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Floating Bank

Sunder bans, the massive delta of the mighty Ganga. Little had changed in Sunder bans since centuries. Living under the constant threat of poverty, people here have been easy victims of the usurious money lenders. However, on March 21, 1976 a nationalised bank arrived on the Sunder bans shores for the first time. It was a floating bank aboard a boat. This "bank for the people" gradually brought happiness and prosperity to poor folks.

Durga

Celebrated between the seventh and tenth day of the waxing moon in the month of Ashwin, the five-day festival of Durga Pooja (Prayer ofthe Goddess Durga) is a major religious-social event in the State of West Bengal. The Pooja coinciding with the festival of Dussera in the rest of India, is also the time for family reunion sand for meeting friends.Durga Pooja became popular in Bengal in the middle of the 18th century. It is believed that Maharaja Krishna chandra of Nadia,a contemporary of Nawab Siraj-Ud-Daullah, popularised the autumn festival.

Bombay Port

The port of Bombay is India's premier gateway of trade and commerce. Bombay harbour is considered to be one of the safest and most spacious in the world. This port has been administered by Bombay Port Trust since 1873. The Bombay port handles 17 million tonnes of cargo every year (1982 figures) or 2000 tonnes of cargo every hour. This film provides information on various facilities that this port offers, including the dry dock, the ship breaking yard, etc.

As you Sow, So you Reap (Kar Bhala Ho Bhala)

"People clean their premises and throw their garbage in their neighbour house."

A Womens University

A film about Smt. Nathibai Damodar Thakersey (SNDT) Indian Women’s University. This university imparts education exclusively to women. It was Sir Vithaldas Thackersey who donated Rs.1500, 000 ways back in 1920to commemorate the memory of his mother. SNDT was given statutory recognition in 1951. Lady Premleelaben Thackersey was nominated its first Vice Chancellor. This university has now 23 affiliated and conducted colleges, 15 post-graduate and research departments, 3 campuses, over 20,000 students and 600 faculty members. The film includes interviews with students, Vice Chancellor, Dr.

A Fair is on

A shorter version of the film Future through Fairs, this film provides glimpses of the Indian International Trade Fair heldat Pragati Maidan, New Delhi in November 1983. President Giani Zail Singh inaugurated this 5th international fair hosted by India on November 14, 1983.

The Crusade

A film to spread awareness among consumers against adulteration, black marketing and rising prices. It informs the viewers’ about the co-operative stores, Grahak Panchayats as also the Consumer Guidance Society of India (CGSI) which was established twelve years ago. Towards consumer protection, Government has also introduced Agmark or the mark of the Indian Standards Institution.

The Artiste : Komala Varadan

This is a film on Komala Varadan - a multi faceted artiste. She is the Bharatanatyam dancer, short story writer, painter and photographer. In all these fields she has achieved a high order of proficiency and well deserved recognition.

Screen Addiction - Among Young Children

The information technology has brought the world to our door step. With the invention and advancement of electronic equipments, human beings social life has come to more or less a standstill. The film depicts how the harmful effects of watching and addiction to electronic screen right from small babies to teenagers and focused on finding the reason for addiction and effects of the addiction and alternative solutions.

NM0442 : Crushed Blossoms

The film depicts the problem of child prostitution in a comprehensive manner. It probes into the socio-economic roots of the problem. The endeavours of the police and government protective homes to rescue & rehabilitate minor girls are highlighted in the film.

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