Rajiv Vidya Mission and the district unit of Jana Vignana Vedika on Thursday night organised an awareness programme for 236 students of classes six, seven and eight of Kasturba schools to inculcate scientific temper among them. It was also intended to remove superstitions from the mind of students, who hail mostly from rural areas.
Collector N. Mukteswara Rao and his family members attended.
Additional JC Neelakantam, RVM Project Officer Babu Bukhya, JVV leaders N. Venkat Ramana Reddy, Jagadish, Ramesh, B.N.Reddy were among those present.
Dr. Sucharita, gynaecologist, gave a lecture for the benefit of students.
Students felt that such lessons should form part of the curriculum.