The Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank is conducting drawing and singing competitions for schoolchildren studying in classes 8, 9 and 10 in Hanamkonda town.

The theme for the drawing competition is environment, save water, religious harmony and caring for the girl child while themes for the singing competition include patriotism and devotion.

The Bank is planning these events in the first week of June preferably before the schools reopen.

Bank chairman K. Laskhman Rao in a press release said interested candidates could give their names and other details like name, class, name of the school and the event at the bank either by telephone 9440903909, 9440903915 and 9490157462 or they may come to the bank’s head office at Ramnagar in Hanamkonda.

Depending on the number of nominations received, the events will be conducted class-wise. The last date for applying is June 3.