The Ministry of Environment gave away awards for a short film competition on environment yesterday.
Additional Secretary in the Environment Ministry, Ravi Agrawal presented the awards to several school students and professionals for their documentaries and films in a glittering ceremony in New Delhi.
The award distribution ceremony was the culmination of the four-day festival where all the shortlisted films were showcased.
Out of the 345 entries received, 90 films were nominated for screening before the Jury comprising film directors Ramesh Sippy, Rahul Rawail and Manju Borah, who selected the final awardees.
The four-day green festival was inaugurated on Wednesday by Member of Parliament Suresh Prabhu, who chaired the Jury.
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar had announced the festival in June this year during the World Environment Day celebrations.