Profile #8 : Bhavatal

Bhavatal started as the only Marathi language Magazine dedicated to improving environment literacy and awareness about issues on water and environment in the State. Bhavatal is not just a magazine! through lecture series and other activities the organization urges people to engage in dialogue on water and environment issues. This festival Bhavatal brings for you interesting lectures and free for all bus tour to know … Continue reading Profile #8 : Bhavatal

Profile #6: Film and Television Institute of India (Prabhat Film Studios)

Over the last century, cinema has been a way of life for Indians. The lush green campus of the FTII doubly stands for this way of life. It is the land of erstwhile Prabhat Film Company and currently houses the Film and Television Institute of India, the country’s top cinema school. Prabhat Film Company was founded in 1929 in Kolhapur and shifted here in 1933. … Continue reading Profile #6: Film and Television Institute of India (Prabhat Film Studios)

Profile #5: The Botanical Survey of India

The Botanical Survey of India established on 13th February 1890 is the apex research organization under the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change with the mandate of Survey, Collection, Identification, Documentation (including the traditional knowledge associated with plants) and ex-situ conservation of wild plant resources of the country. The Western Regional Centre in Pune is one of the oldest centres established. In the earlier days … Continue reading Profile #5: The Botanical Survey of India

Profile #2 : Ayurveda Rasashala

In Sanskrit, Ayurveda means “The Science of Life.” Join us for an insightful tour of the Ayurved Rasashala. Ayurveda Rasashala was established in 1935 to impart practical knowledge of manufacturing Ayurvedic drugs to Ayurveda Graduate students. During the visit, learn about the benefits of Ayurveda and get a chance to tour their facility and see how Ayurvedic medicines are manufactured from raw materials to the … Continue reading Profile #2 : Ayurveda Rasashala

Profile #4: Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal

“A single piece of authentic historical document can take us leaps and bounds in understanding our past”. This was a firm belief and a working principle of V.K.Rajwade, Maharashtra’s prodigious historian. It is to his and Khanderao Mehendale’s credit that study of history developed as a scientific branch of knowledge. Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal (BISM), the institute they both founded in Pune, has become a … Continue reading Profile #4: Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal

Profile #1: Reserve Bank of India Archives

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) established the Co-operative Bankers Training College (CBTC) at Pune on September 29, 1969 to train the higher level personnel of State, Central and Urban Co-operative Banks. It was renamed as the College of Agricultural Banking (CAB) on February 16, 1974. The RBI Archives was established on August 24, 1981 and acts as a nodal agency in respect of records … Continue reading Profile #1: Reserve Bank of India Archives