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Credits vs Carbon Credits

Asma Bibi and Santu ji, both Delhi based recycler travel to Mumbai and Kanpur to assess the effects of waste management projects driven by large companies vying for carbon credits on the livelihood of wastepickers.

A Voice For Waste

A brief look at the people most touched by Chintan's efforts in its drive to improve the lives of Delhi's wastepickers.

Innovation Award Ceremony, Chintan wins First ever Innovation Award

Chintan wins first ever Innovation Award for Empowerment of Women & Girls. Award Ceremony and Speech by Hillary Clinton, US Secretary of State in Washington D.C, March 2012

Acceptance speech by Bharati Chaturvedi

Thank you Address by Bharati Chaturvedi, Founder of Chintan on winning the first ever Innovation Award for Empowerment of Women & Girls from Hillary Clinton

Interview with Robert O. Blake, Jr.

Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia, Robert O. Blake, Jr. talks to Bharati Chaturvedi on the occasion of Chintan being awarded the first ever Secretary’s Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls

Citizens At Risk

A film by Chintan, SVTC and IMAK that tells you about where and how computers come to die and what that means for the poor. Produced 2008.

Counter Balance

This Witness-Chintan film shows how privatization of waste handling may not clean the city, but it has certainly cleaned out the waste pickers of Delhi. Produced 2009.

Citizens at Risk on IMDB

Chintan's film "Citizens at Risk" is featured on leading film portal IMDB

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Counterbalance on

The DVD of our film "Counterbalance" is now on sale through

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Counterbalance screened in NYC

Counterbalance, the co-production between WITNESS and Chintan is screened at the 8th Annual Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council (MIAAC) Film Festival in New York City

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