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About NIRD & PR

The National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR) is India’s apex organisation for undertaking research and training in various aspects of rural development. The Institute invites entries for its annual Film Festival on Rural Development, which will be held at NIRD&PR Campus

5th National Film Festival on Rural Development

Nominations are invited for submission of feature films/documentaries/short films made by amateur/professional film makers/documentary creators on the broad theme of Rural Development to contest and for screening of films during the Film Festival on Rural Development .


Encourage artists/youth to document/development films on Development or Social Issues Appreciate the efforts of film maker's contribution to the Rural Development sector.


National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj
Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad - 500 030
Ph : 040 24008473 / 040 24008468 / 9818102636

Address to send CD/DVD

Dr. Akanksha Shukla, Associate Professor & Head (CDC)
Centre for Development Documentation & Communication (CDC) Dr. B R Ambedkar Block, NIRD&PR, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500 030
Ph : 040 24008473/468

Instructions to Filmmakers