MLA of Vijayawada West Vellampalli Srinivas on Thursday said incorporating modern techniques in classroom teaching was essential to help students withstand the cut-throat competition.

Speaking after inaugurating a newly set up digital classrooms in the ground floor of the Cloth Merchants’ Association English Medium School run by Vastralatha Association in Brahmin Street of One Town area, Mr. Srinivas said it was heartening to see that a school, established 33 years ago, was well equipped to give a tough competition to the corporate educational institutions.

School president V. Ramachandra Rao said besides providing digital classrooms to students from this academic year, it had also set up an additional computer lab. Secretary and correspondent P.G. Venkata Ramesh said the management had been providing quality education to students for nominal fee. He said the school had achieved 100 per cent pass percentage in the recent 10th class examination.

Krishnaveni Cloth Merchants’ Association president B. Venkata Narasimha Rao, Vastralatha president Chintalapudi Raghuram, and leaders K. Lakshmi Narayana and K. Basavaraju were present.