Ministry of External Affairs (Public Diplomacy), Government of India

March 24, 2012

Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

AAKAAR FILMS has worked extensively with the Ministry of External Affairs (Public Diplomacy), Government of India to direct numerous documentaries over the years. Some of the documentary films that were commissioned to us by the MEA are:

1. AIFS-II (Africa-India Forum Summit – II) Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, 2011
(i) Blending Borders (view film)
(ii) Tapestries of Change (view film)
(iii) Expressions in Harmony (view film)

2. Connecting Hearts and Minds – India’s Pan Africa e-Network Story (view film)

3. India 2.0: Towards a Networked Nation (India’s National e-Governance Plan for empowerment at the grassroots in four areas)
(i) UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) (view film)
(ii) e-Choupal (view film)
(iii) e-Health (view film)
(iv) e-Education (view film)

Read the Case Study here.

World Health Organization (W.H.O)

March 23, 2012

World Health Organization

For the World Health Organisation, we coordinated the event “Lives in The Balance”, a High-Level Meeting (HLM) in order to mobilise new commitment matched with action for improving Maternal, Newborn and Child health among countries, international agencies, development partners and other stakeholders. Organised with the Government of India, for Partnership for Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health (PSMNH), Geneva & the Healthy Newborn Partnership and the newly established Child Survival Partnership.

Read the Case Study here.

CBA (Commonwealth Broadcasting Association), London

March 23, 2012

Commonwealth Broadcasting Association

AAKAAR FILMS was responsible for coordination of CBA General Conference with the theme “Making a Difference in a Multi-Platform World” 2006 held at New Delhi. It was one of the key broadcasting events of the year and an important forum for chief and senior executives of broadcasting organisations in the Commonwealth. Anu Radha’s job involved coordination of the event which included lobbying & sponsorship in partnership with Prasar Bhartii, Govt. of India. Since the conference is also an opportunity to showcase the work of broadcasting organisations and exhibit broadcast technology, my responsibility lay in the technical coordination of production and lobbying with senior government leaders, for participation and smooth progress of work.

Read the Case Study here.

Government of India – various ministries

March 23, 2012

AAKAAR FILMS has empanelled, produced and directed several documentaries, audio-visuals and radio programs for several ministries of the government of India. Some of the projects are listed below:

  • GTZ (German Bilateral), Himachal Pradesh: Documentary films on NREGS (Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) project in Himachal Pradesh for empowering the grassroot: Social Audit & Gram Sabha
  • Department of Adult Education (Ministry of HRD): 12 radio programs, audio-video spots (view films)
  • Ministry of Environment: Environment-focussed television spots (view film: Himalayas – Abode of Snow)
  • Indian Airlines Ltd. (Govt. of India): National AV spot
  • Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation (STDC), Government of Sikkim: Tourism promotion documentary (view film)
  • Ministry of Textiles (Government of India): Documentary (view film: The Hand Knotted Splendour)

BBC World Service Trust (New Delhi)

March 23, 2012

BBC World Service Trust

The NGO arm of BBC World has been effectively doing media campaigns on social issues in India. Focusing on HIV-AIDS and awareness, Anu Radha have been involved as a Consultant for production of their television spots for Northern India. It also involved marketing, sponsorship and networking with Government broadcasters and agencies of Government of India, as well as the State Government bodies involved in policy decisions.

AAKAAR FILMS has also coordinated the event & press at the launch of a new series “Jasoos Vijay” for BBC World Service Trust’s project on HIV/AIDS awareness(2005), for which we liaised with high level officials in the Indian Government, Doordarshan & Media. We also handled the coordination of the Press Conference & coverage of Spot Campaigning on HIV-AIDS for BBC World Service Trust in Rajasthan (2003).

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