Jharkhand grabbed special mention in the ‘Most Friendly State Award’ category in the 64th National Film Award barely one year of launching a forward-looking and supportive film policy. The prestigious award was announced on Friday.
“The State of Jharkhand was given Special Mention Award for their Film Policy which provided growth opportunities to the local filmmaking talent from within the State,” read a Press Information Bureau release.
Expressing delight over the tag, Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that it was a matter of pride for the State and that also when the film policy came only one year ago. He also added that the Government would be working to make Jharkhand a leading State in every sector. The National Film Awards would be presented by President Pranab Mukherjee on May 3 this year.