Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran 2017 – Short Films

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt of India is organising ‘Short Film Competition on ...

See details Hide details
Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran 2017 – Short Films

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt of India is organising ‘Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran 2017 - Short Films’ in association with Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India.

The Competition is being organised in order to create awareness on Accessible India Campaign and to promote various schemes of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) (DEPwD) among common masses. The Department invites entries from common citizens. The participants may submit their entries shot with any electronic devices in HD format only.

The last date of submission is 31st August, 2017.

‘Short Films’ could be made on various schemes of DEPwD viz: Fellowship & Scholarship; Beneficiaries of Cochlear Implant, Distribution of Assistive Devices and Tri-cycle under Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase / Fitting of Aids and Appliances (ADIP Scheme); loan beneficiaries of National Handicapped Finance And Development Corporation (NHFDC); beneficiaries of Accessible Buildings under Scheme for Implementation of Persons with Disabilities Act (SIPDA); beneficiaries of NGOs taking grant –in-aid under Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS) and various skill development initiatives of the DEPwD for Persons with Disabilities.

Duration of the Short Film should not be more than 5 minutes

Winners of the competition will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 4,00,000 for each scheme.

The participants may download application form along with authorization letter and rules and regulations from links given below.

Application Form

Authorization Letter

Click here to read the Rules and Regulations of the contest

The award function will be held tentatively in October, 2017 at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi.

Note: All participants are requested to submit the items mentioned below. Failing to do so, will result in disqualification of entry-
1. URL of Unlisted Video uploaded on YouTube
2. Application Form (PDF)
3. Authorization Letter (PDF)
4. Filmmaker's Photograph (JPEG/PNG/PDF)
5. Film Stills (JPEG/PNG/PDF)

Total Submissions ( 61) Approved Submissions (0) Submissions Under Review (61) Submission Closed.