Jana Vignana Vedika, an ally of All India People’s Science Network, has been promoting scientific thinking for the last quarter century and Kadapa district unit is functioning actively, MLC M. Geyanand said on Sunday.

Membership drive

Speaking after inaugurating Jana Vignana Vedika office at Nagarajupet in Kadapa on Sunday, he lauded its leaders for undertaking membership drive, conducting “Kadapa Pillolla Kathalu” story-writing contest and rendering of Gurazada Appa Rao’s patriotic song in schools with the assistance of Kadapa DEO K. Anjaiah.

Contests

JVV district honorary president Rachapalem Chandrasekhar Reddy said the names of qualifiers in the second round of story-writing contest would be declared shortly.

Mandal Education Officers Association district president K. Nagamuni Reddy, JVV district general secretary A. Raghunatha Reddy, doctors S. Raja Vengal Reddy and Sridhar Reddy and leaders K.V.K. Babu, Daivadatham, Muralikrishna and Srinivasa Raju were present.