Port Blair, March 7: Shri. D. N. Singh, Secretary (RD/ Panch)/Education visited Kadamtala, Rangat and Long Island from 2nd to 4th March, 2013. During the visit he interacted with the PRI Members and officials of the RD/Panch and the Education department. He has urged the PRI members and officials to put the fund to optimal use for developmental works and submit proposal for obtaining funds at the earliest as the financial year is on the verge of closure.

The Secretary also advised PRI representatives to diversify their activities in all those areas where devolution has been done. At Kadamtala he inspected the Govt. Sr. Secondary School when board exams were being held.

The Secretary also visited the Primary Health Centre at Long Island and inspected the works of PRI at Sigmandera on water supply. At Baratang he inspected the road work from Police Out Post to Baludera. On his return journey the Govt. Schools at Mile Tilak, Ferrargunj, Tusnabad & Caddlegunj were also inspected.

Port Blair, March 7: The Department of Art and Culture, A&N Administration in collaboration with Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre and South Zone Culture Centre, GoI, is organizing a UT Level Folk Dance and Folk Song Competition on 8th March 2013 at 5.30 p.m at Amphitheatre, Anarkali. 

Nirmala Senior Secondary School, Sur-Saptak-A sangeet Academy, Naveen Cultural Group, Sarmistha Music Centre Group, Baaulmon Group, Mukta Dhara, Kailashpathy Classical Dance Academy and Aditya Natya Academy will take part in the competition.


Port Blair, March. 7: The State Mahila Congress will be observing Mahila Suraksha Diwas tomorrow at 9.30 AM in the premises of Gandhi Bhavan, as a part of International Women's day celebration. The PCC President Kuldeep Rai Sharma will grace the occassion as Chief Guest.

Smti Shanta Lakshman Singh, President, Mahila Congress has requested all the womenfolk of Port Blair city and adjacent areas to participate in this programme and submit their views and demands on Mahila Suraksha.



 Port Blair, March 5: The Department of Social Welfare is organizing a sports meet for women on 6th March, 2013 in the Netaji Stadium, Port Blair and a Rangoli and Flower show arrangement in the Buniyadabad Community Hall, Port Blair on 7th March, 2013 as part of the International Women's Day on 8th March, 2013.

All interested women in the age group 18 years and above who are desirous to participate in the programmes are requested to enroll their names in the Netaji Stadium on 6th March, 2013 at 08.30 am and in the Buniyadabad Community Hall on 7th March, 2013 at 9.30 am.


Port Blair, March 4: The V.V. Giri, National Labour Institute, Noida Sector – 24, U.P. (A Govt. of India, M.O.I & E undertaking body), India’s Prime Labour Training Institute has accepted the nomination of 35 Trade Union Leaders & Activist for training in the course of “Leadership Development Programme” from BMS, A&N Islands. The training will commence from 11th -15th March, 2013. Out of the 35 participants, 15 are ladies.

The unique feature of the course is that journey to–fro, fooding and lodging will be provided by Institute. This is first time in the history of Trade Union of this Islands that such a large number of Trade Union leaders and activist will able to learn the modern technique of trade unionism, which is expected to help develop proletarian.

Port Blair, March 4: TheAnnual General meeting of Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry will be held on Sunday the 24th March 2013 at 11.00 am in the auditorium of DR. B.R. Ambedkar institute of technology, Pahargoan.

Registration of members will start from 10.30 am. The Agenda will include election of new managing committee beside adoption/ passing of annual report, audited report & budget and other issues if any. Members have been requested to attend the meeting in time.

Port Blair, March 4: The training programme on ‘Fast Food, Hotel & Restaurant Management’ under Skill Development Training through Science & Technology (STST) concluded at its valedictory function held in the conference hall of Megapode Resort here this evening. The Principal Secretary & Managing Director ANIIDCO, Shri Jalaj Shrivastava was the chief guest while the Commissioner cum Secretary (Tourism), Smt. Punya Salila Srivastava graced the function as the guest of honour. Sponsored by the Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, GoI New Delhi, the training programme was organized by Andaman & Nicobar Consultancy Centre(ANCON) Port Blair.