Youth to be trained by FTII, Pune


The youths living in hilly areas would get an opportunity to get trained in Uttarakhand by experts from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has said that national level institutions would be invited to Uttarakhand in a move to make youths technically sound while having an interaction with youths through ‘Dev Bhoomi’ dialogue recently.

Chief Minister Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat met FTII, Pune (Film and Television Institute of India) Director Bhupindra Kainthola at his residence on Saturday. A discussion on many issues related to state was held during the meeting.

The Chief Minister said that FTII is a renowned institution and instructed officials to draft a proposal in order to benefit state’s youth from the institute.  He said that FTII with the support of Uttarakhand Film Development Council would conduct short term course for youths. He said that youths from Uttarakhand are very talented and proved their mettle in the field of arts and culture at national and international level and FTII can play an important role.

He said that it is his government’s vision to provide training to youths, who wanted to excel in the field of films and arts.  Expressing his views, Dr Bhupindra Kainthola has said that FTII, Pune had discussions on issues related to youth of Uttarakhand.  FTII, Pune has decided to hold ‘Film Appreciation Course’ with the support of Uttarakhand Film Development Council in Dehradun from June, 06 till June 10in a move to benefit youth of the state. He said that youths from Uttarakhand can participate in the course.

The experts from FTII, Pune would impart training on film and film making related various issues during the five day long course. Later, similar courses would be held in Almora and Tehri.

 Kainthola informed that script writing course would be conducted in Dehradun in the month of July, this year. Additionally, courses on acting, digital photography, digital film production, imaginary script writing for TV serials, still photography and film making and acting courses have also been designed for young children. Kainthola visited information office, Ring road for the selection of place to hold the  five day course in Dehradun.

The media advisor to Chief Minister  Ramesh Bhatt, and Information Department Additional Director Dr Anil Chandola welcomed Kainthola by presenting him a memento.


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