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Colonel Shaji John, Guntur Group Commander
Guntur Group NCC is located at
(a) Group HQ -
(b) 22 (A) Bn NCC - Tenali, Guntur District
(c) 23 (A) Bn NCC - Chirala, Prakasam Dist
(d) 24 (A) Bn NCC - Nellore
(e) 25 (A) Bn NCC -
(f) 34 (A) Bn NCC - Ongole, Prakasam Dist
(g) 10 (A) Girls Bn NCC -
(h) 10 (A) Naval Unit NCC - Nellore
(j) 1 (A) Engr Coy NCC -
(k) 2 (A) Armd Sqn NCC -
(l) 2 (A) EME Coy NCC - Nellore
The Group was raised in 1964 with only few bns. Many new bns/units were raised, disbanded, relocated and re-orbatted before arriving at the present setup.
Group Commanders NCC Group,
Rank & Name
|21.||Col Narendra Babu K S||ARTY||19 - 03 - 2012||31-05-2015|
|Col B Harikrishna Naidu|
01 - 06 - 2015
NCC Gp HQ, Guntur is posted with the following Staff
Administrative Officer (AO). Presently, Lt Col VV Srinivas is posted as the AO.
Training Officer (TO). Presently, Lt Col DB Charles is posted as the TO.
Asst Director (AD). Presently, Sri D Srinivasulu is posted as the AD.
STATE GOVT STAFF :
Superintendent 'A'. - Mrs Siva Kumari
Superintendent 'B' - Mrs Yesoda Lakshmi
Senior Assistant (Adm) - Mr Anil Kumar
Senior Assistant (P & C) - Mr Mastan Rao
Senior Assistant (Trg) - Miss Sujatha
Senior Assistant (Accounts) - Mr Srinivasa Rao
Junior Assistant (Establishment) - Mrs Lakshmi
Junior Assistant (Perss Asst & Despatch) - Mr Durga Vijay
Junior Assistant (Accounts Asst) - Mr B Ramu Naik
Driver - Mr J Yedukondalu
Office Subordinate - Mrs Suseela
Chowkidar - Mr Rambabu
Sweeper - Mr Venkateswarlu
CANTEEN & MESS ACCOUNT STAFF :
URC Clerk - Mr Murali
URC Clerk(ADLRS) - Mr Md Jani
Offrs Mess Clerk - Mrs Neelima
There are several opinions with regard to the meaning and origin of the word Guntur. The word Guntur owes its origin to words like Gundu (a rock), Gunta (a pond) and kunta (1/3 of an area). In Sankrit Guntur is called Garthapuri (Guntlapuri).
Guntur, the headquarters of the Guntur District, is one of the oldest muncipalites in the south having been constituted in 1866 A.D. Guntur district is the second most thickly populated district with 40,85,904(1991) in A.P. after East Godavari District 45,41,300(1991). 75% of the people of this district depend upon agriculture. This is the birth place of many great people of different walks of life, Viz: Tenali Ramakrishna, Tanguturi Prakasam, Vavilala Gopala Krishnaiah, Parvathaneni Veerayya Chowdary, N.G. Ranga and Kasu Brahmananda Reddy.
There are four Parliamentary and 19 State Assembly Constituencies in Guntur District. There are 12 municipalities, 57 Mandals, 12 Towns, 692 Grama Panchayats and 2,679 Primary Schools in this District.
Guntur is an important commercial city and has several tobacco curing barns, cold storage units for Cilli, rice-mills, cotton ginning mills and oil mills etc.
There are many places fo worth seeing in Guntur District such as Amaravathi, Manasa Sarovaram near Guntur, Ethipothala Falls, Mangalagiri, Nagarjun Konda, Nagarjuna Sagar, Srisailam Sanctuary and kotappakonda. Nagarjuna Konda is situated 24 Kms. Away from Nagarjuna Sagar Dam. Nagarjuna Konda has a famous museum on the top of the hill which is the first of its kind in the World. Nagarjuna Sagar, named after the Buddhist saint Acharya Nagarjuna dam, the worldâ€™s largest masonry dam is another attraction. Nagarjuna Sagar, Srisailam Sanctuary spread over 3,560 sq.kms. is the largest tiger reserve in India. Forest lands extend to 8563.77 kms. This can be divided into 3 categories : 1. On the plains 2. Fire wood forests 3. Forests in low scopes. The coastline is 43 kms. Fishing industry is popular. Nidubrolu, Bapatla and Nandivelugu are centers of fish breeding.
There are four rivers Krishna, Naguleru, Gundla Kamma and Chandravanka which support the agricultural needs of the crops of Paddy, Cotton, Chillies, Tobacco, Turmeric, Blackgrams, Greengrams and Maize. The main industries of this district are Cement, Poultry, Gunny Bags, Fertilizers, Ginning mills and Spinning mills.
Educationally it is one of the most advanced districts in A.P. Since the beginning of Buddhist epoch, Guntur stood first in the matters of education. Buddhists established universities in ancient times at Dhanyakataka and Nagarjuna Konda. At present with many educational institutions Guntur leads the other Andhra Districts in the matters of education. The literacy rate of this district is 62.5%. Nagarjuna University was established for Krishna, Prakasam and Guntur districts at Guntur. It was elevated to University status from Postgraduate level. Guntur has one of the biggest Bus Stations which not only connect almost all the major cities of A.P. but also the Capitals of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.