JAI CHANDIRAM Memorial 1st NATIONAL COMMUNITY
MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL 2017
Jai Chandiram Memorial Community Media Film Festival is a celebration of Community Media which has tried to erase the media hegemony of the urban people over the media. It’s also a statement that local communities in rural India can stop being consumers of media and start being producers.
ANJAMMA THE PLANT SAVIOR
September 26, 2016
Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Shri Radha Mohan Singh inaugurated the four day Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Krishi Unnati Mela – 2016, in Mathura, on 26 September 2016.
Declaration on Millets: V National Convention on Millets
Enhancement of millet area to realize a nutritionally secure India
NMML, New Delhi, India
November 29-30, 2016
We divided the two days into a number of Listening Sessions to discuss the role of States, Science and Media for promoting Millets’ cultivation and consumption in which we heard concerns of the people from Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Odisha, Telangana
and Tamil Nadu who vividly described the millet situation in their states and they made the following declaration.
Declaration on Millets: IV National Convention on Millets
Ending Hunger, Achieving Food and Nutritional Security & Promoting Sustainable Agriculture
CESS, Hyderabad, Telangana India
November 25-26, 2015
We the farmers, scientists, nutritionists, environmentalists, academicians and civil society activists concerned about millets belonging to several regions of India – from the hills of Himachal Pradesh to the plains of Deccan, from the adivasi areas of Madhya Pradesh to the mountains of Nagaland– have met at Hyderabad in Telangana on November 25 & 26, 2015 to discuss the various facets, strengths and problems of millet cultivation and consumption in India.