The National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) is the central agency established in 1975, to encourage good cinema in India based in Mumbai. It functions under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, its primary goal of the NFDC is to plan, promote and organize an integrated and efficient development of the Indian film industry and foster excellence in cinema.
It was established in 1975. The NFDC (and its predecessor the Film Finance Corporation) has so far funded or produced over 300 films. These films, in various Indian languages, have been widely acclaimed and have won many national and international awards. A recent example is the third ever Kashmiri feature film, Bub ('father' in English), which was directed by Jyoti Sarup. The current chair of the NFDC is Om Puri.
The National Film Development Corporation of India was also one of the production companies for Gandhi, which won eight Academy Awards in 1983.