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Jal Dharo Jal Bharo (Preserve Water, Reserve Water)

Directed by SUSANTA BISWAS
a SUSANTA BISWAS Documentary on Government of West Bengal pioneering project to preserve rain water

Overview

Genre
Environment, Nature, Human Interest, Public Affairs, and Social Issues
Synopsis

The documentary dealt with the issue of water resources management in water-scarce region of West Bengal, an eastern region state of India, where the majority of rural population depends on agriculture for their livelihood.Thus lack of adequate water resource has inducted high level of uncertainty and insecurity in the mind of the local inhabitant.The‘Jal Dharo, Jal Bharo (Preserve Water, Reserve Water)’initiative of Govt of West Bengal tries to provide a replicable framework as a solution to this ecological inequality in the face of looming impacts of climate changes.

It is archived with: 1)State Central Library, Dept of Mass Education Extension & Library Services, WB 2)National Library, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India 3)Raja Rammohun Roy Library Foundation, Dept of Culture, Govt. of India 4)Nandan, WB Film Centre 5)Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi, Dept of I&CA, Govt of West Bengal 6)Bangiya Sahitya Parishad, 7)Rammohun Library & Free Reading Room 8)Institution of Engineers (Indi

Stage
finished
Running time
10, 11 or 11 minutes

Credits

  • SUSANTA BISWAS ... Director
  • Prasanta Kumar Sarkar ... Executive Producer
  • Arijit Das ... Chief Coordinator
  • Niladri Naha ... Concept & Research
  • Subrata Halder ... Concept & Research
  • Moushumi Biswas ... Production Supervisor
  • Shashwati Dutta ... Playback Song
  • Kalyan Mitra ... Editing
  • Sintu Kumar Singh ... Camera
  • Udayan Das ... Assistant Script
  • Pranab Mukherjee ... Assistant Camera

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Government of West Bengal
Country
India
Years of Production
2012
Locations
West Bengal
Prod. Partners
State Water Investigation Directorate under Department of Water Resources Investigation and Development

Distribution Details

Release year
2012
Festivals
1) 18th Kolkata International Film Festival 2) 7th International Film Festival-Voices from the Waters 2012, Bengaluru 3) Special Screening at Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Dept of Atomic Energy, GoI 4) Tinai Eco Film Festival (TEFF) 2014, Goa
Language
6 Versions: Bengali,English,Hindi,Urdu,Santali,Nepali
Subtitles
English,Hindi,Urdu,Santali,Nepali on Bengali audio portion

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