VIJAYAWADA: The 72nd Republic Day parade on the IGMC Stadium in (*14*) on Tuesday noticed smaller marching contingents, fewer company and restricted viewers, owing to the Covid-19 restrictions. Unlike the earlier 12 months’s occasion, the contingents of NCC cadets, Scouts and Guides, Red Cross, and kids with particular wants had been lacking. Even the participation of the Armed forces was restricted to a single group. There had been no visitor contingents from the neighbouring states, which has been in follow for lengthy.
However, when the uniformed personnel from the Army and Andhra Pradesh Special Police marched previous the saluting company, it roused a patriotic feeling amongst these witnessing the parade. The Indian Army contingent bagged the primary prize; sixteenth APSP Battalion stationed at Visakhapatnam and Scotland Bagpipers Band of APSWREIS gained the second and third.The parade of 14 tableaux had been the cynosure of all eyes because it encapsulated the event and welfare initiatives of the state authorities in an attractive method.
The tableau with the theme Navaratnalu-Pedalandiri Indulu by the housing division was adjudged the perfect, after which these of the agriculture, and girls and welfare departments. The housing division’s tableau was embellished as PMY-YSR Jagananna Nagar, and each TIDCO and unbiased home fashions had been displayed.
The agriculture division’s tableau, which bagged the second place, was modeled after Rythu Bharos Kendras, that are slowly rising as one-stop answer for farmers. From procurement to advertising and marketing their produce, all that the farmers have to do is method the RBKs. A complete of 10,641 RBKs have been arrange, that are being developed to behave as procurement centres, warehouses, agri-labs and first processing centres.
The girls and youngster welfare division’s mannequin showcased anganwadis, now upgraded to YSR Pre-primary Schools, as its theme. In the state, all of the 55,607 anganwadi centres are being upgraded for the all-round growth of youngsters. These centres will now train PP1, PP2 and pre-first lessons in English as per the New Education Policy. Moreover, they double as vitamin complement centres for pregnant girls, and infants.
The animal husbandry division adopted Jagnanna Pala Veluva–distribution of cattle and sheep to girls for his or her financial empowerment as its theme for his or her tableau; the well being division in affiliation with different departments themed its mannequin on YSR Aarogyasri Health Trust, YSR Village Clinics and Covid vaccination drive. Other fashions had been themed after village secretariats, revamping of colleges beneath Nadu-Nedu, social welfare pension distribution throughout Covid-19 pandemic, land resurvey, industrial development, growing forest cowl and tourism promotion.
Tableaux showcase welfare initiatives
The Indian Army contingent bagged the primary prize; sixteenth APSP Battalion stationed at Visakhapatnam and Scotland Bagpipers Band of APSWREIS gained the second and third spots. The tableau with the theme Navaratnalu-Pedalandiri Indulu by the housing division was adjudged the perfect. The well being dept themed its mannequin on Aarogyasri, Village Clinics and Covid vaccination drive