QUARTERLY BITSIAN


The mantra of service


By Merrin Kurian ('03 MMS & Infosys) and Sherin Kurian (’04 Infosys)

B. Sandhya is the Inspector General of Kerala Police in India. Besides being an exceptional civil servant, she is a painter and writer and has authored a few published books. She is a Ph.D. from BITS, Pilani. For her stellar contribution to the society, she is a Quarterly BITSian.

B. Sandhya is the Inspector General of Kerala Police in India. She joined the Indian Police Service, after passing the Indian Civil Services Examination in 1988.

Besides being an exceptional civil servant, she writes poems and short stories in contemporary Malayalam Magazines. She has published five books of literature and several research papers in Police Science. She trained in Human Resources Management from Wollongong University, Australia in 1998. She has also passed the PGDBA from the Pondicherry University in 1999 and also obtained a Ph.D. from BITS-Pilani in 2005. The topic of her research was Accessibility of Women to Criminal Justice System.

We managed to catch up with her for a short but insightful interview...

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Two samosas, one chai and four decades


By the BITS Pilani team

He stands outside VK every day, fervently attending to a dozen different orders at any given time. The niggling temptation to stop by Nagarji’s redi for a chai and samosa has remained irresistible for close to four decades. As has his energy. For his yeoman service to a hungry student community, Nagarmal Saini a.k.a Nagarji is a Quarterly BITSian.

The midsummer rain clouds are uncharacteristically making their presence felt as we stroll outside Vishwakarma Bhawan to Nagarji’s redi for the usual snack. Working fervently, Nagarmal Saini a.k.a Nagarji mixes two plates of papdi chat and in parallel pours out shikanji. We struck up a conversation to write this article for SandP2 with the ubiquitous rediwallah and in the end; it turned out to be quite a conversation. Check it out...

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