Grand Jury Gallery
|Manthan Award 2011 Grand Jury Film
The Manthan Award South Asia Grand Jury 2011 was held at the India Islamic Cultural Center, New Delhi, India on October 14th & 15th , 2011. Here we share the brief Profiles of the Grand Jurors for Manthan Award 2011.
N. Ravi Shanker
Rini Simon Khanna
She was handpicked from Radio to anchor the National news on Delhi Doordarshan, the premier Indian television channel. those days. In addition to presenting news, Rini is an experienced Voice talent, rendering commentary and voiceovers for documentaries, ad films and feature-films. She also anchors international and national conferences, classical dance and music shows and seminars for prestigious organisations, UN agencies, corporate groups and Government ministries.
Desi S Valli
Mr. Rajen subsequently worked as Resource Person of the United Nations Solution Exchange ICT for development Unit.
Dr. Madan Mohan Rao
He. is a frequent speaker on the international conference circuit, and has giventalks and lectures in over 60 countries around the world. He is the editor of three book series The Asia Pacific Internet Handbook, The Knowledge Management Chronicles, and AfricaDotEdu.
Dr. Subho Ray
He represented and was the spokesperson of India’s ISP industry, since the time of inception to well over a decade. He contributed many articles over the years in various publications and journals, and was a speaker & presenter at various forums, including the IGF, INET and other national, regional and international forums. He helped shape public policies in the telecommunication sphere as a member of various governmental and industry committees, expert groups and panels.
At ties mistaken as a lawyer, he was actually awarded degree in engineering by one of India’s leading technical institute IT-BHU. His professional experience of more than 2 decades spans functional responsibilities across sales, marketing, operations and last but not the least, corporate affairs.
He also Worked at iGovernment and IT Next as Executive Director & Editor, iGovernment, India’s first comprehensive portal on government vertical, owned by Nine Dot Nine Mediaworx Pvt Ltd, one of the country’s leading IT publishers. Also contributed as Consulting Editor, IT Next, India’s first magazine for Senior IT Managers.
Dilip T Ittyera
Nandita completed her LLB from Symbiosis Societies Law College Pune and her LLM (Development) from School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London, UK as a Chevening Scholar. Apart from writing on current legal issues, including the Bhopal Verdict and judicial delay in National Dailies including the Asian Age, her publication include ;
“The mirage of justice and International Law (case study of Gujarat)” presentation at the International Law Association Conference, entitled “Tower of Babel” 2006, London, UK. Directory of Supreme Court & High Court Judgments on issues of Women and Children ( Co- Editor) Manual – Copy rights and patent rights for tribal and traditional Artists for Social Action Forum for Manav Adhikar.
Dr. Rajendra Kumar
Dr. Kumar holds a PhD in international economic development and regional planning and an MCP from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, an MTech from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, and a BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur. He has published a book and several articles in international journals.
Currently working as a Territory Manager for Nepal at Cisco Systems. Cisco Systems is the one of the worlds largest networking company. Along with this as the social contribution currently the First Vice President of Computer Association of Nepal (CAN). CAN is the supreme body in Nepal working in the development of IT sector in Nepal.
Along with this I am also the Board Member of Nepal Internet Exchange Point, the national Internet exchange of Nepal. Executive Director at Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN). NREN provides the connectivity between the academic researchers in Nepal and around the globe with the high speed Network connectivity called National Research and Education Network.
For his work he relies on his knowledge and experience from his work as former CEO of the Information Assurance Advisory Council (2003 -2006), Information Society Director at RAND Corporation in Europe (1999 – 2006), Scientific Officer for DG Information Society of the European Commission (1995 – 1999), Senior Telework Consultant at the Dutch Ministry for Transport (1992 – 1995), Public Works and Water Management, and Head of ICT at the North Sea Directorate of the same Ministry (1987 – 1992). He holds an advanced degree in business economics from Erasmus University.
Shruti Verma Singh
Now consulting editor & anchor for ALL ABOUT ADS , a show on advertising, marketing & branding on NDTV PROFIT. The show has been on for almost 8 years.
She has been regularly moderating and speaking at events related to advertising , marketing , digital, retail and media forums. Other than that, among the founding members of THE DELHI ALTERNATIVE – a not-for-profit organisation for COMMUNICATION.