Port Blair, July 14: Due to growing transportation and congestion on road, the unexpected accidents are on higher side.  Drivers are to be trained to handle such exigencies, at critical situation, with confidence.

It is brought to the notice of the general consumers and government departments that power supply will remain suspended at the following area on 15.07.2020 (Wednesday) as per schedule given below in connection with urgent breakdown maintenance of transmission and distribution system.

Port Blair, July 14: In the series ‘Fight Against Corona’, All India Radio Port Blair will broadcast a LIVE phone-in programme on the topic, "MHA guidelines and its implementation in these Islands". This programme will be broadcast on 15.07.2020 (Wednesday) from 0715 hrs to 0755 hrs. Deputy Commissioner (SA) Shri. Abhishek Dev, IAS will be the expert in the Studio answering the queries of the listeners on the said topic.



  • MV Chuglum will sail for Campbell Bay via Little Andaman, Car Nicobar, Chowra, Teressa, Katchal & Nancowry on 22.07.2020 (Wed) at 1700 Hrs from Haddo Wharf. The vessel will sail back to Port Blair immediately after discharging/loading of Cargo at respective ports. Booking of cargo for the above sailing will commence from 15.07.2020 (Wed) onwards at Commercial Wing of DSS. All the consigners are advised to book actual quantity of cargo to be transshipped, as no excess cargo will be allowed.

Port Blair, July 12: The Value Addition qualifications increase the job opportunities for under-employed or unemployed persons.  Similarly, the Certificate in GST course offered by Indira Gandhi National Open University increased the job opportunities for Commerce students. The simultaneous study of GST, during B.Com or M.Com course, improves the employability status in job market. A six months Certificate Course on GST adds value to commerce qualifications.  Tax consultants now require more and more GST trained manpower. Interested applicants may contact IGNOU Regional Centre Port Blair Office on 03192-242888, 230111 or mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Port Blair, July 13: The school children's home work problems gives good challenge to parents rather the students. To manage the growing educational challenges, the Indira Gandhi National Open University offers Certificate in Teaching of Primary School Mathematics (CTPM) of 6-months duration.  It aims to refresh about children's learning processes in the context of mathematics learning. Also expose teaching mathematical concepts, processes and skills. Interested young parents may contact the IGNOU-RC-Port Blair on 03192-242888, 230111 (or) mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (or) log on www.ignou.ac.in.

Port Blair, July 10: On 09th July, 2020, few more youths joined hands with BJP in presence of the Shri. Vishal Jolly, former State President- BJP, A & N Islands and other senior party leaders.