The symbol that represents phoenix
like strength, amazing culture,
traditions of INDIA
CHINH is Meenakshi Vinay Rai’s initiative to reposition local in global. CHINH supports social initiatives promoting causes of children and marginalized nomadic communities through harnessing traditional wisdom, art and culture and rediscovering them in contemporary contexts.
Meenakshi Vinay Rai [ Award Gallery ]
Founders of an Early Education Web channel (www.chinh.in) and Community Web Channel
(www.chinhwebchannel.in), National Award Winning Film & Culture activists’ duo Meenakshi Vinay Rai is passionate about creating films on issues of social relevance, education and culture. With 39 international & national awards to their credit, they are successfully using animation as a therapy for special children via ‘Spandan- the vibrating visuals' – an award winning ambitious animation project initiated to encourage talent among mentally challenged, spastic and orthopedic children.Their extensive research in nomadic communities from past seven years has resulted in launching Certificate course in Nomadic Studies & establishment of NOW (Nomadic Orchestra of World). Presently the couple is actively engaged in building a movement- ‘Reposition Local in Global’ by sensitizing young people on nomadic issues.
Successfully linking culture with livelihood for nomadic communities, they are on their way to motivate nomads in demanding their share in governance. Authors of a book on animation, they have been regularly invited to guide workshops at international platforms. Promoting media literacy initiatives among children & youth in Asia and Europe, they are creating world's biggest library of children films. Their initiatives are opening up a way for CHINH International Cooperative for children films to cater to the needs of South East Asia in children programming.
Council of Advisors
Thakur Ranvir Singh, Dr. R. Sreedher, Dr. Dharam Prakash, Dr. Asha Singh, Deepa Chandra, Dr. Rajesh Jain, Robert Ruoff, Neeta Rastogi, Nikel Markus, Mag Hatol, G.S.Chani, Jasjit Purewal, Dr. Samta Rai, Mridul Kadyan