Hyderabad: Four students of class 12 called on Minister K T Rama Rao and presented a cheque for Rs. 1 lakh towards Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
Vishruth Devireddy and Shreya Goparaju of Chirec Public School; and Rohan Reddy and Shivani Talluri of Oakridge Public School met the minister. They conducted a Halloween Party on October 31, 2019 and collected a sum of Rs 5 lakh towards charity. Of the sum, they donated Rs. 4 lakh to cancer foundation, Impact.
Lauding the initiative of the students, the minister motivated the students to know that there was a big needy world out there which was yearning for voluntary service. He exhorted the students to identify the areas that interest them and explore the needs of society and choose whatever drives them to start working.
Minister KTR asked them to focus on environment. Groups of students should adopt some areas for cleaning, some lakes for clearing water hyacinth and check whether the sewerage treatment plants in their respective communities.
The Government would also inspect to check whether all the STPs were functioning. He said that the cleaning should ensure that the effort should also ensure that mosquito-breeding was also contained.
The students thanked the minister and expressed their desire to take part in the voluntary initiatives and contribute their mite to the society. (INN)