Mr. Praveen Kumar Yalala, National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteer from University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been selected for West Zone NSS Pre-Republic Day Parade Camp-2014 to be held at National Academy of Construction in Rajahmundry from 12th to 21st October, 2014.

The NSS Coordinator of UoH, Dr. Vasanta Srinivasa Rao said that Mr. Praveen is the only one from the University who got selected for the camp out of 210 participants from the states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Daman & Diu and Dadra Nagar Haveli. Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, Vice-Chancellor, UoH congratulated both the NSS Coordinator and Mr. Praveen for representing the UoH at the national level camp.

The ten-day camp will see the volunteers undertake different activities such as kit layout, parade, intellectual sessions, cultural programmes and so on. Specially trained up Army personnel will be involved to train the volunteers on march-past. Skilled resource persons on different life skills will also be involved to train these volunteers during their stay in the camp.

The training is being organized by the NSS Regional Centre of Government of India under the supervision of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports. The selected NSS volunteers from the camp will have to participate in Republic Day parade to be held in New Delhi in the month of January, 2015.