First awardees Accident
Cash award 50,000 INR (US$790)
|Category Indian Cinema|
First awarded 1984
Total awarded 35
|Description Best feature film on Social Issues such as Prohibition, Women and Child Welfare, Anti-dowry, Drug Abuse, Welfare of the Handicapped etc. for a year|
Medal Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus)
Awarded by Directorate of Film Festivals
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The National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues is one of the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organization set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India. It is one of several awards presented for feature films and awarded with Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus).
The award was instituted in 1984, at 32nd National Film Awards and awarded annually for films produced in the year across the country, in all Indian languages.
Award includes 'Rajat Kamal' (Silver Lotus) and cash prize. Following are the award winners over the years: