ANDHRA PRADESH

Around the City

Meet on Right to Information Act

The Hyderabad Action Group, comprising NGOs and social activists, is organising a meeting on Right to Information Act here on October 1.

Issues like what constituted information, how to apply for it and ways of using the RTI Act by civil society groups, will be discussed. Resident welfare associations and community-based organisations can attend and take the advantage of the Act in exposing corruption in civic infrastructure works in their localities, according to a press release.

Health camp for senior citizens

Amrutha Nature Cure Hospital at Mehdipatnam will conduct a health camp for senior citizens to mark the World Elders' Day (October 1). The camp, aimed at creating awareness about common health problems like blood pressure, diabetes, heart attack, sleeplessness, paralysis, kidney problems, joint pains, indigestion, gastric troubles, chronic skin problems and stress, will be conducted from October 1 to 10.

Those interested can get details over the phone No. 23513988 or 9848282063.

Elected to exhibition society panel

The annual general body meeting of the exhibition society has elected Home Minister K. Jana Reddy president of its managing committee.

The other office-bearers of the committee are: Ashfaq Hyder (vice-president), V. Veerender (honorary secretary), Anil Swaroop Mishra (honorary joint secretary) and Shankar Rao Bawgiker (honorary treasurer).

Award for hotel

Hotel Green Park has bagged the `Best Four Star Hotel' award. The award was given away by Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy to the vice-president (operations), Green Park, K.V. Madhu Nair at a function organised by the Tourism Department on Wednesday.

Mr. Madhu Nair said that Green Park won the award for the third consecutive year.

Team visits sites for water project

The technical committee of rain water harvesting programme has visited different sites for the proposed pilot project by the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board. The team surveyed the 19-acre area of ASCI and five borewells and favoured it for setting up the pilot project to improve the groundwater potential.

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