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SUSANTA BISWAS
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  • Kolkata, West Bengal
  • India

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Documenting issues affecting the vulnerable and marginalised sections as well as environment through audio-visual means

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My education:
Post Graduate in Public Relations
My work and my background:
Myself a Documentary maker by profession and use to document various themes through audio-visual means on contemporary issues including issues affecting the poor, vulnerable and marginalised sections and environment as well as handicrafts and related subjects. Several documentaries on specific projects, corporate and social communications, business, education, culture, sports etc. were also made by me.
What is my contribution to a Global Villages network
Making more and more well informative documentaries on sustainable innovation and development with a smart and professional approach.

Glimpses of the Documentaries made by SUSANTA BISWAS

Stills from "Artistic approach" -- a documentary by SUSANTA BISWAS

The documentary on tribal artisans of Jharkhand titled "Artistic approach", produced by the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India, was selected for the 8th International Social Communication Cinema Conference 2009, organised by Roopkala Kendro, Department of Information & Cultural Affairs, Government of West Bengal and screened at Nandan, the West Bengal Film Centre, Kolkata.

"Artistic approach" is accepted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India for the national telecast in Doordarshan (the number one television channel in India in terms of absolute viewer-ship). Besides, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and The Handicraft Department, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India have highly appreciated it and screened the documentary at their various programmes.


An article by Susanta Biswas has been published on above subject at: http://calcuttans.com/palki/english-article-by-susanta-biswas/

The article can be accessed as pdf attachment at:
The first Small and Medium Forest Enterprise in India.pdf

Stills from "the tender touch" -- a documentary by SUSANTA BISWAS

“the tender touch” a documentary on women participation in National Afforestation Programme in Mandu, a village in Jharkhand accepted by Doordarshan Kendra, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India for national telecast. The women folk living in the forest fringe areas of Mandu have established and nurtured local temporary nurseries. As well as they protect and care the plantation done by them with a sustained effort. The documentary was highly appreciated by the the State Forest department of Jharkhand.

Stills from "Forest Management Beyond JFM" -- a documentary by SUSANTA BISWAS

“Forest Management Beyond JFM” a documentary on a proposition for saving forests by making the forest fringe dwellers self-reliant to wean them away from forest has been accepted by Doordarshan Kendra, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India for national telecast. Joint Forest Management is a viable concept and is perhaps the only means of eco-restoration under Indian context, where too many people are too much dependent on too little forests. The documentary was highly appreciated by the the State Forest department of West Bengal.

An article on the above subject was written by Susanta Biswas:
Forests on Ajodhya Hills in Puruliya District.pdf

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The documentary on the historical event of establishing the first Small and Medium Forest Enterprise (SMFE) in India



The Government of India as a part of its state planning under the eleventh plan is promoting Small and Medium Enterprise to enhance the rural income and ensure rural development. National Afforestation and Eco-development Board as a working body of Ministry of Environment and Forests, is facilitating Joint Forest Management Committees for their sustenance by implementing seven Small and Medium Forest Enterprise pilot projects through its… Continue

Posted on July 13, 2009 at 5:30pm — 11 Comments

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