"Oh this place is in Chennai. Will I have to eat idli/vada everyday?" "I don't know to cook! What do I do? How will I survive?" These are some of the many thoughts that ran through our minds when we chose BALM. If you're renting an apartment and cooking food scares you, then worry not … Continue reading Do I Smell Food?
BALM, situated away from the city is a blessing. The place of residence for most of us is Kelambakkam, Padur or Kazhipattur. This is on the OMR beyond SIPCOT IT Park. It is about 30 kilometres from the city limits. No, this is not a village or a tiny place with no services. Hospitals, supermarkets, … Continue reading Kelambakkam Chapter
Photo credits: Ayush Chandra The colour palette of BALM is a mix of numerous shades.Each colour with it's own symbolism illustrates the multifaceted nature of BALM and was experienced by us through various events. Here is what our first year looked like Brown Heartfelt smile that adorns the face of the residents. They allow you … Continue reading Shades Of BALM
As psychologists one of the very basic things we learn, our 101, is SELF CARE! When you step into this world of learning, you will find yourself going through some heavy self discovery and with the schedule, we may end up burning out. But that does not stop us! Here is a list of all … Continue reading Fun things to do when you land up in BALM
A glimpse into 2016-2017! At BALM along with giving students a rich theoretical experience, we make sure there is an even stronger practical knowledge that goes with it. Along with giving students 2 days a week off just field work, we incorporate workshops from some of the leading minds in the industry to teach, … Continue reading What’s cooking at BALM?
These images capture a slice of life at BALM. The campus is hued in tones of earth brown, brick red and sleek white; these contrast beautifully with the colours of the diverse folks peopling it. The campus is also home to the residents of The Banyan as part of the Clustered Group Homes strategy … Continue reading BALM Campus
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