To mark Sarabhai’s birth centenary year, which is in 2019, the Pune SciFi Fest will screen movies, documentaries and host talks based on space sciences during the three-day festival, jointly organised by Aashay Film Club, Sanshodhan,
The TV channel will be targetted at multi-lingual viewers and dedicated to showcasing space applications, developments and science issues. The entire event of celebrations is indicated at an initial outlay of Rs 50 crore.
Mrinalini would often help the needy and emerged as a philanthropist and an activist in Ahmedabad. Being a strict disciplinarian, she was very particular about her dressing style and would not tolerate people coming late.
Ahmedabad-based environmentalist and educator Kartikeya Sarabhai,son of the late space scientist Vikram Sarabhai and danseuse Mrinalini Sarabhai,has been chosen for the Padma Shri awards to be given away by the President.
Governor K Sankaranarayanan on Friday said he would take up the sorry state of affairs in science institutes with the government as well as vice-chancellors at the Joint Board of Vice-Chancellors meeting this month.
The book,Brick by Red Brick: Ravi Mathai and the making of IIM-Ahmedabad,by finance and accounting professor T T Ram Mohan traces IIM-As roots beginning from when Ravi J Mathai took over as the first director in 1965.