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Saturday, July 20, 2019

Guinness World Record on Largest Adolescents Awareness Lesson

Adolescence is considered people between the ages of 13 and 21. The adolescent brain is still developing, the risks taken and mistakes made by young offenders may be more outside of their control. With the increasing crime rates among this age group, and an urgent need to include Adolescence Education, in our education curriculum, forced us to attempt a World Record on this subject, to drag attention of Government, Parents and Teachers. JCI Vizag Achievers feel, it is high time to understand the children of adolescence and handle them with utmost love and care. Academics are important, but this education on adolescence is more important to have a cordial and healthy atmosphere. JCI Vizag Achievers will be attempting Guinness World Record on "Largest Adolescents Awareness Lesson" on 23rd July, 11.00 am at Gurajada Kalakshetram. Trainers of this program are Dr.Ramakrishna, Paediatrician, Omni RK and Satish Veliveti, Psychiatrist & CEO, Advanced Minds.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Health Walk Marks Commencement of Kargil Vijay Diwas at ENC

Over 2000 naval personnel and their families participated in a Health Walk to commence Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations at Eastern Naval Command(ENC) on 13 Jul 19. The Health Walk which commenced from INS Circars was flagged off by Vice Adm Atul Kumar Jain, FOC-in-C ENC and covered a distance of 6 km on the Dolphin Hill road at Visakhapatnam. A series of events have been planned by Indian Navy over the next two weeks to mark the 20th anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas. In addition to the Health Walk held today, the activities at ENC include Wreath Laying Ceremony at Victory at Sea War Memorial on the Beach Road, Visakhapatnam, Josh Runs, Cyclothon, Band performance at prominent public places, Coastal Security Awareness Campaigns along with Interaction Programmes with fishing community and organised visits to ships, submarines and Air Stations by School Children which a theme of "Know Your Armed Forces". Competitions are also planned for students in naval schools which include debate, painting, poetry recitations and dramatics with patriotic fervour as part of the Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Innovative way of celebrating World Cup by Waltair Division

The fans from Railways at Visakhapatnam celebrating it in an unique way. The crew of Diesel Loco shed (DLS), Visakhapatnam, Waltair Division of East Coast Railway has created an innovative work of art to attract the attention of the fans and encourage the spirit. A 12-feet huge bat with Long stumps and a cricket ball in the middle was placed at the Waltair Railway Cricket Stadium. The DLS staff used material like disposable materials, worn bearings, some iron flakes and rods were used for this art.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Ratha Yatra celebrated at Ukkunagaram

Sri PK Rath, CMD, RINL-VSP accompanied by Smt Sarada Rath, invited Lord Jagannath to the Chariot on the occasion of Ratha Yatra (Car festival). Donning the traditional costumes of the King, Sri Rath performed "Chherapanhara", the sweeping of the Chariot with Golden Broom. Ratha Yatra, the most auspicious festival of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, was celebrated with traditional fervor and gaiety amidst chanting of "Jai Jagannath" by the devotees and to the accompaniment of music from mridang, cymbals and conches in Ukkunagaram. A large number of devotees pulled the Chariot along the streets of Ukkunagaram. Bhajans and dance troupes were performed along the Lord’s Yatra route.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Andhra University School of Distance Education celebrates Foundation Day

Andhra University School of Distance Education (AUSDE) celebrated its foundation day on Monday (01-07-2019). Vice-chancellor, Prof. G Nageswara Rao was the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, the vice-chancellor said that Andhra University would be receiving Rs .1,250 crore worth funds under the Rusa (Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan) scheme over the next five years. Nageswara Rao further said that it was gratifying to see students pursuing distance education doing well in academics. The vice-chancellor gave out medals and certificates to toppers in various disciplines. Prof. Nageswara Rao said that a number of new courses would be introduced at the school in the coming days to meet industry requirements and improve employment opportunities available to students. Now, AUSDE has 60,000 students under its wing and offers around 50 courses.