Republic Day Celebrations at NHPM, Vizag
26 January 2019
Republic Day was celebrated on 26th January 2019 at Natural History Park and Museum, Vizag involving students from Govt. primary school of Chepala Uppada. Sri C.Selvam, Divisional Forest Officer, Visakhapatnam Division, Department of Forest and acting Executive Director NHPM hoisted the national flag on this occasion at NHPM site. After flag hoisting, national anthem was sung by all present at this function. Students and teachers of above school participated in this programme enthusiastically. On this occasion, students were exposed to fossils and explained them various aspects related to fossils. Similarly they were taken around the butterfly park whic h is being developed at NHPM site and were briefed about life cycle of a butterfly, showed different stages of butterflies, their host plants and how to rear butterflies.
A non-formal quiz programme was organised to the students while doing above activities. At the end, pens, snacks, cool drinks and water bottles were distributed among the students. Besides above people, some security personnel from Greyhounds, Dr.S.Jeelani, Scientist-in-residence, KSR Trust and Sri C.Satyanarayana were also present on this occasion.