Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot felicitates winners of Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Shashaktikaran

Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot, presented awards to the winners of ‘Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Shashaktikaran 2017’ held in Delhi.

The function was organised by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities along with Directorate of Film Festivals recently.

The award for Best Short Film was given to Suyash Shinde for Azan, Abhay Punjabi for Achala, Amit Sonkar for Tum Main aur Hum Sab and B D Banshkar for I know Sign Language.

Narendra Joshi’s Sugamaya Bharat and Jyotsna Puthran’s Zebra Crossing won the first position in the categories of Documentary and Television spot.

The short films, documentaries and television spots were made on the topics around ability in disability, benefits of Accessible India campaign and skilling, funding and supporting people with disabilities.

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