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Posts published in March 2014

Made in Insti: AmrutDhara

In this edition of Made in Insti, T5E's series on startups by insti students and alumni, Isha tells us all about AmrutDhara, which seeks to provide an alternative to expensive, wasteful bottled water by offering affordable, unpackaged and quality-assured potable water.

A Time For Reflection

Nithyanand Rao writes an opinion piece on the manner of men who are invited to speak at IITM, in the context of the recent lecture by Swami Isa on "Science and Happiness".

Sexual Harassment: The IITM Story – Part 2

How does insti treat complaints of sexual harassment? Shilpa and Suraj find out in the second article in a multi-part series on how insti handles sexual harassment.

Elections 2014

It's election season again, and the date of voting is close: both the Students' General Election and the elections for the Hostel Councils of all the hostels will take place on Tuesday, the 18th of March. You can find the manifestos and detailed writeups of all contesting candidates on the students' portal at http://students.iitm.ac.in/home/#/elections/. Electoral reforms, most notably the Right to Reject candidates, have been introduced this year; you can understand them better by reading our handy FAQ at http://www.t5eiitm.org/2014/03/electoral-reforms-2014-an-faq/.