'Friendly' cops take tribal students on industrial tour

Published: 23rd August 2016 04:33 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd August 2016 04:33 AM   |  A+A-

VISAKHAPATNAM : FOR tribal students, it was a day of learning as they visited major PSUs, watched their functioning, infrastructure and equipment on Monday.

The one-day industrial tour named “Girijana Putrula Vignana Vihara Yatra”, was an initiative of the rural police, facilitating tour of tribal students of Koyyuru region.

As many as 46 tribal Intermediate and degree students from Buduralla, Choudupalle, Sakulapalem, U Cheedipalem, Gotlupadu, Ulligunta, Gampamamidi, Korrapadu, Mukudupalle, M Bheemavaram, Revulakota, Mampa and a few other areas in Koyyuru mandal were taken to Brandix Apparels at Atchutapuram and Maha Cement Industries here on Monday. The students were taken by a special bus from Narsipatnam. The bus was flagged off by ASP Aishwarya Rastogi.

Koyyuru circle inspector Mallikarjuna Rao, who escorted the students on the tour, said that they had proposed the idea of taking students on the industrial tour to the superintendent of police (Rural) Rahul Dev Sharma, who immediately accepted it, keeping in mind the young students who   need exposure. “We had taken the dates from the industries and took 46 students. The students were excited. They asked many queries to the officials in the industries, which was good to see,” he said.

Senior police officials said they would also take necessary measures to get placements to the tribal students, if they have proper eligibility. The officials have plan to take tribal students on a trip to tourist places in Vizag city. “Students are approaching us. Plans are afoot to take jolly trips soon,” said Mallikarjuna Rao.

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