Following is the timeline of National Film Awards
- 02/05/2001 -The 1st National Film Awards was instituted.
- 2001-2003 -Dzongkha Development Commission(DDC) funded (partially)
The 1st, 2nd & 3rd National Film Awards.
- 2004-2007 -Zimdra Industries provided full financial support to organize the
4th, 5th & 6th National Film Awards.
- 2008 – Onwards -the RGOB(Department of Culture) provided fund for the same activity as a regular support to this Industry with a fund of Nu. 1 million to organize the annual event.
- 2017- The fund support to organize National Film Award was increased to Nu.2 million. –
- 2017- RGOB sponsored a cash prize of total Nu. 3 million for top three films. –