Thursday, 26 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Astronomy vs. Astrology

Discussion regarding the science behind each field.
  • Astrologers: Naresh G. Trivedi (Astrologer), Purvang Shukla (Astrologer)
  • Astronomers: Tanmay Shah (Astronomer), Praful Shah (Astronomer)
  • Civil Society

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Ame Gunthi Jindagi (We Wove a Life)

A woman journalist finds a diary of an old woman, dead alone in her home. She unravels the story of a woman who 40 years ago left her village home to chase a dream to create a business of garments and embroideries to help rural women. A look into the life of a woman who broke tradition to chase her dream.

Tankshal

Mallika Sarabhai in conversation with Dr. Mehrunnisa M. Desai (President, Ahmedabad Muslim Women’s Association, Domestic Violence Helpline 1091, expert in women’s empowerment and backward classes)

Right to Information Act: Ratilal Vaniya was unaware how much P.F. was due to him after 12 years. The RTI was able to help him acquire the information.

Self Help Group: Through their savings with the Kalyan SHG, Salal village women were able to create a business of hand-rolling incense.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on Ms. Selima who has been dedicated to the cause of new enterprises and has won the best businesswoman award; story on Madhuben; heritage story on Hatkeshwar Mahadev Temple; tip of the day - use dustbin; helpline on architecture entrance exam; word of the day - NEVI (boat)

Wednesday, 25 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Handicaps and Disabilities Cont.

Issues of access to facilities, insurance, jobs and schooling.

  • Disabled People: Mitali Lotwala (Student)
  • NGOs & Experts: Ileshkumar S. Rava (Special Needs Teacher), Ranjit P. Gohel (President, MEET International)
  • Civil Society & Teachers

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Nayna Rasik Mehta Part II

A woman is able to successfully get her husband punished for the abuse he has inflicted upon her, with the help of her mother-in-law and the police.

Director: Nisarg Trivedi
Cameraperson: Yadavan Chandran
Editor: Nilang Jariwala
Cast: Harita Shah, Raksha Nayak, Kavan Shah, Vijay Parajit, Abhinay Banker, Vijay Rajput, Shailesh Prajapati

Tankshal

Mr. C. D. Parikh (Chief Executive, Apang Manav Mandal, expert on the education of disabled people)

Water: Taraben Permar, sarpanch of Mehmoodpura village, with help of the NGO Swargirna Gram Vikas Sanstha, built a Rs 2 lakh road into the village, a place for washing laundry and a water reservoir for livestock. With help of the Sarda Jal Sanchay Yojana government scheme, check dams were built, and through the B.R.C. Yojana, a water tank for the village school was built.

Self Help Group: The Shree Chamunda SHG, run by eleven women, begins a business weaving wheatgrass to create various appliances and wares.

Water: With the help of NGO SWATI, the villagers of Thala Village went into a partnership with the government to solve their water woes. They collected Rs 74000, borrowed Rs 50,000 and the government contributed Rs 5 lakhs, and together they dredged the lake and built a water tank for the cattle.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on the Adult Continuing Education Centre in the Amritsar Central Jail; tip of the day - wash your hands; story of a blind man, Ranchhodbhai; vox pops on what dalit people dream; helpline - information about breast cancer

Tuesday, 24 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Handicaps and Disabilities Cont.

Issues of access to facilities, insurance, jobs and schooling.

  • Disabled People: Mitali Lotwala (Student)
  • NGOs & Experts: Ileshkumar S. Rava (Special Needs Teacher), Ranjit P. Gohel (President, MEET International)
  • Civil Society & Teachers

Ek Moti Ekalvayu

Nayna Rasik Mehta Part I

A woman is able to successfully get her husband punished for the abuse he has inflicted upon her, with the help of her mother-in-law and the police.

Director: Nisarg Trivedi
Cameraperson: Yadavan Chandran
Editor: Nilang Jariwala
Cast: Harita Shah, Raksha Nayak, Kavan Shah, Vijay Parajit, Abhinay Banker, Vijay Rajput, Shailesh Prajapati

Tankshal

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

Self Help Group: Nagneshwari SHG formed a savings group; from their savings they were able to create a water reservoir for livestock.

Right to Information Act: Mahatma Gandhi International School provides information about the RTI.

Self Help Group: Gayatri SHG in the Salal village created a business from their savings to embroider stones into saris.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news on Waukegen teen who earns national attention for her effort to help young victims of sexual abuse; heritage story on Gandhi Ashram; tip of the day - don't spit; helpline - what kind of products can be used for sensitive skin; vox pops alcohol and drug addiction; information of the day - where candy comes from

Monday, 23 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Handicaps and Disabilities

Issues of access to facilities, insurance, jobs and schooling.

  • Disabled People: Mitali Lotwala (Student)
  • NGOs & Experts: Ileshkumar S. Rava (Special Needs Teacher), Ranjit P. Gohel (President, MEET International)
  • Civil Society & Teachers

Tankshal

Aditi Desai in conversation with Mr. Ilesh Raval (Incharge Specialist Educator, Prerana Sanastha Manthbudhi Balakoni Thalim Shala, expert on educational development of disabled children)

Water: Moviya village took advantage of a government scheme created by the District Rural Development Agency with the help of the Water and Sanitation Management Organization, which granted the village Rs. 48 crores. They were able to build a 45 lakh litre capacity water pump and a 20 lakh litre water tank.

Self Help Group: Abika SHG helps its members set up savings and loans so that they may set up various small scale businesses.

Water: With help from Sarda Jal Sanchay Yojana government scheme, Panchvada village members contributed 40% of funds to build 60 check dams. Under the Sector E-Form scheme, Narmada River water was supplied to them.

SAT PRABHAT

Good news story on Supreme Court lawyer Sonia Raj Sood who fights atrocities against Kashmiris attributed to India's security forces; heritage story on Rajkumar College in Rajkot; helpline - what type of clothing for a thin body type; tip of the day - supporting your local artisans and crafts; word of the day ARUPARU (here and there)

Sunday, 22 April, 2007

The SAT Chat Show

Special

Issues of builders cont. – 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)

Navi Kshitijo - Lakshmiben

The story of Navi Kshitijo, who had lost her entire family’s savings more than once through theft and con, perseveres and regains financial stability for her family by utilizing a savings account in a bank as well as making use of her mobile phone to help expand her business.

Director: Hridaynath Gharekhan
Chief Assistant Director: Dipika Goenka
Assistant Director: Vijay Rajput
Cameraperson:
Ashish Prajapati
Editor: Jayesh Gadivi
Cast:
Shilpa Thaker, Ratnabhai Rabari, Imtiaz Sheikh, Prakash Bhatia, Minaben Prajapati, Binaben Shah, Ninaben Shah, Dipikaben Patel, Jhanvi Patel, Chandranil, Devanshi

Tankshal

Mallika Sarabhai in conversation with Shri Bushan Punani (Executive Director, Blind People’s Association, expert on educational development of disabled people)

Special: Social welfare scheme for tribal and backward caste women for economic empowerment.