Mega health camp at Tenali on Sunday

Mega health camp at Tenali on Sunday
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A series of social welfare activities are being organised by the North America Telugu Society (NATS) in the city this weekend. “The day’s events will include NATS awards, free medical camps, events as part of Swachh Bharat and many more,” informed NATS chairman K Madhu.

A series of social welfare activities are being organised by the North America Telugu Society (NATS) in the city this weekend. “The day’s events will include NATS awards, free medical camps, events as part of Swachh Bharat and many more,” informed NATS chairman K Madhu.

Madhu on Friday, along with NATS founder president Ravi Madala, said that the organisation decided to conduct several programmes for the benefit of the society and empowerment of the poor. “A mega health camp would be organised at Tenali today where more than a hundred doctors would examine patients at the camp. Free medical tests would be conducted and medicines worth Rs 1 crore would be distributed to patients free of cost,” he said.

“A programme titled America Telugu Sambaralu will be organised with the active participation of Telugu people at Los Angeles from July 2. Puppet and folk art shows will be organised to encourage artistes and uphold the rich Telugu culture and heritage. NATS, in association with Surabhi Theatre Group, will hold dramas during the festivities. It is also planning to organise an Inter-Collegiate Cricket Championship to encourage budding talent,” Madhu said.

As part of its social welfare activities, NATS set up water purification plants at several villages in Srikakulam district. It donated more than Rs 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund towards the victims of Hudhud cyclone in the coastal Andhra. More than one lakh saplings were planted in Visakhapatnam as part of its afforestation programme. NATS vice-chairman B Srirama Chandra Murthy and other members were present.

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