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Music college to conduct summer camp

THE PRINCIPAL of Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government College of Music and Dance, Ayyagari Syamasundar, has said that the college is launching summer coaching camp with a view to creating awareness among younger generations about classical dance and music.

As many as one lakh persons would be involved in the summer coaching process, which will be organised by the Department of Culture of the State Government. Mr. Syamasundar said here at a press conference on Tuesday that the college would run the camps in Krishna, Guntur, West Godavari and Khammam districts from April 30 to June 10 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. every day.

The State Government would issue participation certificates to all those who attended the classes at the end of the programme.The zilla parishad high schools in Patamata, Ramavarappadu, Kanuru, Kankipadu, Nunna, Mulapadu, Vikasa Vidyavanam in Poranki, Shogi school in Nunna, Children's Club and Rama School at Kamakotinagar in Vuyyur, A.G.K.Municipal High School in Gudivada, SERM High School in Gudlavalleru, Sarada Kalasamithi in Akiveedu, Dharma Appa Rao College in Nuzvid, VTPS Colony in Ibrahimpatnam, E.K.Bala Bhanu Vidyalayam in Machilipatnam, mandal parishad upper-primary school in Undavalli, Anjaneya Swamy temple in Sitanagaram, St. Teresa's High School in Eluru, zilla parishad high school in Tanuku, Nagapadmini home in Bhimavaram, Gorky public school in Khammam and Shruthi-Laya residential music schools in Kothagudem, Palvancha, Rudrampur, Ramavaram and Aswapuram were chosen for the conduct of the classes, he said.

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RENOWNED KUCHIPUDI dance exponent, Vedantam Satyanarayana Sarma, has lauded the services being rendered by the Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government College of Music and Dance in protecting and promoting the classical music and dance. Marking the 44th anniversary of the college, the College staff and students felicitated the Dr. Sarma in Vijayawada on Friday.

The students of the College presented a cultural show embedded with music and dance items at the Gokaraju Laila Gangaraju Open-air Theatre.

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NOTED PHYSICS lecturer, Lakshmana Suri, has lamented that the teachers are not imbibing patriotism among students.

Addressing the free coaching camp for polytechnic courses here on Friday, Mr. Suri said that Indian education was a blend of science and spirituality.

Free coaching classes are being conducted from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Satavahana College in Gandhinagar by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP).

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THE STUDENTS Federation of India (SFI) has demanded that the detention system and four-set question paper model should be dispensed with immediately. The SFI's city unit in a statement issued here recently said that the engineering colleges, coming under the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), were facing a lot of problem due to the detention system which would empower the university to scrap the admission of the students who could not pass the first year examinations.

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THE TELLAKULA Jalayya Polisetty Somasundaram College has acquired itself with all requirements for getting the college graded by the National Assessment Accreditation Council (NAAC) very soon.

The TJPS College Principal, Anil Kumar, said that the members of the core committee formed for the purpose had organised an awareness programme for all staff members of the college to get prepared to face the scrutiny by the committee.

The secretary and correspondent of the college, Tellakula Srinivasa Babu, expressed confidence that the college would get the best NAAC accreditation in the first attempt itself as it was equipped with all basic infrastructure and good faculty.

By P. Sujatha Varma
in Vijayawada and
Ramesh Susarla in Guntur

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