Collectors of all districts in Odisha have been directed to arrange for special screening of the Odia movie ‘DAMaN’ at the District Head Quarter or SubDivisional Headquarter. In a letter to the Collectors, Health & Family Welfare (H & F W ) D e p a r t m e n t C o m m is s i o n e r – c u m –
Secretary Shalini Pandit informed that ‘DAMaN’ has been highly appreciated by the people of Odisha. The theme of the film is based on the State Government s c h e m e f o r M a l a r i a e r a d i c a t i o n n a m e l y ‘ D A M a N ’ ( D u r g a m a A n c h a l a r e M a l a r i a Nirakaran ). “This movie
chronicles success of the State Government health care scheme in a malaria e n d e m i c d ist r i c t o f Malkangiri. This movie carries a positive message on the efforts and contribution of Government
and public in implementing health schemes in hard to reach areas,” she added. In view of the above, it has been approved that officers of the H & FW Department and other senior district
level officers may be facilitated to view the film DAMaN’ through special screening at theatres in the district. It has been decided to allow one show per Sub  division f o r t h e screening o f t h e
m o v i e . T h e amount to book the Hall for one show may be as per actual requirem e n t subject to maximum limit of Rs 40,000 per show. It is proposed to meet the expenditure out of the IEC
head of the H & FW Department. “You are therefore requested to book the Cinema Hall at the District Head Quarter or a t S u b – d i v i s i o n a l Headquarter as per their suitability on the above
criteria out of your available fund and submit the actual expenditure subject to the ceiling of Rs 40,000/- per show to the H & FW D e p a rt m e n t t h r o u g h Dir e c tor, SIHFW for reimbursement,” stated Pandit.