City anchor: ‘You can’t shake off numbers from your life’
In the last week of December, Purnima Karhade, a teacher with The Orchid School and Jaya Ramesh, mother of a student of the school teamed up and with a handycam in tow, explored various nooks and corners of the city asking people the importance of calculations and numbers in their professions.
A snip, one millimetre off the intended mark can ruin the whole work, a tailor told the duo.
“The tailor was very co-operative and enthusiastically showed us how even a minor mistake can spoil the costume he is working on. He said he cannot stitch even small frock without calculations and keeps changing his ‘formula’ from salvar to churidar and from churidar to patiala,” said Kanade.
The carpenter they interviewed had the same answer, his work demanded mathematical precision.
Every year, the school selects a theme for the annual fair and show students activities connected to the subject to explain its relevance in everyday life. This year, the theme was mathematics.
Sangeeta Kapoor, primary co-ordinator explained why the documentary was made. “It wouldn’t have been feasible to take students to all these places. So we decided to make the documentary
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