1. Personal


    Initial Education :- Primary Schooling at Indira Vidya Mandir, Shri Dayanand Higher Secondary School & Graduation-B.Tech/B.E. : Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Govt Engineering College, Vikram University, Ujjain.
    Post Graduation & Industry Exposure :- Worked at Hindustan Motors as Trainee, Ferro Concrete India, Fluidomat Ltd & DSM EPP Surlon. Completed MBA Marketing from Institute of Management Studies IMS, DAVV, Indore.

  2. 1997-2000

    Wedding & Setting up of Design School :- Married with Aekta D/o Dr.G.C.Kathed in Jan’1997 & founded Horizon Media in the name of Horizon Infotek under Communication Design for Training & Placements of youth in June 97 and officially launched the Design School in Sep’97 by becoming Business Partner of Aptech Ltd for Arena Multimedia brand under AVGC (Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, Comics ), Digital Media Sector of Media & Entertainment

  3. 1997-2008

    Pioneer, Trendsetter & Recognitions : Received multiple recognitions from Aptech & Industry. Institute took the next stride and bought the Premises at Apollo Trade Centre. Taken Premises 305 on third floor and Inception of Horizon Infotek Projects. Executed a new Tie up with Attest and launched the University Program under Arena. Got Associated as Volunteer with UNESCO Supported NGO Asifa India

  4. 2009-2015

    Added Premises 204, 207. Launched official Sub Chapter of Asifa India in Indore and also commenced The Animation Society of India (TASI)I activities. Associated with Aptech University, MSU, Mahatma Gandhi University and further PTU, SVN for Undergraduate Degree programs for students . Took Premise 211. Became partner with Symbiosis as Admission Centre for Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning (SCDL), Pune. Joined hands with Tata Consultancy Services- iON division (TCS-iON) for Assessment & other Services

  5. 2016-2020

    Became Training Hub of Tata Institute of Social Science, School of Vocational Education, Mumbai in M&E Vertical. With Whistling Woods as Vertical Anchor ~Took a Premise on IV floor of ATC. Established HID Educational Society to cater to underprivileged strata of society. Joined Core Committee of Asifa India and conducted 12 online CG Meet up with Global Experts

  6. 2021-2024

    Became Core Committee Member of Asifa India. Launched Asifa Animation Foundation, a Section 8 Company and became its Director. Worked as Director Outreach for ‘Unreal Women Creators Program’ with Epic Games. Appointed as Vice President of Asifa India in July 22 and President in Nov '22. Launched 14 sub chapters in India and appointed City coordinators in all such cities. Conducted IAD in various cities across India. Conducted Women Creators Program in 15 South East Asian Countries. Took two premises 307+ 310 on third floor of ATC, Appointed as Governing Council Member of Media & Entertainment Skills Council, FICCI AVGC Forum appointed as Distinguished Committee Member. PHD Chamber of Commerce appoints as Sub Committee Member. The Ministry of I & B was invited for consultation on AVGC Policy in May '23. Conducted Multiple Asifa events across India. NCERT invites as Consultant for NSQF levels. Participated & Presented in FICCI Frames with the Ministry of I&B on State & presented views during the Round table.

  7. Professional


    1st June 1997- founded HID and commenced first leased office-202 at Apollo Trade Centre, Indore.
    9th Sep’97-Took Franchisee of Arena Multimedia and Launched First Premises at Apollo Trade Centre at the hands of Ms.Nafisa Joseph, Ms.India Universe & Padamshree Babulal Ji Patodi

  8. 1998

    Received Rs.40000 Cash Prize as Top Performing Arena Centre in India at the hands of location Head Laxman Hemnani & Regional Head Atul Vohra during Partners Meet.

  9. Asifa India


    Association Internationale du Film d ’Animation or ASIFA, was started in France in 1957 as a membership organisation for animation artists with 30+ chapters.
    ASIFA International was chartered under UNESCO (the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization). The Annecy Animation Festival was created.s

  10. 2000-2005

    ASIFA India received its official charter on November 25, 2000. Founded William (Bill) Dennis, Sr., at Toonz Studios in Technopark, Trivandrum.
    October 28, the International Animation Day (IAD) was an international observance proclaimed in 2002 by the ASIFA as the main global event to celebrate the art of animation. This day commemorates the first public performance of Charles-Émile Reynaud's Théâtre Optique at the Grevin Museum in Paris, 1892.
    Saraswathi Balgam Vani appointed as Asifa India President, who cultivated animators and artists from R&H Studios, Mumbai and opened sub chapters in India.

  11. 2014-2022

    Saraswathi Balgam appoints Sesha Prasad A.R. as President. Prasad worked with MPC and Dneg and managed Asifa India operations.
    Former Disney Animation VP, Toonz & ASIFA-India Founder Bill Dennis Dies Age 80 on 22 Jan’23.