Panaji June 1, 2019 … Shri Daulat Hawaldar,Finance Secretary felicitated the winners of 3rd Goa Anti-Tobacco National Film Festival 2019 (State Level and National Level) at ESG, Panaji yesterday. The function was organized by Entertainment Society of Goa in association with the Department of Public Health Dentistry, Goa Dental College and Hospital.
Present on the occasion were Dean of Goa Dental College & Hospital, Dr. Ida de Noronha de Ataide, Vice Chairman of ESG, Shri Rajendra Talak, Chief Executive Officer, ESG, Shri Ameya Abhyankar and HoD Public Health Dentistry, Goa Dental College, Dr. Amita Kenkre Kamat.
Addressing the gathering Shri Hawaldar appreciated the organizers for taking such initiative of organizing the event and said along with the books theatre is also utmost important. Any kind of addiction is difficult to go out, but attempt should be go up, he added.
The aim of this festival is to select Ad Films to spread the message of harmful or ill effects of tobacco use and also to decrease the occurrence of Oral Cancer and lung disease in keeping with this year’s theme “Tobacco and Lung Health”. The ultimate objective being to render Goa smoke free.
The competition was held in two sections, Goa and National Section.
At National Section Shri Sunil H. Naik awarded first prize for his movie “Silent Killer” and Shri Miransha Naik awarded second prize for Movie “Why?”.
Similarly in Goan section Shri Amol Prabhugaonkar awarded with first prize for movie name “Dhuvarr”, Shri Mayur Gajanan Kambli awarded with second prize for Movie name “Nishkriya Dhumrapaan” and Shri Brijesh Kakodkar awarded with third prize for movie “Stop Now”.
Shri Rajendra Talak welcomed the gathering while Dr. Amita Kenkre Kamat proposed the vote of thanks.