Society & Parents

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Hu Kon? (Who Am I?) Pt II

The perennial struggle of a woman’s identity beyond that of being wife, mother, house keeper. And her rebellion.

Director: Hridaynath Gharekhan
Chief Assistant Director: Dipika Goenka
Assistant Director: Vijay Rajput
Cameraperson: Tanishque
Editor: Jaydeep Gadhavi
Cast: Jagrutiben Thakore, Imtiazbhai Sheikh, Shilpa Thakere, Winners Shah, Tarika Tripathi, Anita, Vijay Rajput

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with Jalak Kavi (Team Leader, Education Support Organisation, expert in education for children of slum areas)

Success story: Jamnaben Brijwasi, bus driver.

Water: How the people of Vejagam village brought water to their taps.

Success Story: How Bilkis Banu flies kites for her independence.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on transforming farming with organic fertilizers; heritage story on Ahmedabadni Gufa; vox pop on the pros and cons of school uniforms; helpline on skin care; tip of the day – be kind to one person every day; word of the day KHALATO

Monday, 9 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Exam Stress

The pressure of coming first is putting a stress on students as young as three years old, with dreadful consequences, sometimes even suicide. Who is responsible?

  • Students: Varun Thomas (St. Xavier Loyola, student)
  • Experts: Prashant Bhimani (psychologist), Sukhdev Patel (social worker), Sunil Trivedi (DPS School, principal), Anju Musafir (MGIS, principal)
  • Civil Society & Parents

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Hu Kon? (Who Am I?) Pt I

The perennial struggle of a woman’s identity beyond that of being wife, mother, house keeper. And her rebellion.

Director: Hridaynath Gharekhan
Chief Assistant Director: Dipika Goenka
Assistant Director: Vijay Rajput
Cameraperson: Tanishque
Editor: Jaydeep Gadhavi
Cast: Jagrutiben Thakore, Imtiazbhai Sheikh, Shilpa Thakere, Winners Shah, Tarika Tripathi, Anita, Vijay Rajput

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with Brijpal Patel (Program Coordinator, Centre for Environment Education, expertise in water, community development, agriculture and livestock)

Water: How the villagers of Hingalla village collected Rs 7 lakhs and tied up with the Water and Sanitation Management Organization and ONGC to solve their water woes.

Economic Empowerment: The Mahila Seva Sahakara Bank loans money to women who have accounts with it to repair their homes.

Self Help Group: The Prayasgandhi SHG loans money to help its women set up grocery stores and little jewellery stores.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on Kerala women getting together for co-operative farming; heritage story on Hastibibi No Gokhlo; vox pop on cricket; helpline on how to beat the heat; tip on saving water; word for the day ASTODIA

Sunday, 8 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Special

Issues of municipal sweepers cont. – discussion with authorities and citizens.

  • Municipal Sweepers: M.J. Fancy, Harish Bachubhai, Harish Makwana (Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation)
  • Authorities & Experts: A.K. Shah (sanitation superintendent), M.C. Dave (Health Officer, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation), Jayantibhai Makwana (Director, Solid Waste, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation), Mr. Zalawadia (Municipal Commissioner), Dr. J.V. Solanki (Deputy Health Officer, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation), Dharmendra Patel (Public Health Superintendent), Dr. G.T. Makwana (Deputy Health Officer, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation)
  • Civil Society

Sat Katha (Truth Tales)

Sudhaben Part II

This is the true story of a blind rural woman, Sudhaben Patel, who proves that blindness does not have to be a hindrance to a successful life, and goes on into active and effective village & district politics.

Director: Daxin Bajrange-Chhara
Cameraperson: Hemang Pathak
Editor: Nishit Jadawala
Cast: Kalpana Gagrekar (Sudhaben Patel),
Dilip Bhatt (Father), Tarika Tripathi (Junior Sudha)

Tankshal

Mallika Sarabhai in conversation with Harinesh Pandya (Director/Convenor, Janpath, expert on the Right to Information Act)

Special: How SEWA trained Palu Parmar and Lata Patel to develop a career selling solar batteries.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on a women’s dairy movement that is transforming rural Madhya Pradesh; power breakfast with Chef Khanna; celebrity morning with psychologist Ratna Bilwani; helpline on career counseling for courses in the polytechnics; tip of the day on raising issues using SMS's; phrase of the day CHALTA BALADNE AAR NA GHONCHAY (don’t curb a running horse)