Andhra Pradesh’s tribal students have set a new trend by reaching the Asian Book of Records and the Indian Book of Records.
Female students of Class 8 and Class 9 of the AP Tribal Welfare Residential School, Alur in Kurnool, run by the Andhra Pradesh Tribal Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society (APTWREIS), showed their skills in front of the representatives of Asia Book of Records and India Book of Records that recognized records and issued certificates to students.
They reached 11 records in total: two Asia Book of Records and nine India Book of Records. The students who achieved the achievement were T. Anu Vaishnavi, Gayatri Bai, Manju, B. Vijaya Lakshmi, M. Yuva Rani, G. Sujatha, and YK Sridevi.
They have set records in various categories. Four ninth-class girls, Anu Vyshnavi Devi, Roja Bai, Gayatri Bai and Manjula have drawn 205 countries on the world map in 1 minute and 15 seconds.
The same four girls pointed and recited the names of those 205 countries in 1 minute and 15 seconds.
These records are set for the first time in the world. The India Record Book and the Asia Record Book recorded these two records.
Meanwhile, class 9 student T Anu Vyshnavi Devi recited the names of all the countries on the continent in 1 minute and 20 seconds.
Vijayalakshmi of Class 9 has recited the names of the capitals of all the states and territories of the union in 14.22 seconds.
Another student from class 9, Yuvarani, recited the names of all the chemical elements on the periodic table in 16.20 seconds.
Yerukala Sridevi, 8th class has recited 60 number cubes in 1 minute. All of the girls have broken previously existing records on India Book of Records.
Alur APTWR school principal KS Sai Kishore trained the students, all of whom come from modest families.
The AP Commissioner of School Education, Vadrevu Chinna Veerabhadrudu, has encouraged and sponsored the program. The AP Tribal Welfare Society of Residential Educational Institutions supported the program.