National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film

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National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film
Awarded by Directorate of Film Festivals
Type National
Category Short films
Description
Medal Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus)
Statistics
Instituted 1960
First awarded 1960
Last awarded 2015
Total awarded 52
Cash award 50,000 (US$740)
Previous name(s)  • Best Educational Film (1960–67)
 • Best Educational/Instructional Film (1968–85)
 • Best Educational/Motivational Film (1986–88)
First awardee(s) Pond Culture
Recent awardee(s) Paywat

The National Film Award for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional 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 and awarded with Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus).

The award was instituted in 1960, at 8th National Film Awards and awarded annually for the short films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages.

Winners[edit]

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

Awards legends
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President's Silver Medal for Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film
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Certificate of Merit for the Second Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film
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Certificate of Merit for the Third Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film
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Certificate of Merit for the Best Educational/Motivational/Instructional Film
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Indicates a joint award for that year
List of award recipients, showing the year, film(s), language(s), producer(s), director(s) and citation
Year Film Language Producer Director Citation Refs.
1960
(8th)
Pond Culture English Films Division N. K. Issar  – [1]
1960
(8th)
Cotton English Films Division Krishna Kapil  –
1960
(8th)
Wheat English Films Division Krishna Kapil  –
1961
(9th)
Citrus Cultivation English Films Division Krishna Kapil  – [2]
1961
(9th)
Coir Worker English F. R. Bilimoria F. R. Bilimoria  –
1961
(9th)
Ahvan Hindi Dhruva Kumar Pandya Dhruva Kumar Pandya  –
1962
(10th)
Virginia Tobacco English Films Division P. R. S. Pillay  – [3]
1962
(10th)
The Evolution and Races of Man English National Education and Information Film Ltd. S. Sukhdev  –
1963
(11th)
Indian Ocean Expedition Hindi Children's Film Society Shanti S. Verma  – [4]
1964
(12th)
Sterilisation of the Female Hindi Films Division G. H. Saraiya  – [5]
1965
(13th)
Play Better Hockey English Children's Film Society Shanti S. Verma  – [6]
1966
(14th)
1967
(15th)
Akbar English J. S. Bhownagary for Films Division Shanti S. Varma  – [7]
1968
(16th)
Forest and The Man English K. L. Khandpur for Films Division  • Neil Gokhale
 • P. B. Pendharkar
 – [8]
1969
(17th)
Life English K. L. Khandpur for Films Division S. Gangooii  – [9]
1970
(18th)
No Award [10]
1971
(19th)
1972
(20th)
No Award [11]
1973
(21st)
Sath Kutch Na Jayega Hindi  • Dhiru Mistry
 • Sureshwar Singh
 • Dhiru Mistry
 • Sureshwar Singh
 – [12]
1974
(22nd)
Atoms English (Late) Pramod Pati for Films Division M. M. Chaudhuri of I. I. T., Kanpur  – [13]
1975
(23rd)
Induced Breeding English K. K. Kapil Suraj Joshi  – [14]
1976
(24th)
1977
(25th)
Tobacco Habits and Oral Cancer English A. V. Films Arun Khopkar [15]
1978
(26th)
The Magic Hands English M/s Little Cinema Santi P. Chowdhury [16]
1979
(27th)
1980
(28th)
Mariculture English Films Division C. J. Paulose [17]
1981
(29th)
The Four Minutes English Vijay B. Chandra for Films Division B. G. Devare [18]
1982
(30th)
Kooduthal Paal Venamenkil Malayalam Kerala State Film Development Corporation V. R. Gopinath [19]
1983
(31st)
Oval Crop English Radha Narayanan Mohi-ud-Din Mirza [20]
1984
(32nd)
No Award [21]
1985
(33rd)
No Award [22]
1986
(34th)
Mitraniketan Vellanad English Cinemart Foundation Jagannath Guha [23]
1986
(34th)
For Better Living English  • Padmalaya Mohapatra
 • Ghanashyam Mohapatra
Ghanashyam Mohapatra
1987
(35th)
Paani Marathi Sumitra Bhave Sumitra Bhave [24]
1988
(36th)
Chitthi Hindi Cinemart Foundation Suhasini Mulay [25]
1989
(37th)
Ser Alang Karbi Horticulturist, Karbi Anglong Indrajit Narayan Deb [26]
1989
(37th)
Yun Sikhlayen Akhar Hindi Ramesh Asher Films Ramesh Asher
1990
(38th)
Ducks Out of Water English D. Gautaman Raj Gopal Rao [27]
1990
(38th)
Natun Asha Assamese Beauty Sabhapandit Arup Borthakur
1991
(39th)
A Story of Triumph English Poona District Leprosy Committee Vishram Revankar [28]
1992
(40th)
Kalarippayat English P. Ashok Kumar P. Ashok Kumar [29]
1992
(40th)
Towards Joy and Freedom English Haimanti Banerjee Haimanti Banerjee
1993
(41st)
AIDS Malayalam  • Nooranad Ramachandran
 • Ganab Baby
 • Ochira Sathar
Nooranad Ramachandran [30]
1994
(42nd)
News Magazine No. 268 (A)
Plague: Curable and Preventable
Hindi R. Krishna Mohan Mahesh P. Sinha [31]
1995
(43rd)
Home Away From Home English V. B. Joshi Late Vishram Revankar [32]
1996
(44th)
Rabia Chalikkunnu Malayalam Abraham Benhur Ali Akbar [33]
1997
(45th)
Nirankush Hindi Venu Arora Venu Arora [34]
1998
(46th)
Silent Scream English Vivek K. Kumar Vikram Kumar [35]
1999
(47th)
No Award [36]
2000
(48th)
Tulasi English Bhanumurthy Alur for Films Division Rajgopal Rao for Films Division [37]
2001
(49th)
Kanavu Malayilekku Malayalam Tomy Mathew M. G. Sasi [38]
2002
(50th)
No Award [39]
2003
(51st)
Fiddlers on the Thatch English Rajiv Mehrotra Trisha Das [40]
2004
(52nd)
No Award [41]
2005
(53rd)
No Award [42]
2006
(54th)
Filariasis English A. S. Nagaraju M. Elango [43]
2007
(55th)
Prarambha Kannada Santosh Sivan Santosh Sivan [44]
2008
(56th)
Polio Vs. Polio Victims  • English
 • Hindi
 • Marathi
Gulshan Sachdeva Aman Sachdeva [45]
2009
(57th)
No Award [46]
2010
(58th)
Advaitham Telugu K. Vijaypal Reddy Pradeep Maadugula [47]
2011
(59th)
A Drop of Sunshine English Public Service Broadcasting Trust Aparna Sanyal [48]
2012
(60th)
No Award [49]
2013
(61st)
The Quantum Indians English Public Service Broadcasting Trust Raja Choudhury [50]
2014
(62nd)
Komal English Climb Media India Pvt. Ltd. Prashant Shikare [51]
2014
(62nd)
Behind the Glass Wall English Gaahimedia Aruna Raje Patil
2015
(63rd)
Paywat Marathi Mithunchandra Chaudhari  • Nayana Dolas
 • Mithunchandra Chaudhari
[52]

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