G Ramesh Babu

Andhra Pradesh's Bairipuram village opts for unanimous panchayat poll every time

The panchayat has never gone to poll since the introduction of the Panchayat Raj system as election is always unanimous.

29 Jan 2021

Three jawans set up food bank to feed the hungry in Andhra Pradesh

 What started as a small initiative by three young jawans in Palasa has now become a mission to satiate the hunger of beggars and destitutes.

28 Jan 2021

Pollution-free Bhogi with dung cakes

Villagers of Murapaka in Laveru mandal celebrate Sankranti with gaiety every year upholding traditions of Telugus.

11 Jan 2021

Promoting animal care, govt schemes through short films

Besides making short films on animal care, he also made a short film on the anti-tobacco campaign.

10 Jan 2021

Andhra tribals pull off a 'Swadesh', restore defunct irrigation canal on their own

The minor irrigation canal draws water from River Swarnamukhi and the farmers of the three villages are solely dependent on it for cultivation.

05 Jan 2021

More Srikakulam ryots switch to prawn farming

Initially, farmers of Seethanagaram village of Santhabommali mandal and few villages of Etchela mandal have started the prawn cultivation.

02 Jan 2021

Boxer-turned autorickshaw driver trains youngsters to fulfil his dream through them in Srikakulam

A poor auto-rickshaw driver in Srikakulam creates many talented boxers every year without expecting any return from them.

27 Dec 2020

Cashew, turmeric processing units to make Agency farmers self-reliant

They sell the produce in the weekly mandis at different places, where middlemen procure the produce from them.

26 Dec 2020

Srikakulam constable spends Rs 10,000 every month from his salary on poor  

K Krishna Murthy, a head constable attached to Parvatipuram town police station, helps the poor and elderly who approach the police station to file complaints on various issues. 

20 Dec 2020

Motivation of MGNREGA workers in Srikakulam yields results for Indian Red Cross Society

To overcome the acute shortage of blood, District Collector J Nivas has proposed to involve MGNREGA workers in donation of blood.

17 Dec 2020

Helping girl students pack a powerful punch

Geeta Sreekanth Foundation trained one lakh girls in self-defence techniques 

13 Dec 2020

Septuagenarian becomes a ray of hope for the poor

Indira Prasad uses his wife’s Rs 30K pension to pay school fees of students, bears travelling cost of players to attend competitions

06 Dec 2020

Srikakulam freedom fighters’ houses to be tourism destinations 

The tourism officials have devised a plan to develop the houses of the freedom fighters in Srikakulam district as tourist places.

24 Nov 2020

Andhra Pradesh students make gadget to ensure physical distance

District Balayogir Gurukulas coordinator Y Yasodha Laxmi, principal Devendra Rao, and superintendent Chandrayya joined the students to meet the Collector.

18 Nov 2020

A PD with a commitment to serve society

Ramanna, a PD in the social welfare residential junior college at Badangi village in Vizianagaram, hails from Dandugopalapuram village in Santhabommali mandal of Srikakulam.

08 Nov 2020

NRI from Andhra Pradesh donates RO plant every year on his son's birthday

Moved by plight of CKD patients in Uddanam region, Ram Kumar with help of his friends donates money to patients for medication

01 Nov 2020

Lockdown: Unable to pay for gangrene treatment, priest loses leg

Even as his condition worsened due to him being a diabetic, he continued treatment with the quack due to the family’s financial constraints.  

21 Sep 2020

‘Not rich enough to give money, so I help bury Covid victims’

At that time, the Indian Red Cross Society sought volunteers to cremate bodies of victims, and Shyam Sundar stepped forward.

16 Sep 2020

Vizianagaram district tops State in MGNREGS works

Vizianagaram district has topped the State in various components of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). 

13 Sep 2020

With no income source, Andhra COVID-19 victim’s wife, 3 daughters face bleak future

The tough challenge ahead, according to Rani is marrying off her three daughters.

20 Aug 2020

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