GVMC Commissioner Takes the Bus to Work

Published: 19th May 2015 05:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th May 2015 05:58 AM   |  A+A-


VISAKHAPATNAM: Not the one to shy away from going the extra mile to set an example, GVMC commissioner J Pravin Kumar Monday travelled by an RTC bus. However, the procedure is not new to the GVMC chief who usually goes around in public transport Mondays. Zonal commissioner Y Srinivasa Rao, executive engineer Krishna Rao and other officials accompanied him. As a part of his regular morning visits, Praveen Kumar checked various works of the GVMC in South Jail Road, Ambedkar junction, Allipuram, Vivekananda Colony, Bangaramma Metta, Kummari Veedhi, Nerella Koneru and Chaluva Thota areas. Upon finding leaking public taps at several places, the commissioner urged the people of the areas not to waste drinking water.

During his visit to the Bhupeshnagar Gedda (drain), Pravin Kumar directed the officials to take up de-siltation works immediately. On the poor sanitation in the area, the commissioner directed the chief medical officer to stop the wages of two sanitary workers.

Summer Coaching Camp for GVMC School Students

Pravin Kumar said that the special summer coaching camp for the students of Classes VIII to X of the GVMC schools would be held from May 22 to June 15 at five select places in the city. During the camp, expert teachers from Narayana Educational Institutions would teach the students, a la corporate education style.

The classes would start at 9 am and will continue till 3.30 pm with an hour of lunch break. The commissioner held a review meeting with the education wing officials and Narayana Institutions representatives Monday.

The camps would be organised at the high schools of Malkapuram, Kancharapalem, Madhuranagar, Bheemili and Anakapalle.

Interested candidates can register their names with the school headmaster, the commissioner informed.

After the classes every day, examinations would be conducted on the day’s subject, he added. Narayana institutions  would also provide the students with study material, he added.


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