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GANGTOK | January 8, 2020:
In Sikkim, a meeting in relation with Children's Film Festival was held at the Deputy Commissioner's (DC) office today which will be organised on February in South district of the state.
Members present during the meeting were, DC (South) Ragul K, ADC (South) Satyan Kr. Pradhan, SDM (HQ) Chiran Rizal, Assistant Distribution Officer (Childrens Film Society, India) Pramod Alphanso, and other concerned officials.
Speaking, during the meeting Mr. Ragul K. informed that this festival will be held all over the South District wherein students from both Government and Private Schools will actively take part.
Additionally, a special show for the visually impaired children from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute for the visually handicapped, Boomtar will also be arranged.
Ragul also said that this festival will be convened during the month of February at Imperial Talkies and the children's movie will simultaneously be screen at schools located at rural and urban areas of the district.
Assistant Distribution Officer (Childrens Film Society, India), Promod appraised that this is an autonomous body, under Ministry of Information Broadcasting, Government of India committed to producing, exhibiting and distributing children's film.
CFSI has a film library of 265 Children's Film in 23 languages and some of these films have won various national and international awards.
With the motto 'Promoting Every Child's Right to Entertainment' CFSI organizes Children's Film Festival across India.
Promod also highlighted that during this festival free thematic and education oriented films of CFSI will be showcased.