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Prof. K N Panikkar
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Tarun J. Tejpal
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Siddharth Varadarajan is a prominent journalist. He holds the position of Strategic Affairs Editor for The Hindu. He studied Economics at the London School of Economics and Columbia University. He has tremendous experience in teaching. He taught at New York University for many years. Subsequently, he joined The Times of India group as an editorial writer. Later on, he joined The Hindu in 2004.
Dr. Agha Ashraf Ali
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Gauhar Raza is a scientist, prominent Urdu poet, documentary filmmaker, social activist and engaged in publicizing the understanding of science. He is an electrical engineer. He completed M. Tech from the well-know Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He has been associated with the field of communication for more than 25 years. He has extensive experience in the field of directing, planning, video production, dissemination and post-production work. In the past twenty years, Raza produced thirty documentary films.
Facilities at AIMS
The institute has good library, which is equipped with all facilities. It has video viewing facilities too. The library collection includes video programmes, textual reference materials and films. The library has rich spectrum of CDs, DVDs, journals, books and encyclopedia. The library aims at serving production and academic needs of students. The library has computers with internet facility.
The institute has studio equipped with multi-camera production facility. Students are taught editing, high-end, and low-end shooting. The institute has a cafeteria that provides eatables and refreshments such as coffee, tea, snacks, soft drinks, etc.