A week-long coaching camp of the JNTU-Kakinada boxing men's team began at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation Stadium here on Monday under the watchful eyes of coach K.V.S. Krishna.

The five-member team is taking part in the all India inter-university tournament to be held at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, from February 29 to March 7.

The camp is organised by Ibrahimpatnam-based RK College of Engineering and it is providing free boarding and lodging to the boxers for one week. The camp was inaugurated by college chairman M.M. Kondaiah.