HCFI's film 'Scientific Awareness on good personal hygiene' to be screened at the 6th National Science Film Festival (NSFF) 2016 in Mumbai
New Delhi, February 3, 2015: Vigyan Prasar (VP), an autonomous organisation under the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India has shortlisted leading National NGO Heart Care Foundation of India's (HCFI) film titled 'Scientific Awareness on good personal hygiene' to be screened at its 6th National Science Film Festival (NSFF) 2016 taking place from Feb 9-13, 2016 at the Nehru Science Center in Mumbai.
NSFF is aimed at to showcasing, nurturing, acknowledging and encouraging efforts by institution, individual and student science filmmakers for their outstanding work. The film was prepared by HCFI to help educate school children on the importance of maintaining good personal hygiene. The elements covered included the right hand-washing technique, why basic habits such as brushing ones teeth and taking a shower daily are important amongst others. It was shown to over 50,000 school children belonging to 200 schools in partnership with DST.