National Film Award for Best Agriculture Film

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National Film Award for Best Agriculture Film
National award for contributions to short film
Sponsored byDirectorate of Film Festivals
Reward(s)
  • Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus)
  • 50,000 (US$700)
First awarded1984
Last awarded2017
Most recent winnerThe Pangti Story
Highlights
Total awarded25
First winnerKrishi Jantrapati

The National Film Award for Best Agriculture Film is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organisation set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India. It is one of several awards presented for non-feature films.

The award was instituted in 1984, at 32nd National Film Awards and awarded annually for non-feature films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages.[1]

Awards[edit]

Award includes 'Rajat Kamal' (Silver Lotus Award) and cash prize. Following are the award winners over the years:

Awards legends
dagger
Awarded as Best Environment Film Including Agriculture
List of award films, showing the year (award ceremony), language(s), producer(s), director(s) and citation
Year Film(s) Language(s) Producer(s) Director(s) Citation Refs.
1984
(32nd)
Krishi Jantrapati Hindi Ghanashyam Mahapatra Ghanashyam Mahapatra  – [1]
1985
(33rd)
Cash in Cashew Cultivation English K. K. Garg D. Gautaman
For its rich international content about the scientific development in the improvement of cashew crop.
[2]
1986
(34th)
Three Spices: Cinnamon Part I English D. Gautaman for Films Division D. Gautaman
For its high motivational and educational value.
[3]
1987
(35th)
Angora For Wool English D. Gautaman for Films Division K. Jagjivan Ram
For its simplicity and straightforwardness in advising the people of hilly region to adopt the comparatively new and remunerative occupation of rearing angora rabbits for their wool.
[4]
1988
(36th)
Seeds of Hope English M/s Eco Media Pvt Ltd.  • Romulus Whitaker
 • Shekar Dattatri
For its profound and intimate plea for afforestation, transcending the purely instructional aspects of the production of quality seeds and saplings.
[5]
1989
(37th)
Integrated Pest Management in Cotton English D. Gautaman K. Jagajivan Ram
For its efforts towards generating awareness regarding the importance of bio-control in integrated pest management.
[6]
1990
(38th)
Golden Earth English BAIF Development Research Foundation Vishram Revankar
For effective communication of the techniques of soil and water conservation, in a simple manner, without being simplistic with the medium.
[7]
1991
(39th)
Malberiyum Pattunoolum Malayalam Kerala State Film Development Corporation P. P. Govindan
For presenting sericulture through all its stages in pleasing and informative manner.
[8]
1992
(40th)
Ber English Om Prakash Sharma for Films Division Rajgopal Rao
For a skilful rendition of the process in the cultivation of ber in the arid zones of India.
[9]
1993
(41st)
Building From Below English N. G. Hegde Vishram Revankar
For demonstrating the prime importance of human development along with basic agricultural development activities.
[10]
1994
(42nd)
No Award [11]
1995
(43rd)
Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation Hindi L. K. Upadhyaya for Films Division A. K. Goorha for Films Division
For the simple, direct and clear demonstration of new irrigation systems.
[12]
1996
(44th)
No Award [13]
1997
(45th)
Post Harvest Management of Potato Hindi Y. N. Engineer for Films Division V. Packirisamy for Films Division
For a well researched, informative and effectively communicated film which will be immense practical value to viewers.
[14]
1998
(46th)
No Award [15]
1999
(47th)
No Award [16]
2000
(48th)
Vermi Culture
(News Magazine 424)
Hindi Kuldip Sinha for Films Division A. R. Sharief for Films Division
For methodically unfolding new techniques of composting manure from natural organic wastes that are biodegradable and eco-friendly.
[17]
2001
(49th)
No Award [18]
2002
(50th)
No Award [19]
2003
(51st)
Seeds of Life English Rajiv Mehrotra Usha Albuquerque
For its focus on "Navadanya" the movement launched to retrieve the traditional wisdom in alternative farming methods. The film's importance emerges in the face of the current globalisation-led agrarian uncertainties.
[20]
2004
(52nd)
No Award [21]
2005
(53rd)
Seed Keepers  • Telugu
 • English
Rajiv Mehrotra Farida Pacha
For its simple, honest portrayal of the lives of the women farmers in Andhra Pradesh and their need for addressing pertinent issues through self-empowerment using media and Technology.
[22]
2006
(54th)
Jaivik Kheti Hindi  • Mr. Ravindra Alias Nitin Prabhakar Bhosale
 • Mrs. Mrunalini Ravindra Bhosale
Mrunalini Ravindra Bhosale
For its direct and convincing approach to the need and methods of organic farming.
[23]
2007
(55th)
No Award [24]
2008
(56th)
The Land of Rupshupas English Films Division A. K. Sidhpuri
With breath taking images of the higher Himalayas and the nomadic people living in this harsh climate and terrain, the film effectively explores the relationship of the Rupshupas with their livestock and how critical it is for their survival.
[25]
2009
(57th)
In For Motiondagger English Amlan Dutta Anirban Dutta
For portraying the changing scenario in the urban environment where burgeoning and mindless development is swallowing agricultural lands.
[26]
2010
(58th)
No Award [27]
2011
(59th)
No Award [28]
2012
(60th)
Timbaktudagger English Public Service Broadcasting Trust  • Rintu Thomas
 • Sushmit Ghosh
For a film that chronicles an initiative to regenerate degraded land through the means of organic farming, portraying a miraculous transformation in a quietly convincing way.
[29]
2013
(61st)
Foresting Lifedagger  • Hindi
 • Assamese
Humanity Watchdog Foundation Aarti Shrivastava
For its earthy look at a man, the forest he created all by himself, and the heroic effort that is necessary to sustain that forest without any government help.
[30]
2014
(62nd)
I Cannot Give You My Forestdagger English Top Quark Films Pvt. Ltd.  • Nandan Saxena
 • Kavita Bahl
For its concerned and empathetic exploration of the tribal communities in Rayagada, Orissa, who derive their sustenance and identity from the forest.
[31]
2015
(63rd)
The Man Who Dwarfed The Mountainsdagger English  • Rajiv Mehrotra
 • PSBT
 • Ruchi Shrivastava
 • Sumit Sunderlal Khanna
An urge to embrace for a better habitat.
[32]
God On The Edgedagger  • Hindi
 • English
Elements Picture Studio Ashok Patel
For rediscovering the distances between man and the wild.
2016
(64th)
The Tiger Who Crossed The Linedagger English Krishnendu Bose Krishnendu Bose
A beautifully designed film that raises critical questions on the future of India's national animal.
[33]
2017
(65th)
The Pangti Storydagger Rajiv Mehrotra Sesino Yhoshu
A positive film on Pangti's annual foreign guests – the magnificent Amur Falcon – and community efforts to save the bird from poachers

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "33rd National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
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  7. ^ "38th National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
  8. ^ "39th National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
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  11. ^ "42nd National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
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  22. ^ "53rd National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 19 March 2012.
  23. ^ "54th National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 24 March 2012.
  24. ^ "55th National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  25. ^ "56th National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 27 March 2012.
  26. ^ "57th National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 28 March 2012.
  27. ^ "58th National Film Awards, 2010" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 29 March 2012.
  28. ^ "59th National Film Awards for 2011: Non-Feature Films" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
  29. ^ "60th National Film Awards (PDF)" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  30. ^ "61st National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. 16 April 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 April 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  31. ^ "62nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. 30 March 2015. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  32. ^ "63rd National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. 28 March 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  33. ^ "64th National Film Awards" (PDF) (Press release). Directorate of Film Festivals. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 June 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017.

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