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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Hull Artificers Pass-out from INS Vishwakarma

Passing-out Parade of 58 Hull Artificer (HA) Apprentices of A-140 Batch, comprising 47 Indian Navy HA sailors, 07 Coast Guard Yantriks and 04 foreign trainees from friendly foreign navies was conducted at INS Vishwakarma on completion of two and half years professional course on 20 Feb 19. The march past was followed by crossing of dais in ‘dheere chaal’ by the passing out apprentice sailors as per the finest traditions of Indian Navy which was reviewed by Cmde Sanjiv Kapoor, Commanding Officer, INS Vishwakarma. A Valedictory function followed by dinner was also organised for the trainees, Ships Company and families. Hitesh, HA/APP stood overall first in the Course and was awarded the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (South) Gold medal. All the passing out sailors would shortly assume their appointments onboard frontline warships.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Air-conditioned relaxing lounge and Utkrist coaches opened at Railway Station

An air-conditioned lounge, built on Platform 8 of the Visakhapatnam Railway Station, was inaugurated by Visakhapatnam MP Kambhampati Haribabu in the presence of Divisional Railway Manager Mukul Saran Mathur on Wednesday (20-02-2019). Mr. Haribabu also inaugurated the refurbished coaches of the 18501/02 Visakhapatnam-Gandhidham Express and the 18501/02 Visakhapatnam – Secunderabad Special. The modernisation work, executed by the Coaching Depot, Visakhapatnam, was taken up under Project Utkrist of the Railways. Mr. Mathur said that the new AC lounge, built at a cost of Rs. 25 lakh, allows passengers to use it for two hours on a payment of Rs. 50. Passengers would be given a mineral water bottle or tea/coffee as complimentary at the lounge. "A total of 11 rakes of various trains would be upgraded under Project Utkrist. The cost of modernisation of each coach would be around Rs. 2.66 lakh. Upgraded features include new PVC flooring, panel replacement and high-quality vinyl wrapping in the doorway and gangway area, LED lighting, braille signage for seat/berth information and hydrophobic coating on stainless steel items and coach exteriors," Mr. Mathur said.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

School of Wonder Kids - Kids Expo 2019

Kids Expo 2019 held at Vuda Childrens Arena, Siripuram on Sunday 17-02-2019. Sri Ganta Srinivasa Rao, AP HRD Minister attended as Chief Guest. As part of the event children displayed their reading, writing and memorising skills. During the event children of UKG were taught writing of English Alphabets in 2hr 50 min, and, children of 3rd Std were taught Telugu letters in 6hrs. Later the event was placed as Mass Event in Genius Book of Records, Wonder Book of Records, Bharat World Records, Incredible Book of Records, Diamond World Record, Golden Star World Records Forum, Telugu Book of Records and Jai Indian Book of Records International.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Sindhu flags off Solidarity Run to mark RINL formation day

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited Chairman-cum-Managing Director P.K. Rath on Monday (18-02-2019) said the public sector company was keen on encouraging sports in a big way. He was speaking after flagging off Solidarity Run taken out at Ukkunagaram Township with the participation of Vizag Steel brand ambassador P.V. Sindhu here on the occasion of the RINLs 37th Formation Day. Ms. Sindhus father P.V. Ramana participated in the celebrations. Mr. Rath, Ms. Sindhu and RINL Directors planted trees in Ukku Stadium to mark the occasion. Later, Mr. Rath, Ms. Sindhu along with other dignitaries flagged off the Solidarity Run organised by the Sports Department of the VSP. Children of Ukkunagaram schools, large number of employees, representatives of Steel Executives Association, unions, Visteel Mahila Samiti and Women in Public Sector took part in the run. In his address, Mr. Rath said that RINL-VSP had always been attaching importance for developing sports infrastructure at Ukkunagaram and encouraging budding children and employees to prosper in their respective fields. He commended highly Ms. Sindhu for bringing name and fame to the country, particularly to RINL, as the brand ambassador of Vizag Steel. Ms. Sindhu while appreciating RINL-VSP for creating a very good sports infrastructure and promoting sports persons in Ukkunagaram, said: "I am proud to be associated with Vizag Steel as a brand ambassador and continue to propagate Vizag Steel at national and global events." Vizag Steel, the product made by VSP is known for quality products and the employees are also highly dedicated and committed, she observed. Later, Ms. Sindhu played an exhibition match with children of the schools and interacted with them at Multi-Purpose Hall at Ukkunagaram. While interacting with children, Ms. Sindhu exhorted them to improve the talent, work hard and advised them to practice continuously and aspire to grow in future. Among others, P.J. Vijayakar, Chief Vigilance Officer, P. Raychaudhury, Director (Commercial), K.C. Das, Director (Personnel), V.V. Venugopal Rao, Director (Finance) and Sarada Rath, president of Visteel Mahila Samiti, were present.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

The IncrEDIBLES - Mega Cookery Contest

Final Cook Off of the the Mega Cookery contest "the incrEDIBLES" Season 4 by UKKU Club, Ukkunagaram in association with JCI Vizag Steel City held at Alliance Hotel Management College on 09-02-2019. Zee TVs FoodShaala Season 6 Runner Up Ms Srinivas Varada Kanthi is one of the jury members of the competition.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Protest against the Central Government at Visakhapatnam Railway Station by all opposition parties

The opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh staged protest in Visakhapatnam Railway Station over the centres failure to make an announcement on the formation of the special railway zone in the state.