Main excerpts of the meeting
BiharBrains Group formed on yahoo:
Oct 4, 2004 1. BiharBrains should work for helping
young talents of Bihar and encourage
Seoul, S. Korea, Oct 4, 2004: Mr. them to go abroad for higher study
Bibhuti Bikramaditya, an engineer and for employment. Overseas
employed at South Korea based Chip employment opportunities for young
Design and Development company formed talents should be advertised and
online forum on yahoo called propagated through this forum. Dr.
“BiharBrains”(firstname.lastname@example.org Kartik announced his decision to help
om) on Oct 4, 2004 with aim to unite those who want to pursue their career
educated people of Bihar living in India or in USA.
abroad who concern for the development 2. Scholarships Schemes should be
of state, come forward for establishing started for needy talents.
R&D center and business houses, share 3. BiharBrains should release its own
their views on different tech topics, website as soon as possible.
implement development projects and help 4. BiharBrains should start collecting
the scattered young brains for building database of Biharis who has done a
their career strong. great job in national and international
forum from ancient times to present
He started group as “Scientific Forum”, 5. Membership Drive: Both felt need to
gradually took shape of “Real start membership drive for BiharBrains
Development Forum” for the state of and was decided to start contacting
Bihar in Indian Union educated people of Bihar living in India
First BB Meet in Korea: Oct 21, 6. The idea to organize All Bihar Project
2004 completion was mooted in the
7. BiharBrains should have its own set up
Seoul, South Korea, Oct 21, 2004: On
at Patna for executing projects of
the occasion of Visit of Dr. Kartik Sahay,
Vice President of ACI Pharm (USA), first
BB meet at Hotel Centro in Seoul, Korea
was held between Mr. Bibhuti First BB Delhi Meet: Nov 23, 2004
Bikramaditya and Dr. Kartik Sahay.
After long discussion, both decided to
make this platform a forum for all Biharis New Delhi, NOV 23, 2004: BiharBrains
organized its first meet at New Delhi. The
meeting was convened by its city
representative Mr. Ujjawal Jyoti and was
presided by Dr. Kartik Sahay (Vice
President of ACIPHARMA Inc USA).
Main Excerpts of the meeting:
a. Strategies on BiharBrains, goal and
(Bibhuti (left) and Dr. Kartik (Rght) at Members identified education as the root
Hotel Centro, Seoul. cause of social and economic deprivation
of the people of Bihar. The first step in the
direction could be helping the deprived
and providing scholarships to the needy Attempts would be made by existing
ones based on merit. members to bring like-minded motivated
Biharis under the flagship Biharbrains. It
This can have two dimensions: was suggested that, to start with, for now
we could have core teams for all the
1. Helping those who do not have access prominent cities in the country. As the
even to the basic primary education, or membership grows, we can even think of
expanding further to all the districts of
2. Supporting the highly motivated ones
financially so that they can achieve their
desired goals. c. Web site contents
It was suggested that we can achieve the This can start with having the member list,
above two goals by having a trust that is the services, mission, and goals of
maintained by the NGO. Though he was Biharbrains. It was suggested to have an
critical of the fact that this NGO/Trust to open balance sheet on the site, which
be funded by members or generous shall provide details of all the revenue
donors. Dr. Kartik proposed a unique and generated and expenses.
effective way to have a parallel Private
Limited Company which would be a profit d. Discussion on become self
making organization (Refer below to the employer and give employment for
proposed services of the company). All the many in Bihar.quot;
profit of the company would thereby go to
the NGO making their combined efforts a Dr. Kartik suggested that the Profit
self-financed and self-sufficient one. making Organization could provide loans
to the motivated Biharis, who are not risk
The Services proposed by the company averse, on easy terms and conditions.
e. Discussion on the proposal of
1. Consulting Services - Help aspiring Aryabhatt chair for R&D at Patna
students for higher education getting
admissions and scholarships in the foreign The attendees welcomed the idea but had
universities. In lieu of the services a slight reservation about the Name of the
rendered, the Private Profit making Chair being Aryabhatt. It was suggested
organization would charge them financially. that the Chair should be named after
Dr. Kartik was kind enough to suggest noted and distinguished scientists or
that he, with his academic and business scholars hailing from Bihar. Dr, Kartik
clout, to ensure the same. suggested name of Vashisht Narayan
Singh, prominent mathematician and
2. Distant Education Services - These scientist.
services can be provided by the educated
members of Bihar brains via the website, f. How to make contacts and build
Biharbrains.com. The revenue thus good relation with consultants,
generated would then be diverted to the companies in India and abroad to
NGO. increase employment opportunities
3. Advertisements - Revenue can be It was suggested that the members of
generated from the advertisements group are capable enough of realizing the
appearing on the website Biharbrains.com. cause should come forward and help those
having aspirations of Biharis.
b. Searching out Efficient Biharis
Meeting with CEO Synergy, BIZ in First BB Patna Meet: Nov 28, 2004
Korea: Nov 23, 2004
Nov 28, 2004: Bihar Brains organized its
Seoul, S Korea Nov 23, 2004: Meeting
First Patna (Remembering Meet) at Hotel
between Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya and
Mr. Randy Schroeder (CEO, SYNERGY
www.synergybiz.net ) held at Hotel Grand
International. He was having planned to
recruit 150 MBAs and other categories for
his India operation at Delhi. Mr. Bibhuti
extended his co-operation in providing
candidate to him.
(Mr. Amit Singh, Singapore
Representative in Hotel Samrat
International at Patna with team of
It will be remembered for great success
(Mr. Randy Schroeder, left and Mr. Bibhuti and huge gathering where more than 70
Bikramaditya, right) people including students of NIT and 15
dignitaries of Patna took part.
Synergy Worldwide is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Nature's Sunshine, traded on Main excerpts of the meeting:
the NASDAQ under the symbol NATR.
(1) An Aryabhatt Chair will be created.
The seamlessly global compensation plan
makes it easy to do business literally Aryabhatt Chair-person will himself be a
around the globe. For all the details, you role model with a high citation index plus
can understand from the website. he will continue to pursue his research
interests actively with Govt. Support.
First BB Website Launched: Nov 27,
AryaBhatt Chair will also award a Gold
Medal to the Scientist of the Year from
Nov 27, 2004: BB first website launched among the Scientists under its perview.
on the eve of first Patna meet, Courtesy,
Sri Atul Udgaonkar, CEO, Hans (2) In coordination with Ram Krishna
Technologies, Pune, (India). Mission a SCHOLASTIC CENTRE will be
opened where there will be 5 Computer
Nodes. Immediately current journals of
NATURE, SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,
SCIENCE, NEW SCIENTIST & IEEE
SPECTRUM WILL available at this centre
(5) BiharBrains will provide, through Amit
Singh, a CD containing the DATABASE of
all the potential employers in Mechanical,
Civil, Electronics & Electrical Engineering.
(6) Patna Chapter Coordinator will 2. Affiliation with Indian Association in
immediately take the initiative to prepare Dubai, Abu Dhabi, or Sharjah
the MOU of BiharBrains Trust and get it 3. Mode of NGO: a. National Level or
registered under Society's Act. Regional Level b. Office at Patna or
Attendes: Dr. Kartik Sahay, Amit Singh 4. Fund raising for Biharbrains and
(Singapore), Kumar Vikash (sify.com), other Activities. Extent of
Staff of GIC, Bijay kumar Sharma (NIT contribution and modus operandi
Patna) and around 70 students of NIT, 5. An Awarding scholarship to Mr.
Patna Shuvam, an Indian child genius from
6. Technical group building at Patna for
BB First Bangalore Meet: Dec 6, Projects By establishing company
2008 under NGO named as “Tech brains
Co. Ltd” company for development
of outsourced Projects, local
Bangalore, Dec 6, 2005: BiharBrains
7. Increasing Recruitment drive in UAE:
organized its First Bangalore Meet, on Dec
Strategies and planning
6, 2004. The meeting was convened by
8. Strengthening membership for
biharbrains and its resources.
Inviting members’ active support in
The main excerpts of the meeting: all respects, for the noble cause.
BiharBrains should find out somebody at 9. Discussion on local concerns, and
Patna who can actively work for the any other possible activities.
organization and will execute the plans for 10. Frequency of meetings. Next
the upliftment of youth by providing meeting.
training. Members gave assurance to help
BiharBrains in its goal and mission by Main excerpts of the meeting:
their own means.
Mr. Sajjad Ahmad, country representative
Attendes: Priya ranjan kumar (Lucent of Biharbrains for UAE welcomed the
engg college), Sajal kumar (Intel Tech), attendees, and thanked them for their
Ranjit Singh (PCS), Neeraj (Jalappa engg overwhelming response. He urged them to
college), Md. Irshad Baig. contribute to the objectives of the
biharbrains in whatever way they could,
First BB UAE Meet: Dec 16, 2004 and spread the word around to far and
wide so that it gains strength financially
as well as physically with membership of
the group continuously increasing.
Abudhabi, UAE, and Dec 16, 2004:
Bihar Brains organize its first BB meet in The attendees then introduced themselves.
UAE on Dec 16, 2004 at India Islamic Mr. Shakeel Ahmad made a PowerPoint
center with a huge gathering. Mohd. presentation on the vision, mission, goals
Sajjad Ahmad and Mohd. Shakeel ahmad and objectives of the biharbrains group,
took responsibility to organize this meet and extended a formal invitation to all
at UAE. those present to join the group. The
presentation is attached with this Email.
Main Agenda of the meeting:
A discussion session of about an hour
1. Possibility of having a Local Forum of followed the presentation. Immediately
Biharis in UAE afterwards, in order to maximize the input
from the attendees, and to instill a sense
of transparency, an opinion survey was 9. The monthly contribution to the
conducted that could be completed within biharbrains fund should be Dhs 50
10 minutes. Those present also filled a (fifty) per month by all those who
form to provide detailed information about choose to be members of the group.
them that would ultimately be part of a 10. The biharbrains executive committee
future database (already uploaded to the in UAE must meet at least every
yahoogroups – partly – in the database month.
section). The decisions and opinions that 11. The local chapter shall have no formal
emerged from the survey and the structure but shall have just an
discussions are summarized below: executive committee for carrying
further the cause of the biharbrains as
1. The Bihari NRIs residing in UAE well as the local aspirations of UAE
congratulate Mr. Bibhuti and all those residents.
who have made the biharbrains 12. The decision-making for all matters
happen, and resolve to extend their concerning biharbrains should be
fullest support in making the dream of vested in an executive committee
a technologically developed Bihar constituted of 5 (five) members.
come true as soon as possible. 13. Attendees were asked to suggest
2. The UAE team resolved that in order to names for the above executive
function without violating the local committee, but a majority of those
rules and regulations, it should try to present and voting felt it really difficult
affiliate with the Indian Association in to do so because they felt more time
Dubai or in any other emirate. was needed to interact and exchange
3. In order to achieve the goals and views with each other in order to be
objectives of biharbrains, and fulfill able to choose the best persons for
local aspirations of the UAE residents, this job.
a separate fund should be established. 14. It was suggested by some members
4. For the resolution in item-4 to succeed, that biharbrains should strive towards
a joint account shall be maintained in helping the 2nd and 3rd level students
UAE. Modalities for the same shall be instead of the top level students
finalized in subsequent meetings. because the top-rankers are able to
5. Depending upon the local aspirations make their own way easily. No voting
of UAE residents, as and when a could be taken on this aspect. But, the
consensus on the same emerges in the inspiration that rewarding a top-ranker
form of goals and objectives and if conveys to the student community was
they happen to be different from those well recognized, as was the
of biharbrains, affiliations may also be importance of career guidance for all
sought with other organizations in the students.
India that are expected to fulfill 15. It was suggested that NRIs visiting
additional aspirations, if any. India should coordinate with the local
6. However, the UAE residents resolved chapter to conduct training camps for
that there is no need to form any the budding students, for taking the
forum separate from Biharbrains, suggestion in item-14 further.
unless otherwise mandatory due to 16. Suggestions were made to invest in
local legal considerations. vocational training centres, and in
7. The UAE residents resolved that the institutions similar to ITIs, to help the
biharbrains NGO should be established unemployed youth who are unable to
at Patna, and not at Delhi or any other carry their education further. At the
place. same time, suggestion was also
8. The above NGO should have an forwarded to help reduce drop-outs at
executive committee elected every the matriculation (Xth) level.
year by the biharbrains members, if
there are no legal constraints.
17. The proposal for providing consultancy Attendees: Sajjad Ahmad, Prakash Gupta,
for education and employment was Arvind Tiwari, Nayyar Ahsan, Om Prakash
very well supported. Prasad, Neyaz Ahmad, Ravindra Kumar,
18. Members generally supported (at least Mujtaba Kamal, Shakeel Ahmad,
did not object to) the biharbrains Shatrughan Singh, Rajeev Pandey,
proposal, e.g., awarding of scholarship Raghubir Prasad, Dr. Syed Iqbal Haider,
to Shubham Prakhar, launching of Anwar Bari,Shakeel Ashraf, Md. Haroon,
Aryabhatt centre for R&D at Patna, Md. Salman Siddiqui, Shahnawaz Hussain,
technical group building at Patna for Ali Abdulla, Dr. Shaharyar Ahmad, Dr.
Projects, launching of Projects Sajid Kamal, Ashok K Das.
19. Everybody agreed on the need to help First Global conference Meet: Jan
each other in getting better and better 9/16/23, 2005
employment through concerted efforts
with a professional approach.
20. Attendees resolved to become
members of the virtual group January 9/Jan 16/Jan23, 2005: Bihar
(yahoogroup), as well as the real Brains organized its First Global chat meet
group, and spread the message further. held through online global conference in
21. Strictly local matters would be which global members of BiharBrains
discussed in the yahoogroup, called participated to discuss on the agenda of
“biharuae”. formation of international society in Bihar.
22. Next meeting would be organized
within a month, preferably in Abu Main excerpts of the meeting:
Dhabi, after discussions within the In a long hour meet, member Formed
group on its modalities and the agenda. Executive committee, NGO Formation
committee, Accounts Management
The main session concluded with the committee, Aryabhatt Chair for R&D,
closing notes from Mr. Salman Ahmad, the Website committee, Formed Technical
senior most Bihari present in the meeting Team Building committee, Fund Raising
in terms of presence in UAE and also in Committee, Business activity committee,
terms of experience in social service. He etc.
provided the participants with lots of Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya was elected
inspiration to work together and pursue founder chairman of the BiharBrains
the cause of technological development whereas Dr. Kartik Sahay, Dr. B. K.
wholeheartedly. He cited benefits from the Sharma, Kumar Vikash were elected as
group efforts and exhorted everybody to Head of the steering committee, Head of
join hands together to help the society the local executive committee as president
reach its well-deserved top slot, soon. He and vice president respectively.
congratulated everybody on the launch of Association with HOPE
biharbrains, and thanked all those (http://www.helppeopleandanimal.org) &
involved. He thanked the attendees and Nabuur (A Netherlands based organization
the organizers for making this meeting www.nabuur.com) announced.
happen, and urged to keep the tempo
The organizers have requested Mr. Attendes:
Salman to forward the full text of his
speech to the group so that full benefits Ahmad Rasheed (Saudi Arabia), Ajay
can be availed from it. Kumar(Chennai), Amit Singh (Singapore),
The meeting concluded with dinner, and Dr.B.K.Sharma (Patna), Bibhuti
informal chats between the attendees. Bikramaditya (Seoul), Dr. Kartik Sahay
(USA), Nandan Kumar (UK) ,Prabhat
Sinha (Canada), Santosh Pandey
(Bangalore), Shakeel Ahmad (UAE), scientists, engineers, professors,
Sugriv Barnwal (USA), Ujjwal Jyoti (Delhi), Chartered Accountants, lawyers,
Shabi hashmi (UK), Samir Kr. Mishra, economists, R&D professionals, CEOs and
(Australia), Praveen Ohal (Ranchi), young mass brain under its wing.
Dhirendra Kumar (Delhi), Anita Banerjee
(Jamshedpur), Kumar Vikash (Patna), Mr. Sugriv Barnwal of USA will be global
Ram Naumi Kumar, (Delhi), Sandeep in-charge of the NGO Formation
Kumar(Delhi), Nash Rahman, (USA), Committee who has been involved with
Amaresh shanker (Patna), Baldeo Prasad similar activities for many years in USA
(Singapore), Padmanabh Mishra (IIT holding as the General Secretary, Bajana,
Khragpur), Abul Farah (South korea), North America (www.bajana.org), Indian
Manoj Shahi (Patna), Manoj Kumar (IIT, Association at USA (www.iacaw.org) and
Kanpur), Arshad Hussain (UAE), Rajesh charitable organization for poor and
Kumar ( Bangkok). underprivileged for Bihar and UP
(www.kamladevi.org). He will be assisted
by Mr. Bikramaditya. Mr. B. K. Sharma
News in Patna Daily: will be meeting President at Patna.
Technocrat from Bihar Forms
'BiharBrains' to Pool Resources
BB Meet and Presentation at Patna
Science College: April 9, 2005
Patna: January 15, 2005 April 9, 2005: BB presentation at Patna
science college alumni association by Dr.
Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya, an engineer of BK SHARMA. Advertisement on Bihar
Bihar descent employed at Seoul, South Brains was published in the special issue
Korea, in order to unite all the technical of Alumni association of Patna science
brains of Bihar under one large umbrella, college News magazine.
has formed what is called 'the BiharBrains'.
Bikramaditya, who is also the moderator BB Second UAE Meet: May 5, 2005
of 'BiharBrains', started this organization
on Oct 4, 2004 with certain objectives to
unite all educated people of Bihar residing Abu Dhabi, May 5, 2005, BiharBrains
in India and abroad who are concerned for UAE Chapter organized its first meeting at
the development of the state. On January Indian Islamic center, ABUDHABI on may
9, he called a first global chat meet and 5, 2005 in a grand way Mohd Shakeel
formed an executive committee to shape Ahmad took lead role in organzing this
the organization efficiently and event.
professionally. Before this meeting, he Guest of Honour: Dr. Manzoor Alam,
had organized several meetings at Delhi, Chairman, Institute of Objective Studies,
Bangalore, Remembering Patna Meet New Delhi,
(with large gatherings) at Hotel Samrat,
and UAE meet, details of which are Main excerpt of the meeting:
available in the website
http://www.biharbrains.org. The decisions and opinions that emerged
from the survey and the discussions are
BiharBrains has taken off the ground in a summarized below:
very impressive manner and is fast taking
shape of a real development forum for 23. Many members offered to provide
Bihar by including a host of noted support, either on their own or
through others, in affiliating with Ram Kumar Roy (mussaffah), Anil Kumar
the Indian Association in Dubai or srivastava (Abudhabi), Avanish Sharma
in any other emirate in order to (Sharjah), MUJATABA KAMAL (Dubai),
function without violating the local Pankaj Prasun (Dubai), Nadeem Iqbal
rules and regulations. (Abudhabi), Shoaib Ansari (Abu dhabi),
24. The monthly contribution to the Kundan Kumar (Dubai), Subhash Jha (Abu
biharbrains fund should be Dhs 10 dhabi), Sudhir Sinha (Abudhabi), Santosh
(ten) per month, apart from any Ranjan (Dubai), Rizwan Badar(Mussaffah),
one-time fee, according to 9 (nine) Rizwan Badar (Musaffah), Saket Prasad
attendees and Dhs. 50 (fifty), (Abudhabi), Abhay Kumar (Abudhabi),
according to 6 (six) of them. Sanjeev Kumar (Abu dhabi), Raees Faisal
25. The frequency of biharbrains (Dubai), Sanjay Singh (Abudhabi), Faisal
meeting in UAE must meet at least Naeem (Abudhabi), NAIYER AHSAN
every month as per seven (Dubai), Abhay Singh (Abudhabi),
attendees and once in two months SHAKEEL AHMAD (Dubai), Abu Nazar(Abu
(bi-monthly) as per other seven dhabi), Shakeel Ashrafi (Abu dhabi) etc.
26. Following members volunteered to First BB Founder meet on global
become members of the Global conference: June 25, 2005
Sanjeev Kumar, Sanjay
Singh, Shakeel Ashrafi, Naiyar June 25, 2005: First BB Founder
Ahsan. members meet held and decided to give
27. Following members volunteered to new look to proposed BB Scholastic center
become active members of Bihar to be inaugurated on July 30, 2005.
Brains: Subhash Jha, Pankaj
Prasun, Kundan Kumar, Raees
Faisal, Avanish Sharma, Anil
Kumar Srivastava, Ram Kumar Roy, BB Patna Meet: July 9, 2005
Ajay Kumar, Abu Nazar etc.
28. Attendees were asked to suggest
names of city representatives and Patna, July 9, 2005: BiharBrains local
country representatives as well as Patna chapter organized meet on July 9,
for the executive committee. here at seminar hall of Maitri shanti
Following names emerged as bhawan to discuss on the issues of
member’s choice: funding and helping local talents. The
29. Shakeel Ahmad, as city meeting was convened by Dr. B. K.
representative of Dubai, and as Sharma and was presided by Dr. Shashi
representative to Executive Bhushan Prasad.
Committee. Shakeel Ashrafi, as
city representative of Abu Dhabi, Main Excerpts of the meeting
Ajay Kumar, as representative to
Executive Committee, Naiyer (1) All the finances of our Society should
Ahsan, as representative to be obtained as contributions from the
Executive Committee. members;
30. All the proposals by BB, and the
actions taken were well supported (2) Funding should never be obtained
(at least not opposed). from OXFAM, CARE and some such
Attendees: Altogether 26 members were
attended: (3) Society should have a clearly defined
Dr. Manzoor Alam, New Delhi, Sanjay ideology namely the students who are
Singh (Abudhabi), Ajay kumar (Abudhabi),
being assisted for obtaining higher wholly on the members contribution.
education abroad should and must commit The following are the some of the
themselves to coming back and serving suggestions of the members
their motherland; regarding raising money by alternate
(4) Society's objective should be to ensure
that the students who are assisted must • Ask for sponsorship fee from
commit themselves to using their entities (i.e. coaching center,
knowledge in fighting backwardness, computer center etc) who are
poverty and illiteracy of our country, interested in advertising (like
India; putting up banners or distributing
pamphlets) in some functions of
(5) Society should run GRE/GMAT/TOEFEL the scholastic center (like
center as a self study center where the inaugration function.
books and CD's will be available and • Requesting contribution from
students under the guidance of some guests who come for some
resource person will make preparations on function in the scholastic center.
their own; • Members take classes on their
specialized subjects for the
Attendees: Dr. B. K. Sharma, manoj interested students on some fees
shahi, Dr. Amarendra Narayan, Dr. Shashi and contribute the income
Bhushan Prasad, Ravi Bhushan Prasad, to the center.
Vijay Sharan and students of NIT and
others. Attendees: Mohd. Ghufran Alam, Dr.
Abul Farah, Bibhuti Bikramaditya,
BB Korea Meet: July 17, 2005
First BB Mumbai Meet: July 23,
Patna, July 17, 2005: BiharBrains Korea
chapter organized meet on July 17 at
residence of Dr. Abul Farah to discuss on July 23, 2005: BiharBrains Mumbai
the issues related to monetary help and chapter organized its first meet at CIFE
individual contribution, inauguration of which will be remembered for huge crowd.
BBSC and its development as center for Around 40 scientists of IIT, Mumbai and
learning etc. The meeting was convened CFRI gathered and take active
Mohd. Gufran Alam and was presided by participation in the discussion on following
Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya agenda: fishery project feasibility
submitted by group of IIT and CIFE
researchers, Fund raising by members for
Main Excerpts of the meeting:
the society, BiharBrains welfare schemes
and indirect means of fund raising etc.
1. Members were of the view that the The meeting was convened by Mr. Ranjit
founder members should contribute Sinha of IIT MUMBAI and presided by Dr.
their amount as soon as possible. Kartik Sahay, Vice President ACI
2. Members were happy to know about PHARM.INC USA. The meeting was
the inauguration of scholastic organized on Mr. Bibhuti’s Mumbai Visit.
center to be scheduled in Patna on
Main Excerpts of the meeting
3. There should be some alternate
source of funding for the scholastic
center so that it does not depend 1. Members were asked for query related
to Bihar Brains and its activities to Mr.
Bibhuti Bikramaditya. Dr. Kartik Sahay (2)BB and SFS will always maintain
was also present in the meet and fraternal relationship and assist each
cleared doubts of the local members. other in their respective aims and
2. Project on fisheries announced in objectives;
the village, Janipur (Dist Sitamarhi,
Bihar).Mentor: Sri Upendra Pd. Singh, (3)BB and SFS will together device ways
scientist at CFRI, Mumbai and means for identifying eager students
3. Members endorsed the fund raising by amongst economically deprived society
individual contribution and give much and nurture them bloom from cabbage
stress on raising fund through training into cauliflower;
in cutting edge technology and other
employment generating courses by (4)BB and SFS will together identify
seeing current industry demands. development and much needed projects
for filling up the very important
Attendees; Rajeev Ranjan, Pankaj Kumar, infrastructural gaps and pursue these
Dr. Kartik sahay, Mr. Ranjit Sinha, Dr. projects to fruition and maturity;
Upendra Prasad Singh, Bibhuti
Bikramaditya, Mr. R. P. Raman, Mr. Prem (5)BB and SFS will together work for
Sagar Mishra,Mr. Umashankar Prasad, building up a strong, economically
Mr. Shanawaz Ali, Mr. Binod Kumar prosperous and principled India;
Choudhary, Mr. Navrajan Tirky, Mr. Prem
Kumar, Mr. Niranjan Kumar, Mr. Rajesh
Kumar, Mr. Sailesh Surabh, Mr. Ashish Press conference: July 29, 2005
Kumar jha, Mr. Ritesh Ranjan, Mr. Sujeet
Rajak, Mr. Absar Alam, Mr. Paras
Narayanam, Abhay Sharma, Ranjeet K
sinha, Shivjee Sah, Ashish Thakur, July 29, 2005: Press conference called
Avinash vinay jee , Awnit N Bikash, Swati By Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya at Hotel
Ojha with her delegates, Kaushal Rajasthan in the presence of Dr.
Srivastva with his delegates, Shailendra Jagganath Thakur, PU VC , Sri Amalendu
Neeraj Jha, Mr. Subhash C. Dwary, Mr. Narayan Sinha, Ex- Editor, Hindustan
Shantanu, Mr. Rajeev Brahmachary, Times,Dr. M. M Chaudhary, HOD Electrical,
NIT, Patna, Dr. BK Sharma, President
MOU Signed with Science for
Society : July 27, 2005
July 27, 2005: MOU signed between BB
and Science for society. For the
popularization of science among children
in a new and different approach: Mr.
Bibhuti Bikramaditya signed on the
MOU on behalf of Bihar Brains along with
its counterpart Dr. S.P.Verma Gen Secy ,
Science for society.
Main points of MOU
(1) BiharBrains will hitherto be known as
BB and Science for Society will hitherto be
known as SFS;
BiharBrains Scholastic Center Main Excerpts of the meeting:
Inaugurated : July 30, 2005
The meeting overall was very good, with
ideas pooling in from all members, also a
July30, 2005: BB scholastic center reflection of series of events, and the
inaugural function held. It was opening ceremony of Bihar brains
inaugurated by Dr. Rajmani Pd. Sinha, VC Scholastic Center at Patna. It has been an
Mithila University. Dr. Jaggannath Thakur achievement for all of us, to open our
was the Chief Guest of the Inaugural center in Patna successfully and we look
Function. Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya forward from all our members to
gave talk (PPT Presentation) on Bihar contribute towards its growth.
Brains and its activities in front of around
100 distinguished guests and youngsters. Following were the issues/ concerns
Dr. B.K Sharma presided over the function discussed at the meet.
and Sri Amalendu Narayan Sinha gave his
lucrative speech and give vote of thanks 1. The membership of the scholastic
to the guests. center is open to students and
faculties. Membership fee for the
A Debate competition on “Standards of Scholastic center was decided to be
Education in Bihar” was organized by Rs 51/- (fifty one) per month and
“Facon De Parlour”: A renowned debating the annual membership is fixed at
society of Bihar located at Rajendra Nagar, the rate of Rs 500/-(five
Patna. Sri Vijay Sinha, Director Of the hundered).
“Facon De Parlour” was present in the 2. Bibhuti Bikramaditya successfully
debate competition and chaired conducted the VLSI orientation at
competition. the Scholastic center and seeing
the amazing response to it from
Winners were awarded by Dr. Rajmani students, there we may extend a
Sinha and Certificates were distributed proposal to start a course in VLSI,
among the participants of VLSI chip design and fabrication at
Orientation Program by Dr. J.Thakur. Patna University.
3. Mr. Bibhuti informed that Science
BB Delhi Meet : Aug 3, 2005 for Society is ready to sign a
memorandum of understanding
with Bihar brains
4. Individual sponsorship scheme for
villages and needy students will
Delhi, Aug 3, 2005: Members of Delhi carry on; members are encouraged
chapter Bihar brains, met on Aug 3,2005 to apply this, in the villages they
at Indian Coffee House, Connaught Place belong to.
to discuss on following agenda; 5. Members opined that there has to
Development of BBSC, VLSI program and be representation/ representative
overall events at Patna. of Bihar brains in every district
6. The need of the hour is sufficient
funds for the Scholastic center, and
for this purpose there are donation
coupons designed of Rs 50 and Rs
20 denomination promoting Bihar
as a contributory state in
development of the Nation.
Overall it was a well-conducted and It has been decided that the enlist fer
extensive interaction filled meeting with members whose mails will not be
Mr. Bibhuti and Dr. Kartik. moderated
The enthusiasm shown by members is Issues rising: Issue related with Bihar
surely applauded able. Brains must be raised time to time by
members and give suggestion so a sit
Attendees: Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya, could run properly at Patna. We have
Chairman, Bihar brains, Mr. Kartik Sahay. decided that we build our Patna scholastic
Dhirendra, Lalit, Ghanshyam, Chandra center strong and then move towards
Mohan, Radhe Shyam, and Raju Pandey other centers to build confidence in
from Hyderabad, Soeb Ahmed from Patna. ourselves/ Bihar Brains/ Group.
Mr. Bibhuti also pointed out that rarely
Global Conference Moderators members are giving suggestions and
Meet: August 28, 2005 comments on the issues related with
ongoing projects. New ideas projects and
issues must be discussed on group mails.
Aug 28, 2005: BiharBrains organized
meeting of the moderators to discuss on
following agenda: Moderation of mails, Above all members feedback/ comments/
issue raised by members, Bihar brains is brainstorming is important for Groups
one year old on October 4 2005, overall progress.
brainstorm on celebration ideas.
Group interaction and discussion on new
Attendees: Bibhuti Bikramaditya, Kartik projects and issues should be increased.
sahay, Nandan Kumar, Praveen Ohal,
Rajni Srivastava, Samir Kumar Mishra Bihar Brains will be one year old on 4th of
October this year. To celebrate we are
Main excerpts of the meeting brainstorming on activities that can be
done as part of our celebrations.
a. Article/comments related with
politics, must be rejected by 1. Opening of the scholastic center
moderators and should not be branch at Patna University.
paased to the group 2. Launching an e newsletter of Bihar
b. Moderator must read the full content Brains.
of the mail and then pass to to the 3. Starting E-Magazine for Bihar
group. If it is necessary moderator Brains: for that we must start the
can edit the mail and then may send process for inviting articles from
valid reason for that to the particular members from BB and others on
member technical/humanities/non technical
c. Personal mail relevant to the group topics. This issue will be first
only be passed to the group mail magazine by Bihar Brains.
d. Mails related with employment must 4. Birthday card
be valid one; all junk mail of this
type must be avoided. BB Korea Meet: August 27, 2005
As the group is increasing its strength
manifold, and the number of mail to be
moderated on everyday basis is Seoul, S. Korea, Aug 27, 2005:
increasing, it is necessary to give it a BiharBrains Korea chapter organized its
hierarchy/ structure. monthly meet to discuss on following
agenda; Development of BBSC, proposal anniversary of BiharBrains on Oct 4,
to launch e-magazine etc. 2005.
2. On printing of magazine: It was
decided that minimum 10 copies must
be printed for the patna
scholastic center and magazine can
be released on oct 4, 2005 in the
ceremony at Patna if we get resource
center space by Patna university.
Main excerpts of the meeting: 3. Editorial Board formed:
We tentatively formed Editorial board
1. It was decided to focus more on consisting following members; Bibhuti
subscribing national magazine and bikramaditya, Abul Farah, Shabi
journals based on Science , arts and hashmi and Dr. SP verma. Mr. Bibhuti
humanities rather than international will be chief editor and monitoring all
journals so as large mass could be activities.
benifited 4. Layout Design for E-Magazine: This
2. It was decided that some free work will be accomplished by
journals /magazines could be easily Mr. Rajesh Kumar, our Bangkok
provided at scholastic center. Mr. member and mind behind Biharscoop.
Abul Farah will provide data He is graphic design engineer by
base for the Life science journals to profession.
the welfare committee and 5. BB resource center will be started at
urges welfare committee to send it to Patna University on Oct
the website committee at delhi 4, 2005 if we get confirmation from
so as it could be uploaded into the university.
3. Scientist database: It was decided to Attendees: 1. Bibhuti bikramaditya,
collect profile of Brains of Bihar who South Korea, 2. Samir Kumar Mishra,
has published his articles in the Australia 3. Ghufran Alam, South Korea 4.
international and national journals. Abul Farah, South korea 5. Dhirendra
4. E-magazine: it was decided to launch Kumar, Delhi 6. Shabi Hashmi, Germany 7.
first e magazine on the Nitin kuma, Patna
occasion of first year completion of
BiharBrains on oct 4, 2004.
BiharBrains First anniversary: Oct 2
and Oct 4, 2005
Global Conference Meet: Sept 12,
Oct 2, 2005: BB first Anniversary Meet,
Global Meet, Sept 12, 2005: BB held on yahoo messenger to discuss on
organized global conference meet on following agenda; 1. Member’s views,
yahoo on Sept 12, 2005 to discuss on the feedback and suggestions on one year
following agenda: 1. E-Magazine editorial completion of the formation, NGO
board, monthly News letter, BB Resource formation &account management, e-
center at Patna magazine and other proposals.
Main excerpts of the meeting Main excerpts of the meeting:
1. It was decided to launch E-Magazine 1. Members were satisfied with the
and monthly Newsletter on the first achievements and progress of BB in
one year. Members expressed their
desire to put more dedication and Main excerpts of the meet:
active efforts by increasing activities 1. Regarding the progress of
like training programes/workshop, Scholastic centre in Patna: Decided to
commercial projects on regular subscribe some Indian science and
basis at Scholastic Centre, Patna. technical journals published from Indian
2. NGO formation and account Academy of Sciences (IAS), Bangalore
management Due to Durga Puja and Council of Scientific and Industrial
and other major festival (Election), Research (CSIR) New Delhi. Below is the
NGO formation will take more time list of some journals published from IAS
3. All members gave thanks to Mr. and CSIR with subscriptions rates. We
Rishu on Successfully completion of have to select journals from the list
3D modeling program. according to the demand and
4. E-Magazine: It was decided to take requirement of readers at scholastic
more time in deciding the contents centre. Members are requested give their
of e-magazine as many works were suggestion for other journals which can be
left. subscribe for BB scholastic center that
should useful for the students and teacher
Attendees:1. Bibhuti Bikramaditya, Seoul community.
2. Abul farah, Seoul 3. Dhirendra kumar,
Delhi 4. Rajni Srivastava, Delhi 5. Sushant B. Dr. BKS was authorized to make data
Delhi 6. Ranveer kumar, Hyderabad 7. base for the journal which can be added in
Ramnaumi kumar, Delhi 8. Dr. BK the list.
9. Rishu Kumar, Patna 10. Pradeep Jha, C. Sri SP Verma will give more data base
patna 11. Kartik Sahay, Hanoi, Vietnam as we talked on telephone during meet.
12. Praveen ohal, Ranchi Those who 2. E-magazine and E-Newsletter
joined late 13. Ramraj pandey: Michigan, d. The articles selected for E Magazine has
USA, 14. shabi hashmi, UK could not join been sent to Mr Rajesh Kumar (Bankok
15.aliabdullah,UAE 16. alok jha.pune member) for final settings, and soon he
17. suvir kumar, delhi. will send back for proof reading and final
editing to the Editorial board members.
BB First Anniversary function at e. After publication of the E-magazine, E-
NIT, Patna: October 4,2005 Newsletters will be published/ released.
f. Forthcoming Patna meet on Nov 4: Sri
santosh pandey was requested to see
OCT4, 2004: BB organized First
matter related to NGO formation and
anniversary function at NIT, Patna and
account opening at Patna
awarded certificates to the 3D Modeling
Program participants in a simple function. BB Patna Meet: Nov 4, 2005
BB Korea Meet: October 23, 2005
Patna, Nov 4, 2005: BiharBrains
organized its local Patna chapter meet on
Nov 4, 2005 at BBSC office on following
agenda; Progress of BBSC, Publication of
Seoul, Oct 23, 2005: BiharBrains
Manthan etc. The meeting was convened
organized its Korea chapter meet on Oct
by Dr. B. K. Sharma.
23, 2005 at the residence of Mr. Bibhuti
on following agenda; Progress of BBSC,
Main excerpts of the meeting:
Publication of Manthan etc. The meeting
was convened by Mr. Ghufran Alam.
a. On magazine: It was decided that
as per report from Korea chapter
meet, all magazines listed should that though Symposium was
be subscribed and will be kept in successful with some lacunae
BBSC office. Members should which should be taken care of in
contribute for the subscription of the later event.
the magazines. 2. It was decided following protocol
b. B. On big rental space for BBSC: must be followed for any BB
It was decided that hall of Maitri Events: a. Coordinator will be held
shanty Bhawan will be the best for responsible for all activity. He
BBSC office. should prepare MOM and declare
c. Accountability: Members Balance sheet just after completion
stressed on the need for of the Project with the help of
accountability and transparency Patna office staff members He
should be maintained of the should co-ordinate with Patna
society. office and local team members, He
Attendees: rajni srivastava, ranjit should work under Strict guidance
sinha, santosh pandey, Dr. and control of the chairman.
B.K.Sharma and other members.
4. Members discussed on whether BB
scholastic center should run under
First Phase of Global conference on investment basis or donation and
BiharBrains Scholastic Center: Jan contribution basis. It was decided to
20, 2006 continue discussion until any unanimous
decision emerges. But most of them were
of the view that to run organization, it
Global conference, Jan 20, 2006: A should generate fund by themselves, it
global conference was organized to cannot run successfully always on
discuss on following agenda: donations.
1. Discussion on Making BB
scholastic center: A profit Members Attended: Santosh Pandey
making organization/self Sufficient (Chennai), Dr. Abul Farah (Korea),
Unit: Imteyaj Ahmad (Korea), Dr. BK Sharma
2. Bibhuti Forthcoming visit to (Patna), Ajay Kumar (Jamshedpur), Dr.
India and the work assigned by Kartik Sahay(Canada), Sattu Kumar
BB (Bangalore), Lalit Choudhary (Delhi),
3. Release of BB magazine Sushant Bhartiya(Delhi), Vipin Srijan
quot;Manthanquot; in printed as well as E- (Delhi), Bibhuti Bikramaditya (Korea),
magazine Dhirendra Kumar (Delhi).
4. BB society registration.
Second Phase of Global chat on
BiharBrains Scholastic Center: Jan
Main excerpts of the meeting: Meeting
started with the welcome message by Mr.
Bibhuti to all members who were
attending the meet. In welcome address, Global Conference, Jan 27, 2006: The
he congratulated Mr. Santosh pandey on meeting was for continuing discussion on
his marriage scheduled to be held on BiharBrains Scholastic Center and Mr.
Feb18, 06. Bibhuti’s India Visit.
1. Meeting started with BKS report on Excerpts from the Meeting:
Symposium. He presented Rs 10 It was informed that poll was conducted
(around) deficit budget from the and opinions were taken from all
symposium He informed the group members. Members were of unanimous
view that formula for investment is the
best possible option for the development BB Korea Meet: Jan 29, 2006
of BiharBrains Scholastic Center, BBSC.
Individual opinion, opinion from various
chapters were taken during 7 days and
then following final modification were Seoul, Jan 29, 2006: BB Korea chapter
done in the proposal for BBSC which were organized its monthly meeting at Seoul to
unanimously accepted discuss the agenda related to forthcoming
series of seminar, Career counseling and
1. BBSC should be developed as self guidance program and inaugural function
sufficient unit. of Patna Resource center, Lanuching of
2. The one who is putting money in Manthan first issue and other issues. The
the development of BBSC and of meeting was convened by Dr. Abul Farah
any projects will be termed as and was presided by Bibhuti Bikramaditya.
3. Any individual can become sponsor Main excerpts of the meeting:
In all BB projects; BB members will 1. The forthcoming Series of Seminar,
be given priority for investment. Carrier Counseling Programme and
4. 50% amount of the earned money Inaugural Function of Patna
from BB scholastic center will be Resource Centre should be
used for the development of BB organized in planned way.
Scholastic center and 50% will be 2. We are anticipating approximately
distributed among SPONSORS. Rs. 25,000/ from VLSI Programme
5. After certain period, when sponsors and Workshop.
gets his money back, BBSC or any 3. This money will be utilized for the
project under this scheme will be arrangement of programmes and
run completely by BB management printing of Magazine (MANTHAN).
system . The period will be decided 4. The price for the first issue of
on the projects. During the ‘Manthan’ is proposed as Rs. 15/
gestation period, it will be per copy. Special offer of Rs.10/
monitored by sponsors and founder per copy will be given for inaugural
members of the organization. function.
6. ON Bibhuti Visit to India: All Attendees: Bibhuti Bikramaditya, Dr.
members present gave wishes to Abul Farah, Subranshu singh, Ghufran
him for his present visit to India. Alam
Mr. Shabi Hashmi and Mr. Santosh
asked update about NGO
Registration. They were anxious BB first Pune Meet:Jan 31, 2006
why it is getting so late. Bibhuti
assured that on this visit, we will
have to do many works including Pune, Jan 31, 2006: BB pune chapter
organized firs get together meet at hotel
Attendees: Bibhuti Bikramaditya, seoul, Rajdhani, Pune on Mr. Bibhuti’s visit and
South Korea, Santosh pandey, Chennai, discussed on various issues including local
Shabi Hashmi, UK, Ranveer Kumar, bihar students problems. The meeting was
Hyderabad, Chetan Anand, Hydearbad convebed by Mr Alok jha and was presided
by Mrs. Sweta Tarate, MD of IDIT,Pune.
BiharBrains Got place in national
dailies : Feb 3, 2006
BB was in news all over India in Dainik
Bhaskar (all over north India) titled
“Behtar Bihar Ke liye” on first page and
Prabhat Khabar in Bihar, Jharkhand and
elected as representative of Bihar Brains
BB Patna chapter Meet: March 30,
Patna, March 30, 2006: BiharBrains
Patna chapter organized a meeting for
discussion on various issues including
1. Discussion related to BB Telecom
courses, BB Disha Project, CDAC
authorized center proposal
2. Formation of delegation to talk
with minister of science &
3. Discussion on demanding of
NISC/IISER in Bihar.
4. Establishment of center for
5. BB Scholastic center development
BB First Village Chapter & BB office structure.
established: Feb 19, 2006 6. Republish of Manthan magazine.
Main excerpts of the meeting:
1. Mr. Sunil Sinha project manager in
patna based Telecom company was
given charge to start Telecom
courses at BBSC.
2. For DISHA Project, it was decided
to give full support to DISHA team
3. Mr Bibhuti informed members
about the meeting held at Pune
with CDAC officials; it was decided
to hold till financial constraints are
Altogether 30 people attended the
Mr. Sanjay Mandal (left sit) , with his Janipur Team
Sri Bibhuti Bikramaditya Deliering lecture on Adventures meet. It was convened by Dr. B. K.
ofBB Pune membersMagadh Mahila College, Patna
Embedded system at at Hotel Raviraj, Pune
Members. Sharma and presided by Bibhuti
Janipur, Feb 19, 2006: Bihar Brains
started its first chapter in Janipur village
of Sitamarhi district. The main agenda of
the meeting is to establish BB chapter.
Meeting was convened by Mr. Bibhuti.
Main excerpts of the meeting:
1. BB will help unemployed youth &
youngsters of the village
2. Mr. Sanjay Kumar Mandal, Teacher in
govt middle school in the nearby village,
9. As per the individual sponsorship
BB Delhi Meet Organized: April 2, Bibhuti has organized debate and
2006 various competitions at middle school
He has appointed a teacher at 1500/-
Delhi, April 2, 06: BB, Delhi local / Month and add one more student for
chapter Meeting and get together at scholarship now he is providing
Cannaught place, Delhi held on 2nd April, scholarship to 3 students.
2006. The main agenda was BB review of
work during Feb- March, 2006.
BB Korea Meet: July 16, 2006
Review of Bihar brains from Feb to March
at Patna as follows:
1. Mr. S. N Sandhwar l (Ex. AGM SBI) at Daejeon, S Korea: BB Korea chapter
our Scholastic Center was recruited as oranised its monthly meet at Daejeon City
Manager BBSC who will take care of of S. Korea on July 16 2006 at residence
all activity and operation and Ms. Julie of Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya between 2 pm
kumari as counselor. to 4 pm on following agenda; 1. E-
Members proposed to organize “NRI magazine Manthan related issues, 2.
meet in Nov“, funded of department Development of Scholastic Centre, 3.
of science govt. of Bihar. Demand for NISC/ IISER
2. A career guidance program “Prerna” Main Excerpts of the meeting
will be started from 3rd of June. 1. E-magazine Manthan related issues
3. Founded 15 core members
committies who are going to give the • FREE ACCESS TO Manthan: It
proposal on the requirement of NIC in was decided to keep Manthan for
Bihar and we are targeted to give this open access on website for a
proposal to Govt. of Bihar in April limited period of time. We
month. emphasized on wide publicity of
4. Training course will start on BTS the magazine, since our main aim
system installation from 9th of April is that people will read the
06 and CCNA course will start from 1st magazine and it will be a fund
of may 06. generating medium. Many
5. Also had a talk of opening C-DAC members suggested that they
center in Patna at planetarium. want to contribute in the name of
6. Running teaching classes on manthan for the development of
preparation of GRE – PD every Scholastic centre
Sunday 2-5. • It was requested to our members
Mr. Sushi Kumar accepted to organize to read the magazine and forward
these classes. at least five persons.
7. PC installed at BiharBrains Scholastic • All core members viz; founder
Center for day to day activity. members, active members, and
8. The seminar hall was taken on rent city and country representatives
(3000/- / Month) for our activity. It were requested to contribute in
was decided that member of BB can the name of magazine Manthan
use this space 11-5 to trained the (minimum 5 USD for NRI) and Rs.
student on various topics. Member 30 for members in India for the
needs to pay 70/- / hour to use this development of Scholastic centre.
space through this we can raise some
fund to maintain our day to day
• It was decided to to include few and whenever rain comes, no khichadi is
sections on the regular basis such provided to those students
as 3. Desk /benches: 6 desk and benches
a. Interesting Facts, one sweeper for cleaning school class
b. NRI column, rooms and surroundings
c. BB past events and 4. Two needy and poor students got
Forthcoming program scholarship from biharbrains: 100 rs per
d. News and Breakthrough month against notebook and pen for 6
month for each 6 month, scholarship for
2. Development of Scholastic Centre those students will be reviewed if the
At scholastic centre, Staff members were performance of the student is not good.
directed to finalize the accounts for Disha
event and suggested to maintain nice 5. In the month of November or
working environment. December, school has planned to organize
3. Demand for NISC/ IISER following programs:
BB office Patna was suggested to finalize 1. Essay completion, 2. Debate
the third and final date for the meeting of competition, 3. Cultural program among
the core committee at Patna. Dr. B. K. student, 4. ganit daud etc.
Sharma was requested to coordinate with Prizes will be given by BiharBrains.
BB Global Conference Meet: Aug 18,
Formation of Student wing of NIT
Announced: Aug 17, 2006 And his contributed amount will be
paid back to him within 5 max years.
Patna Aug 17, 2006: BiharBrains had 1. Sources of Income: Establishing
meeting in Patna on Aug 17, 2006. The CDAC Authorized Center, Center
main agenda was to start process for for personality development and
forming student wing of BiharBrains. Placement and consultancy centers
Main excerpts of the meeting: are the main source of income for
1. Mr. Nitin Kumar was tentatively BB BB.
representative for NIT. 2. Director: One dynamic and
He along with Prabhat Kumar & other experienced person from Bihar will
colleagues is going to have meet at NIT be director of the institutes and he
and then form the student wing.. will be directed by BB main body.
Scholastic center may be run by
BB Janipur Meet: Aug 18, 2006 board of directors from BB local
members and staff members.
3. Every body was in agreement for
this kind mechanism for the
Janipur (Sitamarhi) Aug 18, 2006: BB Scholastic center where huge fund
Organized meeting in Janipur on Aug 18, is required. After long discussion,
2006.The main agenda was to develop we felt that there should be one
school in the village. more meeting on this issue in
which participation of more
Main excerpts of the meeting: members from our main body is a
1. Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya announced his must. We all were in agreement
decision to support his school where he that legal issues and financial
studied. maters should also be taken care
2 Tirpal for the kitchen where khichadi for of very carefully.
students cooked. This is without shade
4. For legal and financial matters a especially the students who wish to
team of local members can be pursue a career overseas.
formed who can give their report. S. B. Rai – He has agreed to take
5. Alok Jha Proposal for helping students from Bihar who is interested in
orphan school under BB doing internship from his company in
individual sponsorship scheme: Singapore.
Mr. Alok Jha proposed to help Nilesh Sharma – In the past he has
students of orphan school at all offered many young software engineers
welcomed his proposal. Mr, Bibhuti from Bihar who are working in India to
assured that BB office will collect come to Singapore. He is also willing to
all information about that school to sponsor them so that they can come here
Mr. Alok. and attend interviews, but no one has
Attendees: Sri Alok jha, Pune, shown interest as of now. They want the
Bibhuti Bikramaditya, S Korea, Ahmad appointment letter delivered to them
Rasheed, Saudi Arabia, Lalit Chodhary, before they come to Singapore.
New Delhi, Nitin Kumar, Bangalore. Venugopal – Though he is not from Bihar,
but he can understand the difficulty faced
by youngsters in starting a career. He has
BB First Singapore Meet Organised: agreed to keep 2/3 candidates in his Apt
Oct 1, 2006 at a time so that they stay here and look
for a job.
Avnish Kumar – He is head of operations
Singapore, Oct 1, 2006: BiharBrains in a local IT company. He is also a
Singapore chapter organized its first meet Nanyang Fellow. He is seriously thinking
at Singapore. The main agenda of the of promoting the BB activities in
meeting was to discuss regarding Singapore and South- East Asia. He has
cooperation and support of Bihari’s agreed to work on FUND RAISING for BB.
towards organization. The meeting was He will come out with some concrete plan
convened by Mr. Amit singh, Singapore in a few days.
representative and was presided by Sri Vimla Pandey – She thinks that women
S.B Rai. from Bihar should actively participate in
BB activities and share their views. She is
willing to assist in logistics/VISA for
people who want to make a career in
Amit Singh – I am always willing to help
my friends, but they must take initiative.
NO MORE SPOON FEEDING. I will charge
small fees from the candidates.
All the members were of the view that
they do not want any publicity. BBSC or
the candidates can directly contact us and
We will help people settle in Singapore.
Main excerpts of the meeting:
All the members were of the view that we
should help people hailing from Bihar,
2. BBSC will call press conference on
22 November, to highlight our
demand of IISER in Media.
3. We discussed for the formation of
Members Attended: Amit Singh
(Product Manager), BB representative, Mr.
S.B Rai, Managing Director (IT
Company), Nilesh Sharma (ERP
Consultant), Venugopal (Biomedical
Engineer), Avnish Kumar (Head of
Operations), Vimla Pandey (Wife of S.B Action committee in Patna and
Rai), Vinit Suman (MBA). Delhi from local members to take
forward our demand at both the
places. This action committee
BB Korea Chapter meeting: 18
should be supported by Advisory
board of senior officials/ retired
Daejeon (S. Korea), 18 Nov, 2006: BB 4. Dr. Manis Jha suggested that
Korea chapter organized its monthly Report submission to central
meeting at the house of Mr. Bibhuti at government ministries should be
Daejeon city of Korea on Nov 18, 2006 to accompanied by recommendation
discuss on the issue largely on letter by maximum possible MPs
development of IISER Project, BBSC and Ministers of central
development and next issue of Manthan.. government ruling party.
Members attended: Dr. Abul Farah, Dr. B. BBSC Development
Manis Kumar Jha, Bibhuti Bikramaditya.
1. BiharBrains is thankful to BAJANA
The meeting was convened by Dr. Abul (Bihar and Jharkhand Association
Farah and was presided by Mr. Bibhuti of North America) especially to Mr.
Bikramaditya Birendra Kumar and Mr. Sugriv
Barnwal for taking BBSC
Main excerpts: development project.
A. Demand of IISER in Bihar 2. Bihar Times planned organizing
Global Bihar Meet on 19-21
1. Core Committee is going to submit January, 2007. BB will send
the final report on 22 November, representative to the meet.
2006, to the Science & Technology 3. Founder members and
minister of Bihar. After that, core representatives of BB are
committee will submit report to requested to send their
Deputy Chief Minister and Chief suggestions about starting CDAC
Minister of Bihar within November. center at BBSC.
4. BB will organize SciTechFest
every year; event coordinator will
be any person. He can coordinate
with BBSC office and staff. Every
event should be a part of BBSC.
We are preparing a guideline for
organizing any event/ workshop/
seminar. The guideline will be
uploaded on the website very soon.
5. BB registration process will be
completed by the end of this year.
C. Manthan next issue
1. We have extended the date of
submission of articles to 31
December, 2006. The expected 3. After long discussion, we decided to
date of publication will be 26 support his model worldwide.
2. We are preparing pamphlets for 4. BB will arrange meeting with CWRS,
Manthan and documents for Patna (a unit of NIT for central water
website. These will be finalized in a research) to know the authenticity of his
couple of days. We will send project which will help us to know about
pamplets to all the Institute and the feasibility of his project.
Universities of Bihar and Jharkhand 5. His demo was already published by all
for wide publicity. newspapers and news channel “Aaj tak/
3. We are requesting members to Aankhon Dekhi/ Zee news etc. we decided
send articles at the earliest, and that Mr. Ranjeet and Mr. Dhirendra will
encourage others to submit articles. hold once again meeting with fellow man
for taking his interviews on video on
BB Delhi Meet: Dec 24, 2006 second week of Jan, 2007. His video will
be uploaded into Bihar Brains website.
6. After successful meeting with
Scientist of CWRS, we can think about the
Delhi, Dec 24, 2006: BB Delhi Chapter
model of this project in Delhi and we will
organized a meeting on the arrival of Sri
give all support to him.
Bibhuti Bikramaditya. The main agenda
was the presentation of model of the
Sri Bibhuti Bikramaditya, Sri Ranjeet,
project of Alok Kumar Bihari, a member of
Sri Dhirendra, Sri Alok Bihariji.
BiharBrains in Delhi in presence of all local
members of Delhi. The meeting was called
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by Sri Dhirendra kumar, Delhi
representatives of BiharBrains.
Main excerpts of the meeting:
1. In the meeting he put his idea of
project whatever he did so far and also Meeting with Sri Kamala Prasad
Organized: Dec 24, 2006
showed his live demo at his house.
2. As per Scheme, the whole idea is to
remove present “Nala” Drainage system.
He presented his model for solution which Delhi, Dec 24, 2006: BB Delhi chapter
will also protect river water to become members organized meeting with Sri
dirty as well as stop water level Kamala Prasad, former chief secretary of
decreasing tendency. Bihar in Delhi at his residence with Mr.
Bibhuti on his India Visit. The main
agenda of the meting is to request Sri (Institute for Human Development, New
Prasad to be a part of the meeting with Delhi). Organizers of Global Bihar meet.
Hon’ble PM and HRD Minister for the After long discussion we got feedback that
submission project proposal for the there are very few no. of investors in the
demand of IISER in Bihar which he global Bihar Meet, though Bihar Govt is
accepted readily. doing very hard work meeting the
Main excerpts of the meeting: objectives of meet. BiharBrains gave
many suggestions to organizers and called
1. Sri Prasad accepted our request for the industrialist to invest in Bihar through
promoter of BiharBrains and proposed press conference at hotel Rajasthan.
some names in Delhi who can be helpful
for us in meeting our goal and mission.
BB Patna chapter Meet on Global
Attendes: Bihar Meet & other issues: Dec 27,
Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya, Mr. Dhirendra 2006
and Mr. Ranjeet Kumar.
Patna, Dec 22, 2007: BB members of
Patna collected for meeting when BB was
Workshop on Science in the news of local media and print media.
communication through cultural The main agenda of the meeting to
Events: Dec 24, 2006 discuss on various issues to improve
Main excerpts of the meeting:
Sri Krishna Science center, Patna Dec 1. PTN news channel of Patna gave brief
26, 2006: Kainat Foundation, Patna news on BBSC with Bibhuti Bikramaditya
organized workshop on Science interview.
communication through cultural events on 2. On this occasion; members of
Dec 24, 2006 at Sri Krishna Science BiharBrains gave their suggestions to
center at Patna in which Mr. Bibhuti improve BiharBrains.They stressed need
Bikramaditya was invited as a guest. for programs and events to other
The chief of this function was Hon’ble universities and colleges.
Minsiter for Science & Technology. Dr. Anil Attendes: Sri J Thakur, EX VC PU,
Kumar. Scientists of Dept of Science and Principal College of Commerce, Patna, Prof
technology, Govt of India and director of SP Verma EX HOD, Physics, Patna science
Srikrishna center were also invited guest. College, Dr. BK sharma, HOD,Electronics,
Mr. Shakeel Ahmad kakvi head of this NIT, Patna, Sri Amalendu Narayan Sinha
foundation gave key note address. In this senior journalist and editor of Hindustan
workshop, students of various schools of times, Sri Ravindra kishore, Innovator of
Gaya district were participated and food products along with other members
showed their project models. Mr. Bibhuti of BiharBrains .
advised students to develop scientific
temperament and skills for developing BB Janipur Chapter Meet: Jan 4,
electronics toys and other products. 2007
Global Bihar Meet Organizers
Meeting at Bihar Chamber of Janipur, Jan 4, 2007: BB Janipur
Commerce: Dec 26, 2006 chapter held a meeting in the village on
Jan4, 2007. The main agenda of the
Bihar Chamber of commerce, Patna, meeting is to review of the block level
Dec 26, 2006: The meeting were held function and strategies for dist level
between Mr. Ajay Kumar, editor function to be organized in the village
BiharTimes and representative IHD next year.
Main excerpts of the meeting: Industries and academicians. A group of
1. BB formed local action committee and NIT students will be actively involved with
advisory committee for the next year dist this event. Mr. Rahul, second year
level function to be organized by BB in the student of NIT, will inform the name of
village. group of students from all section who can
be actively involved in organized this
6. Mr. Satya will submit his report on
printed magazine of Manthan till Jan 13,
2007. He will also give report on advertise
7. Sri Ravindra Kishore was actively
involved with BB events and accepted to
be part of Global Bihar Meet. He is looking
for good space for BB.
Attendes: Mr. Satya, Sri Prabhat kumar,
Sri Ravindra kishore, Sri Ramesh Rai,
Prof.S. P. Verma, Prof. B. K. Sharma,
Office staff members, Bibhuti
BB Patna Meet: Jan 6, 2007 Bikramaditya.
BB Bhutan Chapter Established: Jan
Patna, Jan 6, 2007: BB Patna chapter
organized meeting on 6 Jan. The main
agenda of the meeting was to stress need Patna, Jan 7, 2007: Mr. Shivesh Prakash
for regular program by BBSC. took charge of BB Bhutan chapter. He
Main excerpts of the meeting: readily accepted and announced all
1. Advertisement of BiharBrains in the possible help to BB in future. He will start
media, proper Presentation of BB his contribution as membership of the
objectives and programs & events in the society and representative of the country
colleges so as it can reach to target very soon. He also proposed that he would
audience. like to have seminar on “Communication
2. Need for project guidance to the skill“at any of the college. BBSC decided
students. to hold this seminar on Magadh Mahila
3. Proper functioning of the office with College.
good environment and office
infrastructure set ups and shift of the BB Korea Meet: Feb 3, 2007
office place etc.
4. Establishment of local event/project
management committee consists of Daejeon, S. Korea, Feb 3, 2007: BB
a. Mr. Satya, CEO of local hardware Korea chapter organized its monthly
company, b. Sri Prabhat Kumar, (MBA), meeting at Daejeon, S Korea on the issue
c. Ravindra Kishore, LG Dealer and of Manthan magazine and website
innovator of food products, d. Sri Development. Development of BiharBrains
Ramesh Rai, e. Prof SP Verma, f. Prof Scholastic Center, Progress on Demand of
BK Sharma, g. Office staff members IISER In Bihar, Outcome of Global Bihar
h. Bibhuti Bikramaditya Meet and SciTechFest, 2007: next event
for BBSC etc.
5. In the meeting, it was decided that the
next Scitechfest organized by BiharBrains
involving students of all streams,
Main excerpts of the meeting:
Change of OFFICE Space for BB: BB is
A. Manthan magazine and website looking for a suitable place to change the
Development location of BBSC office. One computer will
Third Issue of magazine Manthan will be be purchased this month for BBSC, office.
released on 18 February, 2007. Manthan We are requesting Professors and
website will also be launched within this academicians to conduct seminars on
time frame. A report on the registration regular basis at BBSC.
process of magazine is anticipated by the Monthly contribution by Korea
end of February. Members: All Korea members have
B. Development of BBSC decided to give their one month extra
BB will focus on this mega project: contribution to BB office for purchasing
For Investment in BBSC, proposal has one more computer at Office.
already been submitted to Govt of Bihar in
Global Meet and also Investment B. Demand of IISER: To speed up the
proposals are open for all NRIs/ NRBs/ process for the demand, there is need to
any other organizations/ Societies/ any take effort by all members. Our demand
individual. Separate website is already up has already been reached to DY CM of
for the BBSC, i.e. www.bbscindia.com Bihar, now very soon our delegation will
meet to CM of Bihar. Prof Husnain
(MEMBER OF Scientific advisory council of
It was decided that BBSC, Patna will Prim Minister of India) and VC of
organize two fixed programs every year: Hyderabad Univ has suggested that We
should form delegation of all party MPs
1. SciTechFest: in the middle of year: team who will sign over the Draft of the
Performa for SciTechFest is being Demand of IISER and any MP will
discussed among active members and represent the team to meet Prime Minister
representatives. This year, of India along with representative of
SciTechFest will be organized in the BiharBrains. We are working on this
State Level in which the participation process. Prof. SP Verma is drafting text
of industry will be focused. In the for the MPs for the demand of IISER in
students category Researchers, Bihar. Meanwhile because of bad health
Budding researchers of all streams of of Sri Arjun Singh, Our delegation could
science and technology will be not get time to meet HRD Minister at New
participated and will be giving demo Delhi. We do hope that very soon meeting
of their project/product which will be with HRD minister will be organized.
open for visitors for three days. One MP will lead the team.
2. Career Counseling Program: at
the end of year: Career counseling C. Outcome of Global Bihar Meet
Program will be conducted on the
lines of last years career counseling Global Bihar meet was very successful
program every year in the last week event. BB formed 18 member team led by
of the Dec. Dr. BK Sharma at Patna. Very soon, a
detailed report on Global Meet will be
posted by Mr. Ranjeet Kumar, New
Regular Program at BB: There is Delhi. All members present gave thanks
proposal from BB local event management to our local event management team
Committee that to speed up the inflow of coordinated by Sri Ravindra Kishore for
students at the center, we should focus on their good coordination with BB members
regular career building courses and and Organizers of Global Bihar Team. This
regular events at BBSC. A series of event was successful and this will help in
training program for GRE/ C++, project branding image of Bihar in the national
handling may be conducted. and international fora.
issue will be coming up in July,
As per announcement of the govt of Bihar, 2007. Notification for article
Next Global Bihar Meet will be organized submission for next issue will be
under newly formed Bihar Foundation sent soon.
which will works independently for the iii. Members discussed about starting
development of Bihar. BiharBrains (Mr. E-learning program from BB. We
Bibhuti’s name from BiharBrains) has appreciated Mr Siddharth efforts
been included in the technical education and bringing the concept of
committee, Higher education committee “Saheed Anil Kumar Singh, IPS
and Primary education committee of Bihar (Retd.) Yojna for childrenquot; Under
Foundation, The detailed can be seen on “Bihar Brains Talent Search
www.biharparishad.org Schemequot;. We discussed bout
All members gave thanks to executive selection procedure and criteria, all
committee of Bihar Foundation for this. members agreed on the criteria of
Attendees: The meeting was attended by poor + talent. Eligibility should be
Dr. Abul Farah, Mr. Imteyaz Ahmad, poor and selection criteria will be
Bibhuti Bikramaditya and was convened talent. Mr Shatrughan suggested
by Dr. Abul Farah, Korea representative of that selected candidates will be
BiharBrains. admitted to any residential school
and the scholarship amount will go
BB Korea Meet: March 10, 2007 to the school authority rather than
going directly to the candidates or
their parents. Scholarship will be
continued to another year following
Daejeon, S. Korea, March, 2007: BB the satisfactory progress report of
korea chapter organized its monthly meet the candidate. All the procedure for
on March 10, 2007 at Daejeon, S Korea this scholarship will be finalized
on the issues of Series of seminar in Patna, after getting inputs from all
Development of BBSC, SciTechFest, 2007 members.
etc. The meeting was convened by Dr.
Main Excerpts of the meeting: 3. Sci Tech Fest, 2007
1. Series of Seminar in April, 2007 A. A meeting of Patna local members
is scheduled on 13 March, 2007 to
There will be series of Seminar organized discuss and finalize the date of
in different colleges of Bihar during the forthcoming Sci Tech Fest.
India visit of Mr. Bibhuti in April, 2007, B. A group of students at NIT Patna
including places such as Patna, Motihari, will develop website for Sci Tech
Madhubani, Bhagalpur etc. Mr. Bibhuti will Fest. Website work will be finished
announce details as soon as the schedule by the end of March.
is finalized. C. Dr. Manis Jha showed his interest
2. Development of BBSC to convince CSIR office at Patna to
participate in the Sci tech Fest.
i. Mr. Bibhuti will focus on the Attendees: Dr. Abul Farah, Dr. Manis
registration of BB during his stay in Kumar Jha, Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya, Mr.
Patna. Shatrughan Singh.
ii. BB publishes four issues of
Manthan magazine each year. Next
BB JNU, Delhi Meet: April 6, 2007
JNU (Delhi), April 6, 2007: BB Delhi
chapter has organized a meeting in JNU
campus. Sri Dhirendra with all Delhi
members coordinated this meet.
The program was started with welcome
address of Ms Rajni Srivastava and then 1
hr PPT presentation on BB by Mr. Bibhuti.
Mr. Dhirendra gave vote of thanks.
Main excerpts of the meeting:
1. BB opened its chapter at JNU. Mr.
Gyanesh Dutta, an M.Phil Student of
JNU has become BB JNU
2. Atulesh Kumar Anand (Lawyer
Supreme Court) has become Legal
advisor of BB in Delhi. He is practicing at
Supreme Court of India and he was
student of ILS law college, Pune.
3. Presentation by Sri Alok Kumar Bihari
on his water harvesting project. We
decided to wait until expert committee
submits their report to BB.
4. Bihar Mahotsav: We witnessed
warm presence of Sri Shaiendra jee who
involved himself in organizing Bihar
Mahotsav in Mauritius on July 15, 2007.
BiharBrains has decided to support,
coordinate for this event with the
organizing committee of this event. In this
meet, Ho’ble Chief Minister Sri Nitish
kumar will be the chief guest. Sri
Shailendra jee was thanked for his noble
level exams and send list of poor talents
Get together meet with BB Members
d. Final rules and regulation for the yojna
and staff: April 7, 2007
and selection procedure will be announced
After meeting with Dr. SP Verma our
adviser/president of science for society on
Patna, 7 April, 2007: BB Patna chapter April 15.
organized a meet held at Hotel Mamta in e. The selection process for the next year
Patna. The meeting was convened by Mr. may be altered.
Bibhuti Bikramaditya and was presided by
Prof S. P. Verma. 4. SciTech fest:
Govt can be the only supporter of this
Main excerpts of the meeting: event.
1. Regular course/ prog by BBSC: 5. IISER Demand:
BB local members feel regular In the month of April, BB may organize
course/programs by BBSC to attract meeting with Hon'ble CM of Bihar.
students at our BB office and also to
continue flow of members to visit our 7. Motihari Chapter
office to avail all facilities by BiharBrains.
It was decided that BBSC will organize its On April 25, 2007 Motihari chapter will be
regular course on computer (one month inaugurated at Town hall, Motihari.
certificate course in MS office/ internet
Technologies) for students/ teachers and Attendes: Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya, Prof.
professors. The idea is to start computer J. Thakur, Prof. B. K. Sharma and other
literacy program. The fee will be very BB active members, representative and
minimal (Rs 500/-). This will be organised moderators, Dr. S.P.Verma, Ravindra
regularly in BB office from May (probably) Kishore,Mr. Satya, Rajan Kumar, Mr. Prem
after registration of the society in the new Ranjan, Sri Vijay Sharan, Miss Julie
place for BB office. Kumari, Vikash Kumar, Ramesh Rai,
Dheeraj Kumar, Pankaj Kumar
2. Office set up: BiharBrains office Mr.S.K.Sharma, Principals, Professors of
should be immediately shifted from the all local colleges, Students of Colleges,
existing space, to other location. BB Doctors, High officials of Motihari and
should have good infrastructure setup. other prominent personality of Motihari.
3. Scholarship Yojna:
a. BB will start district wise selection BB Inaugurated its Motihari Chapter:
procedure. Means Dist officials will be April 25, 2007
Intimation for this yojna, they will send 10
poor students from each dist. then one Motihari, April 25, 2007: BiharBrains
Common exam should held for all poor inaugurated its First Dist chapter in Bihar
students from each district to finalize 15 in the district of Motihari on April 25 in a
Students for scholarship. function at Town Hall, Motihari. On this
b. As BB has less time to start the process occasion local dignitaries’ of Motihari,
of selection, 10 most poor districts of students, lawyers and teaching
Bihar will be selected for this year and community were present.
also one common advertisement will be Sri Bibhuti Bikramaditya while
given in the newspaper. inaugurating the function announced that
c. BB will take help from Science for Motihari has become first district chapter
society, Bihar with its district coordinators after BiharBrains Scholastic Center at
and DEOs (District superintendent officers) Patna. While speaking on this occasion, he
of that district. They will select by District also declared that BiharBrains is the first
e-group based on Bihar which is going to
take the form of registered society in the
name of “BBrains Development
Society” for NRIs/NRBs and all other
educated people who concerns for the
development of the state in the month of
May, 2007. Since its inception on 2004,
BiharBrains has become successful in
establishing 18 chapters in all across the
world and uniting NRIs/NRBs of Bihar for
the productive discussion on Yahoo groups
(more than 1045 members and more than
200 offline members) and then execution
of ideas project in the state of Bihar.
He requested youngsters to take part
in BB activities on career counseling,
orientation programs, and
seminar/symposiums. He also spoke
about Saheed Anil Kumar Singh Yojna
for poor Brains which is going to be
started by BB in the month of Aug for
which process would be started from the
month of May, 2007.
He thanked Dr. S. P. Singh for
organizing the event and gathering such a
large no of audience from various colleges
of Motihari bound areas.
Delivering his keynote address on
“Revamping education system in
Bihar”, Dr. J. thakur (Ex-Vice Chancellor,
PATNA UNIVERSITY) called upon the
masses for applying scientific approach
and developing scientific temperament in
our daily life. He also stressed the need
for changing educational system from
theory based learning to practical oriented
learning along with providing good
teachers who can spread complete
knowledge to the masses.
In India, various courses of science and Meeting was presided over by Sri
technologies has been started by the Madan Prasad, Lecturer of local Gopal
central government, state government shah Inter College.
and the private institution but the Dr. B. K. Sharma, HOD Electronics
percentage rate of getting employment NIT also spoke on this occasion and
after such courses is not satisfactory. This expressed his happiness over spreading
is because of not only the poor objectives of BiharBrains in the district of
infrastructure but also lack of skillful Bihar.
teachers. He also emphasized that the Dr. Ram Pravesh Sharma, Ex-
teacher should be assessed by the Principal LNB College and Dr. B.N Pandey,
institute management and student of HOD Chemistry, M.S College along with
institution. He said except IITs/IISC and many other signatories of Motihari
few other institutions, no other institution including around 100 students of the
of India is fit for the practical based colleges were present on this occasion.
training and paying attentions to Research Dr. S. P. Singh gave his welcome
and development. Govt should pay much address and thanked everyone present for
attention to that. Many committees has their participation in the first meeting of
been formed in post independence era for Bihar Brains in the district of Motihari.
improving quality of education and
improving R&D in India but none of the Sri Vijay Sharan, Miss Julie, Mr. Prabhat
committee has become operational in true were actively involved in the successful
sense. completion of the function.
He said that students of Bihar should
BB Became Registered: May 16, 2007
1. Communication and writing skill in
2. Mathematical & reasoning ability. May 16, 2007, Patna: BB has received
3. Knowledge of computer and IT the Registration Certificate of BBrains
4. Managerial aptitude Development Society, Maitri-Shanti
Bhawan, B. M. Das Road, Patna 800004,
He thanked BiharBrains to come up the with Registration Number 128/2007-08.
excellent idea filling the gap between non The Registration has been done under
skilled academicians and skilled corporate Registration Society Act 21, 1860.
by providing knowledge of cutting edge The Registration Certificate is signed by
technologies and giving proper guidance Krishna Dev Thakur (AIG) on behalf of IG,
to youngsters to excel their career all over Registration Society.
Sri Amalendu Narayan Sinha, ex- quot;BBrains Development Societyquot; becomes
editor Hindustan times in a well versed the first registered society of NRIs and
manner said the audience that BiharBrains intellectuals of Bihar.
is largely for the student masses of Bihar.
Students should avail all facilities and
guidance provided by BiharBrains time to BB Special Meeting after registration:
time. He also clarified that BB doesn’t May 19, 2007BiharBrains Became
charge money for the consultancy. First International Society for NRIs
Dr. Kamaluddin, Principal of M. S. and Educated People of Bihar
College, Motihari greeted BiharBrains for
coming up this mission to build
BiharBrains as Hub for Brains and Patna, May 19, 2007: BiharBrains
expressed his desire to give all possible became registered society on May 16,
help to BiharBrains. 2007.On this occasion, special meeting
was organized at Hotel Rajasthan on May Ramesh Rai 17. Sri Ravindra Kishore,
19, 2007 . CEO MV Industries, Patna 18. Sri Arvind
Kumar 19. Mr. Ranjeet Kumar, Lecturer,
RPSIT, Patna 20. Mr. Bijay Kumar Deo
21. Mr. Vikash Kumar 22. Miss Julie
Kumari 23. Sri Vijay Kumar Sharan,
BBSC Office 24. Sri Amalendu Narayan
Sinha, EX- Editor Hindu stan Times.
Chief Guest: Sri Ajay Kumar Thakur,
Hon’ble Principal Secretary, Dept of S&T,
Govt. of Bihar
Special Guest: Mrs. Manju Singh (Wife of
Late DIG (shri Anil Kumar Singh) and Dr. J.
Thakur, EX-VC Patna Univ
Main excerpts of the meeting:
1. BiharBrains became First
International Society for NRIs and
Educated People of Bihar.
BiharBrains (www.biharbrains.org) has
become first International society for NRIs
of Bihar and all educated people of Bihar
in India and Abroad. This was announced
by Sri Bibhuti Bikramaditya, chairman of
Members Attended: Academicians of 2. Hon’ble Principal Secretary, S&T
Bihar, members of BB who attended on On IISER/Technical Education Policy:
this occasion were
1. Shailendra Kumar Singh, 2. Mukesh While delivering key note address, Sri
Kumar, Creation Team manager 3. Prof. S. Ajay Thakur emphasized the need for
P. Verma, EX-HOD, Physics 4. Prof J. revamping technical education in Bihar
Thakur, EX-VC, Patna Univ 5. Prof. with the help of all govt and non govt
Santosh Kumar, EX-HOD CWRS, NIT, agencies. He announced that Bihar Govt is
Patna 6. Prof Bharti S kumar, HOD History, in the process of establishing Knowledge
Patna Univ 7. Mrs. Manju Singh, Wife of Park with the help of ICICI bank and other
Late DIG Sri Anil Kumar Singh investors. He also put his point for the
8. Satya kumar, CEO, Jiims pvt formation of Technology vision group
ltd.9. Dr. Dolly Sinha, HOD, Physics & under PPP (Private partnership Program)
Computer Science, Magadh Mahilla program in which all private agencies will
College, Patna 10. Sri Ravi Bhushan be invited for the establishment of
Prasad, Manager Allianz bazaz, PATNA 11. Technical institutions in association with
Sri Bibhuti Bikramaditya, Chairman, govt of Bihar.
BiharBrains 12. Sri Gopi Chand Prasad, He also announced that Bihar Govt is now
Gen Secy, BiharBrains society 13. Dr. BK taking matter of the establishment of
Sharma, HOD, Elctronics, NIT, Patna IISER (Indian Institute for Science
14. Sri Ajay Kumar Thakur, Secy cum Education & Research) in Bihar for which
commissioner, Dept of S&T, Govt of Bihar BiharBrains started a campaign. He
15. Sri Ajay Kumar, Bihar Times 16. Sri
appreciated BiharBrains for this Herculean valuable contribution towards achieving
task. goal of the society.
3. On SciTechFest, 2007:
Meeting with Delhi members: May
During fours hours local BiharBrains, 27, 2007
BB meet, members decided to organize
Three days State level SciTechFest 2007 New Delhi, May 27, 2007: BB Delhi
from Nov 23-25, 2007 in which 100 local chapter organized a small get together in
researchers from graduate level to Delhi. The main agenda of the meeting
Research Level will show open demo of was discussion over our activities after
their projects and 100 companies of India getting registration of our society, doing
and abroad will be invited to install their some projects in foreign for development
stalls to show their product demo. Prof of Bihar& also about establishment of
Santosh Kumar, EX-HOD CWRS, NIT will “Youth chamber of Entrepreneurs.” Under
be the co-ordinator of this event. BBrains Development Society.
Attendes: Bibhuti Bikramaditya, Ranjit
Kumar & Dhirendra Kumar
4. On Late Anil Kumar Singh Yojna
BB Janipur Meet: June 9, 2007
BiharBrains is also going to start Late Anil
Kumar singh yojna for needy talent in
Gaya dist of Bihar. As per this scheme, 15 Janipur (Sitamarhi), June 9, 2007:
students of class 6 will be selected Janipur local member organized a meeting
through dist level test examination and on 3rd June, 2007. In this meeting
will be given Rs 250/- per month till the members decided that a district level
completion of their matriculation (Class middle school competition will be held in
10th). This scheme will be launched in the the month of November, 2007. For this
distt. of Gaya on June 4, 2007 on the program a 21-members team has been
occasion of the death anniversary of Sri made and Sanjay Mandal will be
Anil Kumar singh. Scholarship will award coordinator of this program. Its estimated
on Nov 10, 2007 on occasion of his birth budget will be Rs. 25,000.
day. This was decided in presence of Mrs.
Manju Singh, wife of Late Slain DIG who
died while fighting bravely with criminals List of BB Performers in pre-
in a train at Rajendra Nagar Terminal, registration era (Oct 2004- May
Patna, a year ago. 2007) announced: June 21, 2007
Sri Amalendu Narayan Sinha, EX-Editor BiharBrains has completed journey of
Hindustan Times will be responsible for almost 2.5 years before it gets registered
this project and will submit his budgetary as society. During this period, BB has
report and discuss with BB members and successfully organized many programs &
Mrs. Manju Singh very shortly to finalize Events related to career building process
the yojna . of the youngsters & creating work
environment in the state; we also started
some projects in the field of unique
5. BB Perfomers: During Meeting Mr. method of learning, helping needy brains
from primary level to high school level etc.
Bibhuti Bikramaditya remembered
performers of BiharBrains members during This all became possible due to
collaborative effort of the individual BB
these two years and announced their
members, group associates and all other
name and gave words of praise for their
corners of the society. At the outset, we (Lucknow), Mr. Ranjeet Kumar Singh
are going to enlist name of the persons (Patna), Mr. Hitendra nath Thakur
who contributed BB financially and did (Patna), Mrs. Sumita Sinha (Japan), Mr.
society work to support the organizational Rajeev Ranjan (Pune), Sri Ramesh Rai
efforts. Their contribution and active (Patna), Mr. Ranveer Kumar (Hyderabad),
association towards the development of Prof Santosh Kumar (Patna), Dr.
the society in pre-registration era was Amarendra Narayan (Patna), Mr. Rajeev
commendable and should be given Ranjan (Pune), Sri Rajesh Kumar
heartiest vote of thanks from BiharBrains (Bangkok), Mr. Saurabh Kumar (Seoul,
(BBrains Development society). Korea), Sri Manoj Kumar(UK), Mohd.
Imteyaj Ahmad (Seoul, Korea), Mrs.
Sweta Bharti (Mumbai), Sri Priya Ranjan
Sri Sugriv Barnwal (CEO, President, Bjana (Bangalore), Sri Atul Sinha (Patna), Mrs.
(www.bajana.org), USA), Mr. Nandan Sweta Bharti (New Delhi), Sri Santosh
Kumar(Univ of Leeds, UK), Sri Dhirendra Pandey (Chennai), Sri Ujjwal Jyoti (USA),
Kumar(Delhi), Mr. Amit Singh (Singapore), Mohd Shabi Hashmi (UK), Mr. Ramnaumi
Mr. Sajjad Ahmed(IT Manager, UAE) , Mr. Kumar (New Delhi), Sri Amaresh Shankar
Shakeel Ahmad(UAE), Dr. Abul Farah, (Patna), Mr. Kumar Vikash (Patna), Sri
(Research Scientist, Protoenic.inc, Seoul), Gopi Chand Prasad (Patna), Mrs. Anita
Mr. Sameer Kumar Mishra(Solution Banerjeee (Jamshedpur), Sri Abhishek Jha
Architect, Brisbane, Australia), Dr. Sudhir (New Delhi), Mr. Prabhakar Kalasani
Ranjan(USA) , Dr. Raj Kishore Prasad, (Singapore), Mr. Sriniwas Khandla (Seoul,
(Japan), Sri Ravindra Kishore(CEO, MV Korea), Mohd Arshad Hussain (UAE), Sri
Indusries, Patna), Sri Alok Jha (C.O.O. Ashok Kumar Singh (Patna), Sri Prabhat
Garda Meditech, Pune), Mr. Sajal Kumar (Patna), Sri Vikash Kumar (Patna),
Kumar(Sr. Engineer, Intel, Bangalore), Sri Sri Shivesh Prakash (Bhutan), Sri
Raju Pandey(Project Leader, Hyderabad), S.N.Sandhwar (Patna) etc.
Sri Ranjit Sinha( IIT, Mumbai), Mr.
Praveen Ohal(social activist, Ranchi), Dr.
S.P.Singh (Principal Local homeopath BBSC Office shifted to Kadamkuan,
college, Motihari), Mr. RamRaj Patna: June 30, 2007
Pandey(USA), Mr. Sajan Kumar and his
team of young professionals), Mr. Ranjeet
Kumar(American Express Bank, Gurgaon), Patna, June 30, 2007: BB feel pleasure
Mr. Rishu Kumar(Bangalore), Sri K.K. to announce that the office of BBSC Patna
Srivastava (Ex-Chief Secretary, Bihar), is being shifted form B.M Das Road, Patna
Dr.(Prof) Syed Hussnain (VC, Hyderabad 4 to a new premise named quot;OM VIHARquot; on
university and Member, Scientific its 2nd floor, Flat No 201(D), infront of
advisory council of Prime Minister of quot;Apsra Hotelquot; Kadam Kuan, Patna 800003
India), Dr. Jagannath Thakur (VC, Patna on 30th June 2007.
Univ), Dr. Rajmani Pd. Sinha (VC, Mithila
Univ), Sri Amalendu Narayan Sinha (Ex- Global conference meets on
Editor, Hindustan Times),Dr. S.P.Verma scientific council: Sept 10, 2007
(Gen secy, science for society & HOD
Physics, Science College, Patna), Mr. Lalit
Choudhary (New Delhi), Miss Rajni
Srivstava (New Delhi), Sri Prabhat Sinha BB has organized a meeting on Sept 10.
(Canada), Mr. Chetan Kashyap (UK), Sri The main agenda of the meet was
Swambhu Prakash (Asst. editor, Dainik formation of Scientific Council in Bihar
Bhaskar, Udaipur), Mr. Siddhartha Kumar under the umbrella of BiharBrains.
(Bahrain), Sri Madhukar Pandey (New it was decided that the Scientific council
Delhi), Sri Ashok Srivastava should take into consideration all streams
of science. This is broadly classified into
5 streams as per CSIR, Govt of India, viz;
Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, SciTechFest and Scientific Foresight
Mathematical Sciences and combined: Oct 8, 2007
Computers, Life Sciences and Earth
In a major decision taken by BiharBrains
(BBrains Development Society) and other
Main excerpts of the meeting: e-groups, we decided to club both
scientific foresight and SciTechFest into
1) The core Scientific Committee will one and following decisions have been
comprise of 15 members from India in taken in a conference call meeting:
general and Bihar in particular. Each
stream of science will have no more than 1. The name remains quot;Scientific
three members. 10 more members Foresightquot;. The basic reason is that we
(preferably 2 from each stream) from have some technical institutions which
foreign countries will be a part of this have taken decision on paper for the
2) The core committee will be presided 2. The Organizer of this quot;Scientific
by Dr. J. Thakur (Physics Dept, Patna Foresightquot; is quot;BBrains Development
University). Society in association with all Bihar based
e-groups (One Bihar, Cool Bihari and all
3) The selection of the other commiittee Bihari) and NRIs/ NRBs organizationsquot;.
members will be done in the next global
chat meet after discussing with the 3.The web site www.scientificforesight.org
president of the committee. will be updated with this information in
next few days.
4) The minimum educational 4. All literatures and publicity materials
qualification decided for the core will be merged and will be made as
committee members is a PhD. However, common professional quality documents.
non-PhDs will also be considered based on
their academic profile, interest in the 5. The organising committee of both the
pursuits of science and commitment to groups will be merged.
work for creating a scientific research
environment in Bihar. 6. The scheduled date is now Dec 22-24,
2007 at Patna. Event place will be same.
5) The names of the selected final core Two Phases Global Conference meet
members will be finally approved in the on SciTechFest: Oct 7/Oct 8, 2007
3rd or 4th week of November in the
Science Congress going to be held in
Patna during SciFest 2007.
Main excerpts from the Discussion
Attendes: 1) BibhutiBikramaditya,(Korea),
2) Manish Kr. Jha (Korea), 3) Prabhat Kr. 1. Joining all e-groups, NRIs/NRBs
Purbey (NCCS, Pune, India) 4) Ranjeet organization: All members were of the
Kumar, 5) Dr. Dinesh Kumar Singh (USA) view that we should try to involve all e-
groups and NRIs/NRBs organization to
make this event more organized and
successful. Mr Shabi Hashmi and other
members opined that we should focus
bringing good people in a team rather
group/organization. Mr. Amit Singh Accounts maintenance bibhuti: 6.
reported that he talked to Bijhar group in Technical experts committee building 7. A
Singapore, they are not interested. They team for sending invitations to the local
take interest for only cultural events. Mr. institutes 8.team responsible to invite NRB
Bibhuti reported that we have already and NRI specially scientists.
sent proposal to bajana and talked to sri
sugriv jee. We are hopeful from bajana 1. Sponsorship : we formed team who
and waiting for response. will work for sponsorships, the
About Bihar Anjuman, Mr. Shabi Hashmi name of team members
said, BA Anjuman is ready to associate 2. Stall Booking: we all discussed a
with this event and will write mail to all BA lot for stall booking charge. Mr.
members just after few initial things get Shailendra jee gave his opinion
finalized. However talks with Bihar based on his experienced.
foundation/Bihar parishad is going on for Discussion were made and decided
association, as reported by bibhuti. Sri that
Shailendra jee said, he would like to talk 3. We should separate stall booking
to Bihar chamber of commerce and other charge for company and institutes
Bihar based organization to support and 4. Initial expenses: Bihar Brains office
associate. DST, Bihar has already been should submit all initial expenses,
informed for this and talks are going on to so that we can raise fund from
be supported by Bihar govt. One meeting members for scitechfest before
has already been organized with hon’ble getting fund from other agencies.
minister and his two directors including Sri
Ajay thakur jee, Principal secretary, DST, Members attended:
Bihar. 1. Dr. Kartik Sahay, USA, 2. Shabi
About bringing scientific foresight Hashmi, UK, 3. Ranjeet Kumar, New Delhi,
organizer Mr. Ramraj, Mr. Bibhuti 4. Bibhuti Bikramaditya, S korea, 5. Dr.
informed that both discussed on chat Manis Jha, S. Korea, 6. Dr. Abul Farah, S
about making one event instead of Korea, 7. S. N. Sandhwar, Patna, 8.
making two events. Mr. Ramraj was ready Shailendra Kumar Singh, Delhi, 9. Arshad
to work under BB with few conditions and Hussain, UAE, 10. Amit singh, Singapore,
Mr. Bibhuti has mailed him for the 11. Ajit Chouhan (joined just after meet),
confirmation. At last we decided to wait till 12. Rajni Srivastava etc
Monday for his mail. As we don’t have
much time, we can not wait long.
2. Sponsorship from companies: it MOM of BB Korea Chapter Meeting:
was informed that taking sponsorship and 20 October, 2007
collection of fund has started and we do
hope, we will meet the target. One BB Korea chapter organized a meeting at
member from Mumbai has sent message Mr. Bibhuti’s house in Daejon, Korea on
to us that he will be talking to all major 20 Oct. Dr. Abul Farah co- ordinated this
companies Nokia/Intel and others from IIT event. The main agenda of the meeting
to make this event successful. We all was to discuss about scientific foresight.
decided to continue talk on this issue next
day Sunday. Main excerpts from the meeting:
A. We discussed a lot on Scientific
Foresight, 2007 and decided that all of us
3. Work distribution and individual should give helping hand for this joint
responsibility: members identified effort for making it a successful event for
following responsibilities Bihar. Since BiharBrains is not sole
Responsibilities are 1. Sponsorship 2. organizer of this event, we should agree
Invitation for stall booking 3. Fund on some common terms and focus more
collection 4. Local member’s activation 5. on the event and its outcome.
B. We discussed to construct a database
of Academician and Researchers of Bihar The meeting was presided by Dr. Murali
linked with BB website. We can set sinha (President, Bihar Foundation
nominal charges from academicians and UK). Dr. B. K. Sharma (President,
researchers for putting their information. BiharBrains) was leading his team from
The fund collected from above scheme will BiharBrains. Other prominent members
be used for development of Patna BBSC. who attended meet were Dr. S. P. Verma,
C. The next Issue of Manthan will be promoter Bihar Brains (EX-HOD Physics
coming by the end of November, 2007. All Patna Science College) and Sri S.N
are requested to send Articles, News Sandhwar, Manager Operation,
about recent development in science and BiharBrains and EX-AGM SBI, Patna.
technology etc. Please refer to the website
www.bbmanthan.info for more information. Dr. Murali sinha gave thanks to
Send your articles at BiharBrains for their work in the field of
email@example.com. awareness building on education and
creating environment for research and
Members attended: development in Bihar.
Dr. Abul Farah, b. Mr. Imteyaz
Ahmad, Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya and Mr. In the meeting, it was also decided to
Shatrughan Singh work together for bringing British Library
once again to Patna to fulfill the demand
of elite & educated class of Bihar,
particularly patnaites who have been
Bihar Brains (BBrains Development
devoid of such facilities of British Library
Society) and Bihar Foundation UK
in Bihar. Dr. B. K. Sharma expressed his
Join hands: Nov 7, 2007
views on reopening of British Library at
Patna and put all matter related to this
which he did earlier for bringing British
Patna, Nov 7, 2007: A delegation of library to Patna. In a discussion, it was
BBrains Development society commonly finalized that both will send letter of
known as ‘BIHAR BRAINS’, a registered request to British High commission and
society of academicians, scientist of Bihar discussion will be started in this direction
living in India and abroad met a with highest authority of British High
delegation of Bihar Foundation UK arrived commission very soon.
in Patna on Nov. 7th 2007 and hold talk
on the strategies to be adopted for all In a meeting, Bihar Foundation gave
around development of Bihar particularly positive signal for assistance in the event
in the field of education and health. of scientific foresight, 2007 organized by
Members attended had discussed on Bihar groups including Bihar Brains.
several issues related to the subject and
have agreed to extend their hands for
cooperation to each other for fulfillment of http://www.patnadaily.com/news2007/no
their mission. In few days, a MOU is going v/110807/biharbrains_joins_hand_with_u
to be signed by highest authorities of k_foundation.html
Bihar Brains and Bihar foundation for
working together on the areas particularly BiharBrains Joins Hands with Bihar
education, R&D and health sector. Foundation
Patna: Nov. 8, 2007
The meeting was hosted by Dr. Rajay A delegation of Bihar Brains Development
Narain, general secretary Bihar Society, a registered entity of
Foundation at his residence of Arya kumar academicians and scientists of Bihar living
road, Patna who welcomed the guests on in India and abroad, met with a delegation
this occasion. of UK-based Bihar Foundation in Patna on
Wednesday to discuss strategies for the An exhibition of BB Projects and activities
development of Bihar, particularly in the and focus on increasing membership will
field of education and health. be the main issue.
B. BB will print 100 copies of a
The meeting was hosted by Dr. Rajay supplementary issue of Manthan
Narain, general secretary Bihar comprising selected articles from all four
Foundation, at his residence at Arya issues published till date. Cost of
Kumar Road in Patna. Magazine will be decided later on the basis
of printing expense. Magazine will be sold
The meeting was presided over by Dr. after some discount.
Murali Sinha, President, Bihar Foundation, C. In addition to printed version, BB
while Dr. B. K. Sharma, President, will make CD of all the 4 issues of
BiharBrains, represented his organization. manthan for sale: charge is Rs. 25/-. Dr.
Among others who were present on the Manis Jha has purchased 50 CDs in
occasion included Dr. S. P. Verma, advance. He will use these CDs for
promoter Bihar Brains and the former publicity of Manthan in Jamshedpur.
Head of the Department, Physics, Patna 3. Materials on VLSI and book Aag aur
Science College, S. N. Sandhwar, Manager Pani will be only 10 copies to be displayed
operations, of the BiharBrains and the for sale. Another book, ASIA ON FOOT will
former AGM, State Bank of India, Patna. be displayed for Sale.
4. BB presentation CD will be distributed
Besides holding discussions on various only to those who take interest in
projects, the office-bearers also discussed membership of BB development society.
their desire to bring back the British
Council Library in Patna that wounded up
its operation in the lack of adequate Members attended:
membership and poor management nearly
six years ago. a. Dr. Abul Farah, b. Mr. Imteyaz
Ahmad, c. Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya,
Attempts would be made to contact the d. Mr. Shatrughan Singh.
British High Commission to discuss the
possibility of bringing back the library BACA and BiharBrains Join Hands:
again in Patna, Dr. Sharma said. Dec 10, 2007
MOM of BB Korea Chapter Meeting: Canada/Korea, Dec 10, 2007: BACA
24 November, 2007 (www.baca.ca) is an organization formed
by people of Bihar and Jharkhand in
Canada. This organization has been
Seoul, S. Korea, 24 Nov, 2007: BB established to for o bringing all people of
organized its monthly Korea meet at Seoul Bihar and Jharkhand in Canada in one
at the house of Mr. Bibhuti Bikramaditya. platform, do cultural activities and start or
The main agenda of the meeting was to help to start some development project in
discuss on the issue of BB involvement in Bihar and Jharkhand. After discussion,
Patna Book Fair. The meeting was both organization decided to join hands to
convened by Dr. Abul farah. for the below mentioned purpose.
Main Excerpts of the meeting: Purpose of the association:
A. BiharBrains has booked a stall in
Patna Book Fair going to be held from 8- 1. To start various development projects
17 December, 2007. Patna Book Fair Cost in association with BACA, particularly in
will be shared by some members of the field of education and Research.
executive council and steering committee.
2. To collaborate with NRIs of Bihar in
Canada and other parts of the globe and
explore the possibility of starting
3. In organizing Seminars, conferences,
Science & Technology fairs and festivals,
And general meet for discussion on
development of Bihar and starting
development projects, both organization
will work together.
4. Exchange and popularize ideas,
newsletters, news and new developments
of both societies.