J&K Film maker to receive ‘best earth journalism’ award in Delhi next month

Srinagar: Filmmaker from Jammu and Kashmir, Jalal Uddin Baba, who heads the Center for Environment & Sustainable Development (CESD), will receive the National Water Award 2022 in New Delhi next month, a statement said.

The Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti will organise the Award Distribution Ceremony for the 4th National Water Awards on June, 17 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

Vice President of India Jagdeep Dhankhar will be the Chief Guest and will felicitate the Awardees.
CESD will receive the 2nd Best Earth Journalism- Print & Electronic Media Award 2022, the statement said.

41 winners, including joint winners, have been selected for the 4th National Water Awards, 2022, covering 11 categories including ‘best state’, ‘best district’, ‘best village panchayat’, ‘best urban local body’, ‘best media’, ‘best Institution for campus usage’, ‘best school’, ‘best water user association’, ‘best industry’, ‘best industry for CSR activities’, and ‘best NGO’.

Baba , who heads the CESD which publishes “Water -The Living Side Of Life” E-Magazine will receive the honours National Water Award 2022.

This is the fifth time Baba will be conferred with National Award for Science Communication, Earth Journalism, Nature Communication, Academics, Master Classes, Workshops and Green Filmmaking spreading across India.

Baba has won numerous international awards in Europe, the USA, France, South Korea, Spain and China for his thought-provoking documentary films and science communication through digital media over the last 10 years.


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