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Friday, March 22, 2019

RINL celebrates International Day of Forests

RINL-VSP celebrated the International Day of Forests at Arogyavanam by Agro Forestry Department of RINL To mark the occasion, Sri K C Das Director (Personne) RINL inaugurated the Bird Feeding Unit at Arogyavanam and also Agro Forestry Departmental Portal. Medicinal Plants were also planted by Sri Das, Executive Directors and other senior officers of RINL. Speaking on the occasion, Sri Das called upon the employees the need to preserve the environment and exhorted them to create an awareness on planting medicinal plants for healthy life. He also said that on each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such as tree planting campaigns. He also suggested to organise programs in association with Government forest Officials to improve further awareness among students, employees and local people about the afforestation and role of forest in sustainable development of environment.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Open forum by Vizag Jaycees - Lets Vote More

Jaycees of Visakhapatnam, in association along with Lions Club, organised an open forum, Lets vote more, to increase the voting percentage among youngsters, on Friday (15-03-2019). The panelists included former energy secretary EAS Sarma, former vice-chancellor of Andhra University GSN Raju, former Lions Club district governor Durga Prasad and retired IAF group captain A Prabhakar. Sarma said every voter should feel that he or she is changing the nation. "Out of a population of 18 lakh youth aged 18 years, only 5 lakh have been registered to vote, which is a sad situation," he said. JCI Area C EVP Jc N Elilarasan, JCI Zone IV President JFP Jyothi Sridhar, JCI Visakhapatnam Chapters Presidents, Jaycee Members, JCI Zone IV coordinators and general public attended the program.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

City celebrates International Womens Day

The city was in a celebration mode as several organisations, institutions and voluntary associations came together to mark the International Womens Day on Friday(08-03-2019). Interactive sessions, health camps and awareness programmes on nutrition marked the celebrations at the Waltair Railway Division. Health supplements were distributed to the women workers and awareness campaign on Nutrition values carried out. About 32 women employees engaged in track maintenance, checking, among other jobs were honoured as a token of recognition for their remarkable contribution to the Indian Railways. Additional Divisional Regional Manager of the Waltair Division, East Coast Railway, Akshay Saxena presented cash awards to women employees. Underlining the importance of gender equality, RINL celebrated the day by organising a programme. RINL CMD P K Rath attended as chief guest at the programme. Women employees took part in cultural programmes held on the occasion. Cultural programmes and lectures marked the celebrations at the Department of Psychology, Andhra University. Speaking on the occasion, Andhra University Vice-Chancellor Prof G Nageswara Rao said that it was the responsibility of everyone to encourage women, who were equally progressing in all walks of life. Registrar of Andhra University, Prof K Niranjan said, “Women of this generation are good at multi-tasking because they not only take care of their families but also strive for welfare of their organisation and society at large.” Dean of Academic Affairs, Andhra University, M V R Raju, HoD, Psychology and students of Psychology were present on the occasion.

Friday, March 8, 2019

RUN4NIINE - 2019

JCI India & NIINE Movement has taken a joint initiative for 3years of SANITATION and MENSTRUAL HYGIENE AWARENESS among the society and to dissolve the myths of Menstrual Taboos still only 18% of women are using sanitary napkins .Our very first focussed Mega event for awareness is RUN4NIINE on 8th March INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY in which more than 500 Cities of entire India will participate and run in entire India raising the voice on this particular cause. PADMAN SUPERSTAR AKSHAY KUMAR would be the brand ambassador and flag off the event in Lucknow and this would be the biggest RUN ever for the cause of Menstrual hygiene awareness.Around 1lakh peoples,females and students will be taking part in this event through online registration on our website.We are in process to elaborate the message MENSTRUAL cycle is a natural process not a curse. PPP Rajitha Poosarla, Sridhar Vaddi all presidents of 12 chapters participated.Guests : 1. Anmish Varma Karate & Kickboxing champion 2. Dr Ramyasree Actress & Social Activist 3. Dr Sunithe P. Gynaecologist 4. Dr Sunitha Reddy VP Andhra.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Cultural and Religious Programs for Maha Shivaratri at R.k. Beach

A large number of devotees thronged the Ramakrishna Beach to offer prayers at the Maha Siva Lingam set up on beach by T. Subbarami Reddy Lalithakala Parishath on the occasion of Maha Sivaratri on Monday (04-03-2019). Mahakumbabhishekam was performed by Rajya Sabha member T. Subbarami Reddy to the Siva Lingam on the beach. Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao, Sri Swarupanandendra Saraswati Swamy of Sri Sarada Peetham, Sri Mukkamala Sridhara Swamy, Rajamahendravaram MP Murali Mohan, veteran film actors B. Saroja Devi, Geetanjali, Jamuna and Vanisri, former MLAs Dronamraju Srinivasa Rao, Tynala Vijay Kumar, City Congress president Behara Bhaskara Rao and Mahila Congress president Pedada Ramani Kumari were among those who offered prayers to the Maha Siva Lingam. A Mahayagam was performed in the afternoon.Later in the evening, TSR Lalithakala Parishath felicitated veteran actor B. Saroja Devi and presented her the title Viswa Natasamrajni. Playback singer P. Suseela, actors Jamuna and Vanisri were among those who participated.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Andaman tourism Facilitation Centre inaugurated

The administration of Andaman Islands inaugurated a facilitation centre at Akkayyapalem on Thursday 28-02-2019. Besides, facilities for ticket and cargo booking, passenger night-halt stay and guest house, provided by the Visakhapatnam Port Trust, (VPT) was also inaugurated. Capt Ashutosh Pandey, Director of Shipping Services, Andaman & Nicobar Administration is the man behind in functional of this facilitation centre. Currently, there is a monthly shipping service that sails to Andaman Islands from Visakhapatnam and back in the course of 12 days. There is also a flight service from Delhi to the islands via Visakhapatnam. Speaking to, Mr. Dharvinder Ram, Branch Representative - Port Blair, said that the new office will provide ticketing and tourism facilities at Andaman. It will be useful for the Andaman students pursuing higher education in various places of Andhra Pradesh. It also oversees the Accomodation facilities for tourists from Vizag at Andaman. This helps in development of Tourism between Andaman and Andhra Pradesh. "Two more ships will be introduced within a year, with a carrying capacity of 1,200 passengers and 1,500 tonnes of cargo each. The administration of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is also looking to launch a three-day cruise package at a subsidised rate between Visakhapatnam and the Andaman Islands that will interest travellers, especially honeymooners," said ML Peter, officer-in-charge, shipping services, Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration. Chetan B Sanghi, chief secretary, Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration, said, "Visitors from Andaman Islands can come for sight-seeing, medical purposes, work-related tours and education purposes. With frequent and better connectivity between Visakhapatnam and the Andaman Islands, tourism at both the places will get a boost."