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Field to Factory: Film and ethnography of industrialisation in Chhattisgarah, Central India


Saraswati Adhikari

Photograph of Saraswati AdhikariSarasvati’s family came to India as refugees from East Bengal. Her father runs a tea stall outside the Bhilai Steel Plant hospital. Sarasvati was a school with Rita Chandel, one of the other trainees, and like her was a keen member of the National Cadet Corps.

During training Sarasvati specialised in editing and production management,  She has also directed two student productions and sometimes works as sound recordist. She has represented Jandarshan a number of times , for example at a media workshop run by Avehi Bombay and on a visit to  Thathapi Woman’s Welfare Centre  in Pune.    

She is currently studying for a BA in Hindi literature, economics and political science at Kalyan College, Ravi shankar Shukla University and is working at Jandarshan, Raipur.

She is interested in social work and current affairs.

suruadhikari@yahoo.co.in; swati_pagal@rediff.com

Main credits

As editor

The Last Shelter
Narboli
EveryDay Tales
Adarsh Vivah
Letters and Learning

As Producer

Click click

As Production Manaer

Accidents Don’t
Uttarheen
Rainbow Campaign
Jeet

As director

Girls becoming self Reliant
Dear Daughters

Visit in Media Center               Interactive TV, DD Metro office (Delhi), NDTV (New Delhi Television) Delhi, Avehi (Bombay) Thapi Trust (Pune)