Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: Marking the State Bank Day, 54 employees of the bank donated blood on Thursday.

The camp, conducted at the administrative wing at Siripuram, was inaugurated by General Manager (administration) S.V.S. Ram Prasad. A medical team of the Indian Red Cross, led by Ajanta Baruah, conducted the camp. State Bank Officers’ Association deputy general secretary S.N. Sahu and SBI Staff Union deputy general secretary J.P. Sarma participated.

Medical camp

The bank’s port branch conducted a medical camp under the Community Services Banking on Wednesday.

Financial Advisor and Chief Accounts Officer of the Port Trust K.V. Gupta inaugurated the camp. Assistant General Manager, region – 1, D.S.R.K. Saibaba, presided. Retired chief medical officer of HSL K. Muralidhar and retired medical officer of the port trust V.S. Viswanadham and V.V. Nayak and R. Madhuri examined 200 persons at the camp.

Rasta roko

A rasta roko was organised by the city unit of Bharatiya Janata Party in protest against the hike in petrol prices at Jagadamba junction on Thursday.

City president P.V. Narayana Rao, general secretary M. Kanaka Rao, party leaders T. Subbarami Reddy, Challa Mahalakshmi, Palla Lakshmi and P. Srinivasa Rao participated.

Signature campaign

A signature campaign was conducted by AP Medical and Sales Representatives Union seeking rollback of the prices of essential commodities.

FMRAI national secretary Kameswara Rao, APMRSU vice president M. Subrahmanyam, Vizag district unit leaders P. Sudhakar and MVRS Srikanth were among those who participated in the campaign.

Spiritual programme

A three-day ‘sangeeta dhyana yagnam’ will be organised by the Vizag Pyramid Spiritual Society at CMR Function Hall at Venkojipalem from July 5.

Addressing a media conference on Thursday, society president P.V. Reddy Naidu said that the programme would be conducted under the aegis of Brahmarshi Patriji.

The programme would be held from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. on all the three days.

Patriji would enthral the participants with his flute recital.