Saturday, 21 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Special

Issues of builders – discussion with environmentalists, clients and architects.

  • Environmentalists: Raju-Dipti (NGO), Vijaybhai (Centre for Environment Education), Gaurav (Anala)
  • Builders, Contractors & Architects: Pavan Bakeri (Builder), Parul Zaveri (Architect), Yatin Pandya (Vastushilp)
  • Civil Society

Sat Katha (Truth Tales)

Ranjanben Bhatt

This is the true story of a woman who has devoted her entire life to making dolls and how the dolls have become an integral part of her effort to propagate the social message of self-dependency and economic independence.

Director: Daxin Bajrange-Chhara
Cameraperson: Hemang Pathak
Editor: Nishit Jadawala
Cast:
Bijal Vyas (Ranjanben), Tushar Kodekar (Press Reporter), Dinesh Bhatt (Grand Father), Kanta Bhatt (Grand Mother)

Tankshal

Mallika Sarabhai in conversation with Mr. Akil Paul (Director, Sense International, expert on deafblind people)

Special: Adult literacy for the neo-literates.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news on home rule unleashed against liquor and lust - the Andhra Chapter; helpline - career counseling in medical field; power breakfast - khakhra & sprouts; celebrity guest Hersha Bhavasal; tip of the day - sticker reminder notes ; breaking superstitions - don't cut hair on Tuesdays; word of the day - ADAD CHHANTVA (magic)

Friday, 20 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

The Plastic Menace

Discussion of issues surround plastic waste and how it affects animals, health and the environment. What can be done to counteract such negative affects?

  • Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Officials & Gujarat Pollution Control Board: Mr. Zalawadia (Director, Municipal Commissioner), Mahendra R. Amin (Sanitation Superintendent)
  • NGOs & Experts: Raju-Dipti (Jeevan Tirth Managing Trustee), Gopal Jain (Programme Officer, Centre for Environment Education), Deepak Gohil (Project Associate, Centre for Environment Education), A.V. Juhapura (Eco Club Member)
  • Civil Society

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Anubandh Pt III

A couple is forced to break their ties to each other when the man is emotionally blackmailed into marrying another woman whom he does not love. His true love tells the story of their struggle so that their love would not have been in vain.

Director: Hridaynath Gharekhan
Chief Assistant Director: Dipika Goenka
Assistant Director: Vijay Rajput
Cameraperson: Ashish Prajapati
Editor: Jaydeep Gadhavi
Cast: Yashswini Yagnik, Sunil Vaghela, Upasana Trivedi, Pragnyaben Trivedi, Sarala Chowksi, Bankim Patel, Jayesh Patel, Radha Shah, Jayesh Rabari, Shailesh Prajapati

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with Geetaben Oza (Program Manager and Documenter, Behavioral Science Centre, expert in human rights for backward class people)

Water: Public government partnership between the village of Vasadava, the Water and Sanitation Management Organization and NGO Swati have built underground storage tanks to ensure year-round water supply.

Water: Harvesting water in a multi-story building.

Health: Jilla Gram Panchayat Health Scheme offers “anti-malarial medicine soaked mosquito nets” for pregnant women.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on children of brothels in Bihar who perform street plays expressing that they don't want to follow in their mothers' footsteps; heritage story on Sundarvan; vox pop on girl education; helpline - breast cancer awareness; tip of the day - recycle your mobile; word of the day - XIPRA (khichadi)

Thursday, 19 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Right to Information Cont.

The revolutionary new law that came into effect last year has given the right to people to demand accountability from the government. Who is using it and what changes is it bringing?

  • RTI Experts & NGOs: Harinesh Pandya (M.D. Janpath), Rashidaben (Janpath)
  • People Who’ve Used RTI: Vinodbhai
  • Civil Society

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Anubandh Pt II

A couple is forced to break their ties to each other when the man is emotionally blackmailed into marrying another woman whom he does not love. His true love tells the story of their struggle so that their love would not have been in vain.

Director: Hridaynath Gharekhan
Chief Assistant Director: Dipika Goenka
Assistant Director: Vijay Rajput
Cameraperson: Ashish Prajapati
Editor: Jaydeep Gadhavi
Cast: Yashswini Yagnik, Sunil Vaghela, Upasana Trivedi, Pragnyaben Trivedi, Sarala Chowksi, Bankim Patel, Jayesh Patel, Radha Shah, Jayesh Rabari, Shailesh Prajapati

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with Ranjit Gadhavi (Director, Madhyam, expert on using communication technologies for social change)

Success Story: Taraben Goyal, post-woman.

Water: How the 15 member water committee of Vankal village solved their water problem.

Success Story: How Bharatiben Bodhu sells panipuri to run her household.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on Orissa government who planted 25,000 trees to help combat heat; story of man teaches Adivasi children; helpline on matching make-up to skin tone; tip of the day - water purification; word of the day - MUKUR (mirror)

Wednesday, 18 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Right to Information

The revolutionary new law that came into effect last year has given the right to people to demand accountability from the government. Who is using it and what changes is it bringing?

  • RTI Experts & NGOs: Harinesh Pandya (M.D. Janpath), Rashidaben (Janpath)
  • People Who’ve Used RTI: Vinodbhai
  • Civil Society

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Anubandh Pt I

A couple is forced to break their ties to each other when the man is emotionally blackmailed into marrying another woman whom he does not love. His true love tells the story of their struggle so that their love would not have been in vain.

Director: Hridaynath Gharekhan
Chief Assistant Director: Dipika Goenka
Assistant Director: Vijay Rajput
Cameraperson: Ashish Prajapati
Editor: Jaydeep Gadhavi
Cast: Yashswini Yagnik, Sunil Vaghela, Upasana Trivedi, Pragnyaben Trivedi, Sarala Chowksi, Bankim Patel, Jayesh Patel, Radha Shah, Jayesh Rabari, Shailesh Prajapati

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with R. P. Mehta (Director, Center for Entrepreneur Development, expert on entrepreneurial issues)

Success Story: Manjula Mistry-embroidering a future.

Health: Jilla Gram Panchayat Health Scheme offers information and guidance to village women.

Self Help Group: Leelaben and Manguben of the Shri Harshid SHG saved Rs 50 each month and have taken a loan of Rs 15000 to start a convenience store.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on Kunti Paul, 80 year old crusader of social service; heritage story on Dalit Shakti Kendra; vox pop on social service; helpline - what to do about unwanted sexual advances ; tip of the day - anti-mosquito computer software; word of the day - HARDAKO (echo)

Tuesday, 17 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Hostel Blues

What are the concerns surrounding students who attend boarding schools? Parents worry that attending boarding school will affect their child's likelihood of being married because of the social stigmas that surround hostel students. Teachers are concerned with students who do not follow the rules and regulations of the hostels.

  • Hostel Residents: Makwana (Student, M. A.), Jayesh T. Gilaner (Student, M. A.), Atul Kahale (Student, N.I.D.)
  • Wardens & Teachers: Kamlesh Patel (Gujarat Vidyapith Sports Incharge & Ex. Hostel Incharge), Rameshbhai Barot (Gujarat Vidyapith B. Ed. Hostel Rector), Pradip Sonar (Gujarat Vidyapith Hostel Principal), Sister Annapaul (St. Xavier's Ladies Hostel), Sukhversha Chopda (N.I.D. Head Dean)
  • Civil Society

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Sapnu Ek Ghar Jevu (Dream House) Part II

While a married couple is struggling to make their “dream home” a reality, the husband begins to think that his wife is spending money unnecessarily and is not “maintaining” the home as he thinks she should, regardless of the fact that she holds a fulltime job. His ego is bruised by the fact that she brings home a higher salary than he, and he unconsciously lets this affect his attitude towards his wife.

Director: Nisarg Trivedi
Cameraperson: M. Roopesh
Editor: Nilang Jariwala
Cast: Bhoomi Shukla, Prem Gadhvi, Bhavesh Nayak

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with Natubhai Barot (Director, Sarvangin Gramvikas Sanstha, expert on women’s financial self help groups)

Success Story: Ranjanben Thakker starting afresh after disaster.

Economic Empowerment: SEWA Bank helps women tied over financial need for domestic activities.

Health: The Manta Kit, for the safety of pregnant women, a project under Jilla Gram Panchayat Health Scheme.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on teachers who care for children affected with cerebral palsy at a special school; art story on Jahanngir Jani; vox pop on hostel problems; helpline on physiotherapy entrepreneurship ; tip of the day - making bird baths; word of the day AASASH (relaxed)

Monday, 16 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Deforestation

Discussion regarding the effects of deforestation. The effect it has on the climate, rainy seasons, land, et cetera. What can be done to counteract this? Who will take on the responsibility?

  • Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Officials & Gujarat Pollution Control Board: Dr. G.T. Makwaana (Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation official), Mr. Randhava (Deputy Municipal Commissioner, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation)
  • NGOs & Experts: Gopal Jain (Programme Officer, Centre for Environment Education), Deepak Gohil (Project Associate, Centre for Environment Education), Raju-Dipti (Jeevan Tirth Managing System) Mahesh Pandya (Social Worker for Paryavaran)
  • Civil Society

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Sapnu Ek Ghar Jevu (Dream House) Part I

While a married couple is struggling to make their “dream home” a reality, the husband begins to think that his wife is spending money unnecessarily and is not “maintaining” the home as he thinks she should, regardless of the fact that she holds a fulltime job. His ego is bruised by the fact that she brings home a higher salary than he, and he unconsciously lets this affect his attitude towards his wife.

Director: Nisarg Trivedi
Cameraperson: M. Roopesh
Editor: Nilang Jariwala
Cast: Bhoomi Shukla, Prem Gadhvi, Bhavesh Nayak

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with Minal Doshi (Managing Trustee, Setu Developmental Intervention Centre, expert in child psychology)

Success Story: Savita Chauhan and her tea store.

Economic Empower: A government scheme for adult literacy.

Success Story: Kashmira Patel, self taught dress designer with a mission.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on Girish who has spent the last ten years working with villages and backwards classes; heritage story on Kavi Dalpatram Chawk; vox pop on examination styles; helpline - what to do about sagging jowls; tip of the day - donate soccer balls anonymously; word of the day AKONU (reserved)

Sunday, 15 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Special

Issues of cricketers cont. – 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 II

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 Harinesh Pandya (Director/Convenor, Janpath, expert on the Right to Information Act)

Special: How Thordi village built 35 check dams, an overhead tank and a pump house to defeat the drought.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on student volunteers of Road Safety Patrol regulating traffic in front of St. Anne's Higher Secondary School ; helpline on second-hand smoke effect; tip of the day – stop spitting; word of the day GHANCHAKKER (going mad); art story of Ashwin Modi's paintings; celebrity guest Raju Barot