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Beach Clean-up Drive Powered By Acer conducted in Mumbai To Spread Environmental Awareness

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Beach Clean-up Drive Powered By Acer conducted in Mumbai To Spread Environmental Awareness

Mumbai, Maharashtra - October 30, 2023 - A commendable effort to promote environmental sustainability and raise awareness about the fragility of India's coastal ecosystems came to life as the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival (DPIFF) organized an ambitious Beach Clean-Up Drive Powered By Acer. The initiative, held on October 28, 2023, saw a heart-warming turnout of volunteers eager to roll up their sleeves and make a tangible impact on their local environment. The gathering witnessed participation of hundreds of NCC Cadets, Consulate General of Norway, Income Tax Commissioner (Greater Mumbai) and the team of UN Earth Champion Adv. Afroz Shah.  

India's picturesque beaches, known not only for their breath-taking beauty but also their vital role in supporting marine and coastal life, are under increasing threat from pollution and human activity. With the global environmental crisis looming ever larger, DPIFF has emerged as a dedicated champion in the ongoing battle to safeguard these invaluable natural assets. Their commitment to environmental sustainability is exemplified through a series of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities that have consistently left a positive mark on the environment year after year.

The activity is Powered By Acer, the global tech giant. The collaboration symbolizes a unique collaboration of technology and cinema, combining their strengths to celebrate creativity and excellence in the world of film. The clean-up effort, supported by thousands of volunteers, successfully pulled out 14 tonnes of garbage from the area. A representative from Acer expressed their enthusiasm about this partnership, emphasizing how it harnesses the potential of technology and storytelling to champion a noble cause.

“Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival is one of India's most prestigious film festivals and it has a long history of supporting social causes. We are proud to partner with the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival on this important initiative," said Sooraj Balakrishnan, Acer India's Head of Marketing. “Acer India has been championing commitment to sustainability and environmental protection and it is essential that we all work together to protect our environment, and we hope that this beach clean-up drive will inspire others to do their part”

Abhishek Mishra, CEO of DPIFF and Consultative Committee Member of FCI into Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & PD, commented on the association, stating, “We are immensely proud of the success of the Beach Clean-Up Drive powered by, Acer. Together, we have taken a significant step towards environmental sustainability and community engagement. This initiative has showcased the collective power of our shared commitment to protecting our natural environment and promoting responsible corporate citizenship. We look forward to continue making a positive impact on the world."

With the ‘We For World Foundation’, a registered entity under Niti Aayog, took the lead in planning and executing the Beach Clean-Up Drive. The initiative, one of ten CSR activities scheduled for the year, holds the promise of rejuvenating and resetting the delicate coastal ecosystem. DPIFF has an illustrious history of conducting successful clean-up drives for the past five years, with thousands of dedicated volunteers joining hands to make a substantial impact. Their past activities have garnered praise from influential leaders, including the Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, and Home Minister Shri Amit Shah.

For 2024, Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival endeavours to embark on an exhilarating cinematic journey that promises to captivate the hearts and minds of cinephiles worldwide. This prestigious ceremony, scheduled to unfold in grandeur, sets its sights on delving deep into the vast and rich spectrum of Indian cinema, from timeless classics to cutting-edge works, thus illuminating the enduring evolution of this remarkable art form.

The occasion will be a magnificent celebration of outstanding achievements in the realm of cinema, acknowledging the dedicated and relentless work put forth throughout the year 2023. The prestigious ceremony plans to celebrate the diversity of India with an evening of revelry that will feature cultural splendour from all corners of the nation. It honours all three prodigious segments - the Indian Film Industry, Indian Television Industry & International Film Fraternity - under the same roof. The ceremony is a vibrant showcase of India's rich cultural diversity and its deep-seated heritage

The platform is notable in the world of cinema for carrying on the legacy of Shri Dadasaheb Phalke Ji, whose filmmaking was rooted in the traditions of unity, family, and harmony. In the same way, Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival strives to unite the populace in order to create a greener future for the planet which we all call home.

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