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Marak Technologies Pvt. Ltd. completes 5 years of operations

19th September 2020- Software solutions and digital media company Marak Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Completes its 5 years of operation today. With a large group of fervent clients and the most talented consultants in the industry Marak Technologies is one of the best software and social media solutions providers in India and USA. Increasing acceptance among business leaders that customer experience excellence is the single greatest differentiator bodes well for Marak Technologies as the company positions itself for significant growth over the next five years.

Marak Technologies founded by Suraj Marak is poised to guide businesses on the actions necessary to accelerate growth and increase valuation by improving modern and traditional marketing techniques. Driven by a team of passionate employees and an enthusiastic management team Marak Technologies is making Innovative technologies and solutions best suited for small and large companies in India and USA.

Speaking on the Suraj Marak, Managing Director of Marak Technologies Pvt. Ltd, said “We are proud to accomplish what we were able to in the last 5 years. For me personally our mission is to build up strategies which helps develop core business areas that address the changing needs of our customers and help develop a culture of innovation and excellence”.

About Us-
Marak Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a one-stop destination for all your technical requirements, including support and services. We offer services pertaining to software, mobile, and website development to businesses, who are looking forward to a digital transformation. we always aim to provide with quality work and acknowledge every effort we take to deliver the best to our clients. With the best and consistent quality at low cost is the key to meet the requirements of our clients, and we stick to the basics.

LSP Transafe’s Chairman Successfully Speak on “Talkshow Semarak K3” at UNS Surakarta

LSP Transafe Indonesia Chairman Mr.Luki Tantra successfully gave a speech and explanation about Indonesian Competency Standard in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) at “Talkshow Semarak K3” by UNS Surakarta. This expected to ensure the understanding and needs OHS Competency in Indonesia.

Jakarta, Indonesia – March 18th 2019 – For Immediate Release
LSP Transafe Indonesia (www.TransafeIndonesia.com) announces that Mr. Luki Tantra, Chairman of LSP Transafe Indonesia has present and successfully speak at “Talkshow Semarak K3”. This event arranged by Himakesja K3 UNS (OHS Faculty) at Surakarta, Indonesia. In this Talkshow/seminar, Mr. Luki Tantra delivers speech about Indonesian Competency Standard for OHS in Indonesia.The event conduct at March 16th 2019.
“Talkshow Semarak K3” held at Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS)’s Auditorium at Jebres, Surakarta Province. This event uses hash tags as follows
• #talkshowsemarakk32019
• #himakesjaK3UNS
• #himakesjaeksplorasi
• #eksplordiriperkokohfondasi
• #d4k3uns
This event also attended by around a hundred participant coming from UNS, University Students around Central Java, as well as University students from region outside java and OHS related workers.

Also invited s guest speaker is Mr. Hendrajati. Mr. Hendrajati is a Lecturer, Writer, OHS Observer and founder of HSE Indonesia group; a group consists of Approximately 38.000 Members all around Indonesia.

Mr. Luki Tantra said on the speech that: At the upcoming globalization, competence certificate is needed by any profession. In Indonesia, the closest is ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA). Without any competence certificate, Indonesian workers, especially OHS/HSE can be easily overthrown by foreign workers.

It also said that college student can be sharper and competitive if they enforce their diploma with competence certificate according to their focus.

Ms. Anna Fauziah, Chairwoman of this event said that yesterday’s event was smooth and successful. The enthusiasm of the participating participants was great. Almost 50% of the participants who joining this event are coming from other College / University. This is in accordance with our target to brand our Study Program Outside our campus.

What are the differences with talk shows/seminars Conducted by us and others? If we compare the facilities and places provided are as good as others with pricier ticket. Our Training subject and training material presented is updated subject; And especially, our event is brought by extraordinary speakers.

The talk show program is not like an ordinary seminar program which only has material delivery and question and answer sessions, but in this event there is also a FGD so that in addition to getting enriched material from the speaker. This makes participants also get more tangible output. In this event participants were also given time to get acquainted with finding new relationships and with groups they could get to know more.

She also hopes that the talk show will be able to make all participants understand about the importance of OSH in every line of life. In addition, it is also hoped that they can further enhance and grow their awareness in OSH culture both in the campus, community and workplace.

67th National Film Awards announced; Sikkim wins award for Most Film Friendly State

Maharshi wins Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment; Anandi Gopal takes the award for Best Film on Social Issues

B Praak wins Best Male Playback Singer for ‘Teri Mitti’ from the movie Kesari; Oththa Seruppu Size-7 bags Special Jury Award

Dhanush and Manoj Bajpayee share the award for Best Actor

Kangana Ranaut wins Best Actress award for Manikarnika-The Queen of Jhansi and Panga

The Jury for the 67th National Film Awards announced the winners for the year 2019 here today. Ahead of the announcement, the Chairperson and other Jury members called on the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar and presented him with the selections for the Awards. The Jury comprised of eminent film makers and film personalities from across the Indian cine-world. The awards were announced by Shri N. Chandra, Chairman, Central Panel, Shri Arun Chaddha, Chairman, Non Feature Films Jury, Shri Shaji N Karun, Chairman, Most Film Friendly State Jury and Shri Saibal Chatterjee, Chairman Best Writing on Cinema Jury.

An Engineered Dream, a hindi film has bagged the award for Best Non-Feature Film while Marakkar-Arabikkadalinte-Simham has taken home the award for Best Feature Film. Kastoori has been awarded Best Children’s Film award. Shrikshetra- Ru-Sahijata has won the best Arts and Culture Film.

Sikkim has bagged the award for being Most Film Friendly State. Savani Ravindra has won Best Female Playback Singer for her song Raan Petala from the Marathi movie Bardo. Gireesh Gangadharan has been awarded Best Cinematography for the Malayalam film Jallikkettu.

A complete list of the awards is given below.

Sr. No.

State

Medal

  1.  

Sikkim

Rajat Kamal & Certificate

Sr. No.

Title of the Book

Language

Name of the Author

Name of the Publisher

Medal and Cash prize

  1.  

A GANDHIAN AFFAIR: INDIA’S CURIOS PORTRAYAL OF LOVE IN CINEMA

English

Sanjay Suri

HarperCollins Publishers India

Swarna Kamal and Rs. 75,000/-

Sr. No.

Title of the Book

Language

Name of the Author

Award

  1.  

CINEMA PAHANARA MANUS

Marathi

Ashok Rane

Certificate

  1.  

KANNADA CINEMA: JAGATHIKA CINEMA VIKASA-PRERANE- PRABHAVA

Kannada

P R Ramadasa Naidu

Certificate

Sr. No.

Name of Critic

Language

Medal and Cash Prize

  1.  

Sohini Chattopadhyay

English

Swarna Kamal and Rs. 75,000/-

S.No.

Category of  Award

Title of the Film

Awardee

Medal

& Cash Prize

  1.  

BEST NON-FEATURE FILM 

AN ENGINEERED DREAM (HINDI)

Producer & Director :  Hemant Gaba

Swarna Kamal

Rs. 1,50,000/-each

  1.  

BEST DEBUT NON-FEATURE FILM OF A DIRECTOR

KHISA (MARATHI)

Producer : P P Cine Production

Director :  Raj Pritam More

Rajat  Kamal

Rs. 75,000/- each

  1.  

BEST  ETHNOGRAPHIC FILM

CHARAN-ATVA THE ESSENCE OF BEING A NOMAD (GUJARATI)

Producer : Films Division

Director : Dinaz Kalwachwala

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/- each

  1.  

BEST BIOGRAPHICAL FILM

ELEPHANTS DO REMEMBER (ENGLISH)

Producer : Films Division

Director : Swati Pandey, Viplove Rai Bhatia & Manohar Singh Bisht

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/-  Producer

Rs. 50,000/- (Shared) Directors

  1.  

BEST ARTS and CULTURE FILM

SHRIKSHETRA-RU-SAHIJATA (ODIA)

Producer & Director :

Ashutosh Pattnaik

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/- each

  1.  

BEST PROMOTIONAL FILM

THE SHOWER (HINDI)

Producer : Little Lamb Films Pvt. Ltd.

Director :  Bauddhayan Mukherji

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/- each

  1.  

BEST ENVIRONMENT FILM

THE STORK SAVIOURS (HINDI)

Producer: Rajiv Mehrotra, PSBT

Director :  Ajay Bedi & Vijay Bedi

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/-  Producer

Rs 50,000/-  Directors (Shared)

  1.  

BEST FILM ON SOCIAL ISSUES

HOLY RIGHTS (HINDI)

&

LADLI (HINDI)

Producer:  Priyanka Pradeep More

Director :  Farha Khatun

&

Producer & Director : Sudipta Kundu

Rajat  Kamal

Rs. 50,000/- Producers (Shared)

Rs. 50,000/- Directors (Shared)

  1.  

BEST EDUCATIONAL FILM

APPLES AND ORANGES (ENGLISH)

Producer:  LXL Ideas Private Limited

Director :  Rukshana Tabassum

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/- each

  1.  

BEST EXPLORATION FILM

WILD KARNATAKA (ENGLISH)

Producer: Amoghavarsha J S

Director : Amoghavarsha JS, Kalyan Varma, Sarath Champati & Vijaya Mohan Raj

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/- Producer

Rs. 50,000/- Directors (Shared)

  1.  

BEST INVESTIGATIVE FILM

JAKKAL (MARATHI)

Producer:  Neon Reel Creation

Director : Vivek Wagh

RAJAT  Kamal

Rs 50,000/- each

  1.  

BEST ANIMATION FILM

RADHA (MUSICAL)

Producer : Fairy Cows

Director : Bimal Poddar

Animator : Nitin Kharkar

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/- each

  1.  

SPECIAL JURY AWARD

SMALL SCALE SOCIETIES (ENGLISH)

Director : Vipin Vijay

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 1,00,000/-

  1.  

BEST SHORT FICTION FILM

CUSTODY

(HINDI/ENGLISH)

Producer & Director :

Ambiecka Pandit

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/- each

  1.  

BEST FILM ON FAMILY VALUES

ORU PAATHIRAA SWAPNAM POLE (MALAYALAM)

Producer:  Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute

Director : Sharan Venugopal

Rajat  Kamal

Rs. 50,000/- each

  1.  

BEST DIRECTION

KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK (ENGLISH/

BENGALI)

Director :  Sudhanshu Saria

Swarna Kamal

Rs. 1,50,000/-

  1.  

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

SONSI (HINDI)

Cameraman:  Savita Singh

Rajat  Kamal

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

BEST ON-LOCATION SOUND RECORDIST

RAHAS (HINDI)

On location sound recordist  : Saptarshi Sarkar

Rajat  Kamal

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

BEST AUDIOGRAPHY

RADHA (Musical)

Re-recordist (final mixed track) : Allwin Rego & Sanjay Maurya

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/- (Shared)

  1.  

BEST EDITING

SHUT UP SONA (HINDI/ENGLISH)

Editor : Arjun Gourisaria

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/-

  1.  

BEST MUSIC DIRECTION

KRANTI DARSHI GURUJI-AHEAD OF TIMES (HINDI)

Music Director:  Bishakhjyoti

Rajat  Kamal, Rs 50,000/-

  1.  

BEST NARRATION/ VOICE OVER

WILD KARNATAKA (ENGLISH)

Voice Over : Sir David Attenborough

Rajat  Kamal

Rs 50,000/-

S.No.

Category of Award

Title Of  The Film

Awardee

Medal

& Cash Prize

  1.  

Best Feature Film

MARAKKAR-ARABIKKADALINTE-SIMHAM (Malayalam)

Producer:  Aashirvad Cinemas

Director: Priyadarshan

Swarna Kamal and

Rs. 2,50,000 (each)

  1.  

Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director

HELEN

(Malayalam)

Producer: Big Bang Entertainments

Director:  Mathukutty Xavier

Swarna Kamal and Rs.1,25,000 (each)

  1.  

Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment

MAHARSHI

(Telugu)

Producer:  Sri Venkteswara Creations

Director:  Paidipally Vamshidhar Rao

Swarna Kamal and

Rs. 2,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Nargis Dutt Award for Best Feature Film on National Integration 

TAJMAL

(Marathi)

Producer: Tuline Studios Pvt. Ltd.

Director: Niyaz Mujawar

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,50,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Film on Social Issues

ANANDI GOPAL (Marathi)

Producer: Essel Vision Productions Ltd., Freshlime Films LLP & Namah Pictures Pvt. Ltd.

Director: Sameer Vidwans

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,50,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation

WATER BURIAL (Monpa)

Producer: Faruque Iftikar Laskar

Director: Shantanu Sen

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,50,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Children’s Film

KASTOORI

(Hindi)

Producer :  Insight Films

Director: Vinod Uttreshwar Kamble

Swarna Kamal and

Rs. 1,50,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Direction

BAHATTAR HOORAIN (Hindi)

Director:  Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan

Swarna Kamal and

Rs. 2,50,000/-

  1.  

Best Actor

BHONSLE (Hindi)

           &

ASURAN (Tamil)

Actor : Manoj Bajpayee

           &

Actor : Dhanush

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-  (Shared)

  1.  

Best Actress

MANIKARNIKA-THE QUEEN OF JHANSI (Hindi)

            &

PANGA (Hindi)

Actress : Kangana Ranaut

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Supporting Actor

SUPER DELUXE (Tamil)

Supporting Actor:  Vijaya Sethupathi

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Supporting Actress

THE TASHKENT FILES (Hindi)

Supporting Actress:  Pallavi Joshi

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Child Artist

KD(A) KARUPPU DURAI (Tamil)

Child Artist : Naga Vishal

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Male Playback Singer

KESARI

(Hindi)

Singer : B Praak

Song “Teri Mitti”

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Female Playback Singer

BARDO

(Marathi)

Singer : Savani Ravindra

Song “Raan Petala”

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Cinematography 

JALLIKKETTU (Malayalam)

Cameraman: Gireesh Gangadharan

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Screenplay 

JYESHTHOPUTRO (Bengali)

GUMNAAMI (Bengali)

THE TASHKENT FILES (Hindi)

Screenplay writer (original): Kaushik Ganguly

Screenplay writer (adapted): Srijit Mukherji

Dialogue Writer:  Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Audiography

IEWDUH (Khasi)

TRIJYA (Marathi)

OTHTHA SERUPPU SIZE-7 (Tamil)

Location Sound Recordist (for sync sound films only) : Debajit Gayan

Sound Designer : Mandar Kamalapurkar

Re- recordist of the final mixed track: Resul Pookutty

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Editing

JERSEY (Telugu)

Editor: Navin Nooli

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Production Design

ANANDI GOPAL (Marathi)

Production  Designer:  Sunil Nigwekar & Nilesh Wagh

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/- (Shared)

  1.  

Best Costume Designer

MARAKKAR-ARABIKKADALINTE-SIMHAM (Malayalam)

Costume Designer:  Sujith Sudhakaran      &

V. Sai

Rajat Kamal and Rs.50,000/- (Shared)

  1.  

Best Make-up Artist

HELEN

 (Malayalam)

Make-up Artist: Ranjith

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Music Direction

VISWASAM (Tamil)

JYESHTHOPUTRO (Bengali)

Music Director (Songs): 

D. Imman

Music Director (Background Music): Prabuddha Banerjee

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Lyrics

KOLAAMBI (Malayalam)

Lyricist: Prabha Varma

 Song “ Arodum Parayuka Vayya”

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Special Jury Award 

OTHTHA SERUPPU SIZE-7 (Tamil)

Producer  & Director :  Radhakrishnan Parthiban

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 2,00,000/-

  1.  

Best Special Effects

MARAKKAR-ARABIKKADALINTE-SIMHAM (Malayalam)

Special Effects Creator : Siddharth Priyadarshan

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Choreography

MAHARSHI (Telugu)

Raju Sundaram

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

  1.  

Best Action Direction Award (Stunt Choreography)

AVANE SRIMANNARAYANA (Kannada)

 Vikram Mor

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 50,000/-

Best Feature Film in each of the language specified in the Schedule VIII of the Constitution

  1.  

Best  Assamese Film

RONUWA – WHO NEVER SURRENDER

Producer:   Bornali Creative Vision Entertainment

Director:  Chandra Mudoi

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Bengali  Film

GUMNAAMI

Producer: SVF Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

Director: Srijit Mukherji

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Hindi Film

CHHICHHORE

Producer: Nadiawala Grandsons Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. & Fox Star Studios

Director: Nitesh Tiwari

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Kannada Film

AKSHI

Producer: Kalaadegula Studio

Director: Manoj Kumar

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Konkani Film

KAAJRO

Producer:  de Goan Studio

Director: Nitin Bhaskar

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Marathi Film

BARDO

Producer:  Ritu Films Cut LLP

Director: Bhimrao Mude

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Malayalam Film

KALLA NOTTAM

Producer: First Print Studios

Director: Rahul Riji Nair

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Manipuri Film

EIGI KONA

Producer:  Luwang Apokpa Mamikol Production

Director:  Bobby Wahengham & Maipaksana Haorongbam

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (Shared)

  1.  

Best Odia Film

SALA BUDHAR BADLA

  &

Kalira Atita

Producer: New Generation Films

Director: Dr. Sabyasachi Mohapatra

&

Producer: Eleeanora Images Pvt. Ltd.

Director: Nila Madhab Panda

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (Shared)

  1.  

Best Punjabi Film

RAB DA RADIO 2

Producer:  Vehli Janta Films

Director: Sharandeep Singh

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Tamil Film

ASURAN

Producer: V Creations

Director: Vetri Maaran

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Telugu Film

JERSEY

Producer: Sithara Entertainments

Director: Gowtam Tinnanuri

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

Best Feature Film in each of the languages other than those specified in Schedule VIII of the Constitution

  1.  

Best Chhattisgarhi Film

BHULAN THE MAZE

Producer: Swapnil Film Productions

Director: Manoj Verma

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Haryanvi Film

CHHORIYAN CHHORON SE KAM NAHI HOTI

Producer: Essel Vision Productions Limited &  Satish Kaushik Entertainment

Director:  Rajesh Amar Lal Babbar

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best  Khasi Film

IEWDUH

Producer: Shiven Arts

Director: Pradip Kurbah

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best  Mishing Film

ANU RUWAD

Producer: Obonori Pictures

Director: Dilip Kumar Doley

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Paniya Film

KENJIRA

Producer: Neru Films

Director: Manoj  Kana

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Best Tulu Film

PINGARA

Producer: DMR Productions

Director: R Preetham Shetty

Rajat Kamal and

Rs. 1,00,000/- (each)

  1.  

Special Mention

BIRIYAANI (Malayalam)

JONAKI PORUA (Assamese)

LATA BHAGWAN KARE (Marathi)

PICASSO (Marathi)

Director : Sajin Babu

Actor : Benjamin Daimary

Actress : Lata Kare

Director : Abhijeet Mohan Warang

Certificate

CENTRAL PANEL

  1.  

N Chandra (Chairman)

  1.  

C Umamaheswara Rao (Member)

  1.  

Ms. Manju Borah (Member)

  1.  

Dilip Shukla (Member)

  1.  

Ms. Bijaya Jena (Member)

  1.  

Manoj Joshi (Member)

  1.  

Gangai Amaran (Member)

  1.  

Subhash Sehgal (Member)

  1.  

Arunoday Sharma (Member)

  1.  

G P Vijaya kumar (Member)

  1.  

S. Kumar (Member)

NORTH PANEL

  1.  

Ms. Manju Borah(Chairman)

  1.  

Sasidharan Pillai (Member)

  1.  

Ms Anuradha Singh (Member)

  1.  

Adeep Tandon (Member)

  1.  

Atul Pandey (Member)

SOUTH I PANEL

  1.  

Arunoday Sharma (Chairman)

  1.  

K. Umamaheswara Rao (Member)

  1.  

Vinod Mankara (Member)

  1.  

Saran (Member)

  1.  

Sandeep Kumar Pampally (Member)

SOUTH II PANEL

  1.  

Subhash Sehgal (Chairman)

  1.  

Prashant Naik (Member)

  1.  

Nidhi  Prasad (Member)

  1.  

Prakash HB (Member)

  1.  

Rajendra Prasad  Choudrie (Member)

EAST PANEL

  1.  

G P Vijayakumar (Chairman)

  1.  

Rajesh Kumar Singh (Member)

  1.  

Maniram Singh (Member)

  1.  

Ajaya Routray (Member)

  1.  

Arijit Halder (Member)

WEST PANEL

  1.  

C Umamaheswara Rao (Chairman)

  1.  

Christopher Dalton  (Member)

  1.  

GK Desai (Member)

  1.  

Dnyanesh Moghe (Member)

  1.  

Sanjay Khanzode (Member)

S.No

Name

  1.  

Arun Chaddha (Chairman)

  1.  

Sesino Yhoshu (Member)

  1.  

Meena Longjam (Member)

  1.  

Sriprakash Menon (Member)

  1.  

Sushil Rajpal (Member)

  1.  

Harish Bhimani (Member)

  1.  

Sanjib Parasar (Member)

1

Saibal Chatterjee (Chairman)

2

Raghavendra Patil (Member)

3

Rajeev Masand (Member)

1

Shaji N Karun (Chairman)

2

Manju Borah (Member)

3

Ravi Kottarakara (Member)

4

Firdausul Hasan (Member)

5

Abhishek Shah (Member)

Mumbai Ultra conducts successful Blood Donation Drive for Tata Memorial Centre on Independence Day

– Event Ambassador Milind Soman first to donate blood under Operation ‘Blood Flood’ during the drive at Shivaji Park

– Over 500 line-up to donate blood Veer Sawarkar Bhavan, Dadar to make it one of the most successful blood donation drives during COVID-19 months

Mumbai:
Mumbai Ultra in association with Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) conducted a massive blood collection drive on August 15 at Shivaji Park in Mumbai to ensure the blood banks in the hospital maintain necessary stock and the patients get the necessary units during their treatment in the hospital.
Mumbai Ultra Marathon partnered with TMC for this unique drive where the motto is “If we cannot, let our blood run”. Each year, the runners organize a marathon on 15th August and dedicate it to the treatment of children with cancer in TMC. This year, due to the prevailing restrictions Mumbai Ultra Runners organized the Blood Donation Camp on 15th August at Veer Sawarkar Bhavan, Dadar, Mumbai. Tata Memorial Centre is the largest tertiary cancer institute in the country and each year more than 70,000 new cancer patients come to TMC for diagnosis, treatment, and advice. Mumbai Ultra in association with Tata Memorial Centre also extended their gratitude to Swatantra Veer Savarkar Smarak Trustees Mr. Ranjit Savarkar for giving the venue for the noble cause.
Mr. Milind Soman, Event Ambassador said, “I visited the Ground zero for Operation Blood Flood – the blood donation camp organised by the Mumbai Ultra Team and Tata Memorial Centre. This was the first time I donated blood in my life and I thank the team for the opportunity. There have been lot of myths about blood donation but it is actually very health and you can help someone who is in need. You can donate blood every three months if you are healthy. So you need to make that choice today.”

One of the most important components of cancer care is a continuous source of Blood and Blood products, which can neither be manufactured in factories nor created in laboratories, and can only come from healthy volunteer donors. While the lockdown has applied brakes on activities across the world, unfortunately, the treatment of cancer has to continue sans interruption. Due to the pandemic, the organisers and the hospital staff are taking extreme care and installing strict hygienic measures to encourage good Samaritans to do their bit for a noble cause.
Utmost care and precaution, including but not limited to, avoiding crowding, maintaining social distancing, planning appointment to space out donations throughout the day, adequate sanitizations, enforcement of protective gear, etc., would be in place.
Prof. Sunil Rajadhyaksha, Head, Department of Transfusion Medicine, TMC, said, “We are very pleased with the response and thank all the citizens of Mumbai. Their contributions will help scores of patients who are in need of blood. Blood stocks started depleting soon after the commencement of lockdown. Donors had misplaced fears about contracting COVID infection if they were to visit the hospital blood bank for donation. Mumbai Blood banks have very low inventory. Residential complexes should come forward and organise camps in their societies as utmost care is taken for the safety of donors. The campsite is sanitized and social distancing is ensured.”
Dr. C.S. Pramesh Director, Tata Memorial Centre, “Cancer is curable but only if treated optimally, and every treatment modality of cancer requires extensive supportive care, most important being blood and blood products. Since early March 2020, as the pandemic situation was emerging, we – at TMH, consciously decided to continue treatment of cancer along with COVID, because neglecting cancer treatment could have disastrous long-term implications. Due to the lockdown and perhaps more due to the fear in the minds of society, we saw a drastic fall in the number of voluntary donors coming for blood donations. There came a time when TMH staff was the only sustainable source of donors left. This is a great initiative by Mumbai Ultra for have launched this movement for blood and platelet donation and help us in this extreme crisis.”
Dr. Girish Chinnaswammy, Professor and Head, Pediatric Oncology, TMC, said, “More than 80 percent of patients coming to TMH hail from outside the city and state. They depend on us – you and me and the society, to help them in their time of dire need. Travel restrictions due to COVID have given rise to an unprecedented shortage of blood for our patients. This camp will help us to continue serving our patients. Less than one percent of the eligible population in India today donate blood. If through the spread of awareness and increasing societal participation, through such camps, this number can be increased to just two percent, the entire country’s problem will be solved. The difference between one and two may seem small but that is all we seek.”

Shri Arjun Munda Inaugurates‽all India Tribal Workers Meet”

Shri Arjun Munda, Union Minister of Tribal Affairs inaugurated the All India Tribal Workers Meet organised by BharatiyaAdimJatiSevakSangh (BAJSS) here today. Shri Munda garlanded the portrait of Thakkar Bapa on the occasion. Inmates of Tribal Boys hostel and destitute girls of KatyayaniBalika Ashram presented cultural programmes on the occasion.

In his inaugural address, Shri Munda said that BharatiyaAdimJatiSevakSangh works for the communities primarily tribals and nomadic, semi-nomadic and VimuktaJati communities of India and weaker sections of the society by promoting their social, cultural educational and economic development and also to safeguard their constitutional rights with a view to enable them to their legitimate share in the national life of the country as equal citizens.BAJSS is also maintaining a comprehensive national level Tribal Museum exhibiting tribal articles, tribal culture and living in Thakkar BapaSmarakSadan, near Jhandewalan, New Delhi which is regularly visited by Students,Tourists, Scholarsand Anthropologists from all over the country.

BhratiyaAdimJatiSevalSangh is a National Level Voluntary Organisation constituted on 24th October, 1948 by Pujya Thakkar Bapa, well known dedicated social worker of the Servants of India Society. Being close associate, Mahatma Gandhi inspired him to work for removal of deep rooted poverty of tribals while giving service to untouchables. In formulation of the Sangh, he got active participation of other eminent national level social workers and leaders. The first President of the Sangh was Dr.Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India who continued as President till he alive.