EMMRC Pune’s documentary bags second prize at national film fest
The documentary ‘Kamala- The SWADESHI Nutri-Indian’ produced by Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMMRC) Pune of Savitribai Phule Pune University has won the second award at the national level film festival. The award consists of Rs. 50,000, a certificate, and a momento.[ad id=’9675′]
Every year on the occasion of Independence Day, a competition is organized by ‘Vigyan Prasar’ of the Science and Technology Department of the Central Government. This year, a national level science film festival was organized to commemorate the 75 years of independence. The competition was held online on 13th and 14th August in New Delhi and the results were declared on 15 August.
This award winning film presents the life and contributions of Dr. Kamala Bhagwat Sohoni, who was the first Indian woman scientist to pursue a Ph.D in science from Cambridge University. She had returned to India with the intention of making her research available to the people of the country. She is the pioneer of nutrition research in the Indian context.
The documentary is directed by Dr. Sameer Sahasrabudhe, Director, EMMRC and ably assisted by Milind Patil (as editor and assistant director) and Ajita Deshmukh (script writer). Others include: Appa Chinchwade (camera), Ram Jadhav and Pradip Bhosale (sound), Rajesh Deshmukh (set) and assisted by Silas Kakade, Fayaz Sheikh, Khandu Bhosale, Vijay Kashid and Sunil Gaikwad.
This documentary on Dr. Kamala Sohoni’s life presents her contributions to India in the field of science. The work done by EMMRC is commendable.
- Prof Dr Nitin Karmalkar, Vice Chancellor, Savitribai Phule Pune University
Senior experts in the field of education and Science have contributed immensely in the making of this film. My colleagues have worked hard to create a good film in a very short period of time!
said Dr. Sameer Sahasrabudhe, Director, EMMRC.