in 2003, Communicators India (CI) specializes in media and communications
programs that help organisations and individuals promote social development.
Communicators India is working in partnership with several individuals
and organisations in order to raise critical developmental issues.
It boasts a strong team of professionals and advisors committed to inclusive
development in India.
Joshi, Founder Director
Bhupesh Joshi is a communications expert, entrepreneur and an
academic writer. He has contributed significantly towards advancing
the field of public relations in the social, CSR and public
health field. He has been a regular speaker at the international
public relations meetings, presenting advanced concepts and
best practices for the past several years.He has partnered with
several organisations to implement media campaigns on an extensive
range of issues that include women and child rights, disability,
special education, public health, education and empowerment.
He conceptualised and implemented Plan India's Media Advocacy
Campaign on Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) from
2005-09. He was also the project lead of the media and communication
initiative of Global Sanitation Fund in India. He also oversaw
the Lancet India Maternal and Child Series Launch in 2013. He
is presently advising more than a dozen social, health and corporate
sector organisations on their communications and media outreach.
One of the founders of the Mount Madonna Center, Sadanand is
currently engaged in creating values oriented curriculums and
teaching at Mount Madonna School in California. He spends two
months a year in India at the Sri Ram Orphanage and School where
he is a Trustee. He has been a student and teacher Yoga for
the past 40 years. Sadanand is deeply committed to building
bridges of understanding cross-culturally, and between the secular
and spiritual aspects of life. He is also engaged in exploring
new ways to engage in learning with young people. He has developed
a values curriculum in concert with Bill Moyers titled "Values
in American Thought" and is currently working on a new
curriculum with his students, which explores universal human
values and is based on the Dalai Lama's book, "Ethics for
the New Millennium.
CEO, Husk Power Systems
Prior to getting on the ground to initiate work that finally led
to establishment of Husk Power Systems, Gyanesh worked as a Senior
Yield Enhancement Engineer in the Power Management Semiconductor
industry at the world’s oldest dedicated Semiconductor Manufacturer,
International Rectifier. Having worked with some of the oldest
machines in the semiconductor industry to produce record yield
levels at extremely low-cost across an entire platform of High
Voltage ICs, Gyanesh definitely knows a thing or two about reducing
the operational expenses and making the maximum off a buck.
From the serene hills of Uttarakhand to the hot plains of Delhi
and Varanasi and finally the cold lands of upstate New York, Gyanesh
has been a roving student. His Professional degrees include B.Tech
in Electrical Engineering from Benaras Hindu University and M.S.
in Electric Power and Power Electronics Engineering from Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute. He loves to read a broad range of fiction
and is also an astute observer and a keen writer with hopes to
publish his works someday.
& Outside Consultants-
Senior Media Relations Executive: -
Poly completed her M.A in Public Relations and Communications after
completing her Bachelors in English Literature from Guwahati University.
She has been working with Communicators India for the past two years as
Sr. Media Relations consultant and has worked on media advocacy campaigns
such as the social, economic, and political empowerment of women, and
media advocacy to secure rights of persons with disabilities. In addition,
she has also worked with several hospitals and health associations to
generate awareness on health related issues. She has also worked in the
event management field in the past.
Media Advisor:- has an experience of 18 years in journalism.
His last job saw him working with The Hindu (India’s prominent national
newspaper) as its Special Correspondent, National Bureau covering central
ministries like Telecom and IT, Corporate Affairs, Heavy Industries among
others for more than 10 years. Prior to joining The Hindu, he was a journalist
with Press Trust of India, Delhi and before that at The Pioneer for almost
four years. Sandeep advises CI on issues like government policy, the changing
trends of the media, strategic media management, etc.
Vinni Gautam -Executive, Media Relations-Vinni has been working with CI as Media Relations Exec carrying out a range of media relations activities for the last one month. She has done her graduation in Commerce (Honors) from Delhi University and P.G. Diploma in Radio & TV Journalism, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi.
Social Media Consultant: - Vijesh is a management
graduate, entrepreneur and a social media veteran. He has advised several
organizations on their social media marketing. He has also set up two
e-commerce start-ups successfully. He has earlier managed customer
experience at Times Internet Limited, including shopping.indiatimes.com, zigwheels.com andastrospeak.com.
Accounts and Administration
Partners & Associates –
SIPDAVE, West Bengal & North East India
SIPDAVE an organisation committed to capacity development
is headed by Prof. Partha Chatterjee who was a senior journalist for several
publications in Kolkata. He has been our resource person on several workshops
held in West Bengal. He also gives us valuable advice us on the changing
trends of the media and also helps us understand the needs of journalists
Manthan, Bihar & Jharkhand
Manthan is a non-profit making organisation operating with the sole objective
of capacity building of underprivileged and marginalized group of society
through education, communication and skill development. Manthan tries
to influence change agents like media, policy makers, academics and the
state through advocacy. At Manthan we are associated with Mr.Sudhir Pal
who has contributed to several of our workshops in that area.
Savera Sansthan, Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh
An experienced journalist with the Press Trust of India, Mr.Rajender Sen,
Founder of Savera Sansthan, has played an instrumental role in helping
us engage with the media during our media advocacy workshops in Rajasthan
and Uttar Pradesh. His team has also documented several success stories
of different project areas and conducted research on children.