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100 children in NGO home evacuated as Krishna waters rise in Vijayawada


With the water level in the Krishna rising, about 100 children staying in the SKCV Trust NGO home on the river bund at Bhavanipuram in Vijayawada were shifted to a safe place.

Collector A. Md. Imtiaz visited Bhavanipuram, Punnami ghat and other areas and directed officials to shift the people staying on the bund. Flood water entered some structures near the river.

“We shifted about 100 children, including 32 students studying in National Child Labour Project (NCLP) School, to other homes,” said SKCV Trust Chairman Sridhar Reddy.

NCLP Project Director D. Anjaneya Reddy said that the students were shifted to ...


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