Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Hindustan University was the venue where a portal " Maiam" was introduced to the public

Hindustan University was the venue where a portal “ Maiam” was introduced to the public at a pre launch function by the celebrated actor Padmashri Dr. Kamal Haasan . Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director – Hindustan University was present at the function along with many eminent personalities drawn from different fields like literature, academics and the filmdom. Students from Hindustan University were also among the audience. While answering a volley of questions from the audience, Kamal clarified that the main launch of the portal would be a held at a later date and that it will be a major event.

The site showcases the plans Kamal wishes to implement. He said that this would open up a platform for likeminded individuals to share thoughts, and ideas and also to make literary contributions.

Discussing the various avenues where Maiam will extend its services , he said that it covers politics, cinema, art and literature, to name a few. Maiam will also take up humanitarian and social causes like blood donation and donation of organs.

A video conference was also held at the Founders Block, Hindustan University, where Dr. Kamal Haasan graciously answered all queries raised by the audience from different institutions including GRD College Coimbatore, Christ College Bangalore , Velammal High School-Mogappair an institution from Surapet and one from Madurai..

He added that Maiam also provides a stage for youngsters to voice their opinion.

It is available as a smart phone app in i-store and android market and soon would make its presence felt on facebook, twitter etc. It will connect people from multifarious areas including poets, writers, scholars, people from media and students. And the most significant point is that it is democratic in that it welcomes criticism and suggestions from all.

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