Journalist Jalal-Ud-Baba conferred with National Water Award

Srinagar, June 18 (UNI): Kashmir Earth Journalist and Science Filmmaker Jalal Ud Din Baba was conferred the National Water Award 2022 in New Delhi, officials said on Sunday.

Jalal heads the Center For Environment & Sustainable Development (CESD) which publishes “Water -The Living Side Of Life” E-Magazine (Water).


The Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, organised an award ceremony for the 4th National Water Awards on June 17, 2023, at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Vice President of India Jagdeep Dhankhar was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

CESD representing state of Jammu & Kashmir, received the 2nd Best Earth Journalism (Print & Electronic Media Award 2022). This is the 5th National Award for Jalal for Earth Journalism, Science filmmaking, Nature Communication, Academics, Master Classes, Workshops and Green Filmmaking spreading across India.

Besides, Jalal has won numerous international awards in Europe, the USA, France, South Korea, Spain and China for his thought-provoking documentary films and science communication through digital media over the last 10 years.

In 2022, Jalal won the National Award from the Ministry of Science And Technology, GOI for Communication Science and Technology to masses through Print and Electronic media for 2021 on National Science Day Celebration 28th February 2022, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

In 2018, he bagged the National Geographic Channel Award Earth Lights Camera for the NGC telecast his exquisite storytelling and filmmaking of his film Saving The Saviour on September 19, 2020 on its all-digital platforms.

Jalal is the only winner of Royal Bank Of Scotland (Earth Hero 2019) from Jammu & Kashmir to date for his excellent green filmmaking and science communications skills.

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