By Our Correspondent
BHUBANESWAR: KIIT deemed to be University here added another feather in its glory with Sandhya Kumari Agrawal, a student of KIIT School of Mass Communication, bagged the Special Recognition Award in the Community Radio Video Challenge (CRVC), which is a joint initiative of the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), New Delhi.
With the objective to engage the Indian youth in community radio and promote understanding and importance of it, the CEMCA in collaboration with UNESCO has invited student films from across the country.
Fictional film “Setu” was designed and directed by Agrawal which is the story of a destitute girl, Mamta, who established herself in her later stage of life, with the help and inspiration of community radio. All characters and team members of the film are of KIIT School of Mass Communication. The film is of 4 minutes 56 seconds.
Agrawal received the special recognition prize from Madhu Parhar, Director, CEMCA at New Delhi. She received a certificate, a memento and a cash prize of Rs 10,000.