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Tripura to Host the 10th NSFFI in 2020

10th National Science Film Festival of India (NSFFl) will be held in Agartala, Tripura in January-February 2020.
Tripura to Host the 10th NSFFI in 2020

Details:

  • This is for the second time the event will be held in a North-Eastern city.
  • It will be jointly hosted by Vigyan Prasar of the Central Government, State Government and Tripura Central University.
  • Chief Minister of the State Biplab Kumar Deb had requested the Union Science and Technology Minister to hold the NSFFI in Tripura.
  • Minimum 10 countries will participate in the upcoming event and it will include the films produced by UNICEF, UNESCO and filmmakers from different countries.
  • In NSFFI, the maximum length of the films will be 40 minutes and Vigyan Prasar will raise awareness on science and environment to the society through cinemas.
  • NSFFI was first held in Chennai in 2011.
  • Since then, all the regions of the nation have been covered including Bhubaneshwar, Kolkata, Bangalore, Lucknow, Mumbai, Guwahati and Mohali.
  • Besides the NSFFI, The Tripura Government has plans to host 'Destination Tripura', a special competitive film production initiative.
  • It will focus on upholding tourism and rich biodiversity of Tripura like the flora and fauna, wildlife sanctuaries, water bodies, rubber and bamboo plantations.

About National Science Film Festival of India(NSFFl):

  • The festival is an initiative of Vigyan Prasar and the Government of India to promote science films in India.
  • Science filmmaking is not a developed field in India compared to many other developed countries.

Question:

Q. Where will the 10th National Science Film Festival of India (NSFFl) be held in January-February 2020?
a. Dispur, Assam
b. Agartala, Tripura
c. Kohima, Nagaland
d. Shillong, Meghalaya
Tripura to Host the 10th NSFFI in 2020 Tripura to Host the 10th NSFFI in 2020 Reviewed by Neha on June 03, 2019 Rating: 5

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