Governance - Governing utopia with a smile

Need for a Clear Vision
by Radio Team   
Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Interaction of Community with Mr. Doshi (Photographer: Renu)No doubt about it: planning, developing, building a city is the hot topic of this summer. The visit of Mr. Doshi, Chairman of Town Development Council, brought many interactions. This one is a recoding of the interactions with the community. Mr. Doshi's main point and question to the community: if the Galaxy is really the plan we should follow, how to proceed, and build the city together... our vision should be clear, without contradictions. In order to see the best we can build; answers need to be mandated from the residents of the community Read more

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Challenges, Obstacles Vs Vision
by Nola   
Thursday, 14 June 2012
General Meeting (Photographer: Nola)Following is the recording of General Meeting from yesterday at Unity Pavilion in International Zone, where we had a chance to hear directly and openly from members of L'Avenir d'Auroville - Town Development Council, who served the community on the hard task of the city and urban planing for past two years. What were the biggest challenges they've faced, which and who are the biggest obstacles for city to progress, ...questions were, and still remain many, and the feeling of participants that when the real talk starts we run out of time. Read more

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Are we on the same train?
by Tabitha   
Thursday, 07 June 2012
General Meeting at Unity Pavilion in International Zone (Photographer: Tabitha)General Meeting on hot Wednesday afternoon, with half of the population TOS, but with work needed to be done on planning, preparing an answer to Mr. Doshi and Governing Board, start the selection process... Jesse, trying to moderate the best he can, coming up with elaborate schedule of presentations with Q&A sessions afterward, but overthrown due the fact that most participants wanted to follow the discussion from two week back. To build, plan a city isn't easy, and if we want to do things differently, the spiritual base should come from within Read more

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Explorative Meeting
by Shirin   
Tuesday, 05 June 2012
Luigi's Presentation (Photographer: Shirin)Meeting between Mr. Bala Baskar, the Secretary of Auroville Foundation, Working Committee members and L'Avenir d'Auroville/ Town Development Council on future planning and developing the city had an explorative character. Opinions and ideas given on what should be the priority while focusing on the future and present situation hold different approaches - some with totally agreement by all, some slightly different, and some strongly disagreed. In order to present the possible future to Governing Board they need to be summarized and agreed upon. Read more

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Town Planning Continues
by Marlenka   
Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Auroville's future (Photographer: google image)Town Developing Council Mr Doshi’s visit to Auroville: a presentation and discussion of housing projects. According to Mr. Doshi there are 3 principles for which Auroville stands: SELF-RELIANCE, FREEDOM and COMPASSION; are we fulfilling this? Miriam and Marlenka chat about arbitration. 16 students have completed their Future School studies; 8 will attend universities in India and abroad, 3 will apprentice in France and Germany, 5 have chosen to stay in Auroville for the time being to be involved in Auroville projects and work areas. Read more

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Fish Bowl Dialogue
by radioa team   
Monday, 28 May 2012
Fish Bowl (Photographer: web)Yesterday's facilitated exchange organized by RAS at Unity Pavilion started with umbrella question - What question, if that question would be answered, would a neighbor ask as a community to agree on a shared way forward, and how to plan and build Auroville City? - which was meant to invite more questions, and not so much solutions and answers. Whole exchange was in a form of Fish Bowl Dialogue, which brought faster, and lighter dynamic to the meeting itself. One previous one was clear that community needs more to just talking to each other. Read more

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What and for whom to build?
by Barbara   
Friday, 11 May 2012
Informations and sharing meeting at SAWCHU (Photographer: Barbara)Present team of L'Avenir d'Auroville/TDC shared yesterday at SAWCHU with the community detailed report on their work for the last two years. As the planning of the city is very complex and structured from different aspects of it, each member was focused on that particular part. After the review was an opening question/answer sharing part of the meeting, which brought on the surface many issues. The mandate of present team is about to end, but common observation of the community is that at least part of it should stay on the job. Read more

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Residents Gathering
by Andrea   
Sunday, 08 April 2012

Jesse introducing Min. His presentation was very appreciated. (Photographer: Giorgio)Finishing with the free dinner donated by Tanto Pizzeria, the meeting begun 3 hours before, and brought more questions than answers. More than 450 Aurovilians attended to this meeting organized by the RAS. If you failed to listen to the almost 3 hours of recording you'll have the chance know about the long list of topics discussed. Are you new to Auroville's matter? Then listen to it till the end and enjoy how the Auroville's resident are trying to make happen the Auroville's Dream. Next step? Another meeting but with just one topic: The land. Read more

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