GUNTUR: The students of SRM University-AP have given a helping hand to many destitute families suffering from hunger due to the lockdown caused by coronavirus. The students visited the villages near their hometowns and distributed essential supplies to the impoverished. With the cooperation of the supervisors and friends, many villages were given respite by the students.
The sudents and their friends visited the villages of Pendurru, Bantumilli in Krishna district and distributed supplies to 50 households. In the kits, 5kg of vegetables, 10 kg of rice, and sugar were given to the families living in the fields. In addition, vegetables were distributed to 20 families in the villages of Gayapadu, Urivi, and Reddipalem in Pedana Zone. Another student, D. Lenin Babu, distributed vegetables, rice, and condiments in the Kakumanu, Bramhana Koduru, Nedubrolu, and Ponuuru villages in Guntur district. He also visited ICDS centers and distributed books to children dwelling in Mandal Tahsildar Venkateswarao and SI Sundararajan.
Dr. P Sathyanarayanan, President of the SRM University-AP. Prof. D. Narayana Rao, Pro Vice-Chancellor, appreciated the students for empathically helping the poor with the perspective of alleviating their dismal situation.