Badnore to be president of Holiday Home Society’s governing council





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The Chandigarh administration has constituted the governing council and executive committee of the Holiday Home Society.

UT administrator VP Singh Badnore will be the president of the governing council, while its vice-president will be UT adviser Manoj Kumar Parida. Secretary, social welfare department, will be the secretary of the society, which will have 19 members, including four nominated members to be appointed by the UT administrator.

The executive committee will have the UT adviser as its chairperson, while UT finance secretary will be its vice-chairperson. It will have eight members, including four from the governing council who will be nominated to the committee by the UT administrator.

The administration had in February taken over the Indira Holiday Home in Sector 24 with plans to set up a high-end old age facility on payment basis.

The administration’s move comes at a time when the demand for

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New President of FTII Society and Chairman of its Governing Council is Shekhar Kapur



Shekhar Kapur smiling for the camera: File photo of Shekhar Kapur.


File photo of Shekhar Kapur.

Celebrated filmmaker Shekhar Kapur was appointed President of the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society and Chairman of the institute’s Governing Council on September 29.

Bhupendra Kainthola, director of FTII, told news agency PTI that the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced Kapur’s appointment.

As per an official, Kapur’s tenure will be till March 3, 2023.

“Happy to inform that renowned international film personality #ShekharKapur has been appointed as the President of FTII Society & Chairman of Governing Council of FTII. Mr Kapur, who has a vast experience, will add more value to the Institute. I am sure everybody will welcome his appointment,” Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Information & Broadcasting, posted on Twitter.

Read his tweet here:

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Shekhar Kapur Is The New President Of FTII Society And Its Governing Council

Shekhar Kapur shared this image. (courtesy shekharkapur)

Highlights

  • The filmmaker’s tenure will be till March 3, 2023
  • “Sure everybody will welcome his appointment:” Prakash Javadekar
  • B P Singh was the President of Chairman of Governing Council in 2018

New Delhi:

Noted filmmaker Shekhar Kapur was, on Tuesday, appointed president of the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society and chairman of the institute’s governing council, an official said. FTII Director Bhupendra Kainthola said Shekhar Kapur’s appointment was announced by the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The 74-year-old filmmaker’s tenure will be till March 3, 2023, the official said. Born on December 6, 1945 at Lahore in Pakistan, the critically acclaimed director and actor is known for films like Elizabeth (1998), Bandit Queen (1994) and The Four Feathers (2002).

Shekhar Kapur directed the 1983 film Masoom, starring Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi and Urmila Matondkar.

Information

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Shekhar Kapur is President of FTII Society, Chairman of its governing council

Acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has been appointed President of the Pune-based Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society and Chairman of the institute’s governing council. Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar, tweeted to confirm the news on Tuesday: “Happy to inform that renowned international film personality #ShekharKapur has been appointed as the President of FTII Society & Chairman of Governing Council of FTII. @[email protected]

“Mr Kapur, who has a vast experience, will add more value to the Institute. I am sure everybody will welcome his appointment,” he added.

According to an Order issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (Films Wing), and signed by Under Secretary (Films-II) Surajit Indu, Kapur’s tenure

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