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 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.

Port Blair, July 10: To facilitate house wives, the Indira Gandhi National Open University provides health education related courses, namely, Certificate in Food and Nutrition (CFN), Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care (CNCC) and Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (DNHE).




  • MV Chowra will sail for Car Nicobar via Little Andaman on 10.07.2020 (Fri) at 0700 Hrs from Haddo Wharf and will sail for Port Blair on 11.07.2020 (Sat) at 1500 Hrs from Car Nicobar via same route.

Port Blair, July 9: The Indira Gandhi national Open University offers nursing course titled ‘Bridge Programme of Certificate in Community Health for Nurses (BPCCHN)’ of six months duration through a Programme Study Centre at Department of Community Medicine, ANIIMS, Port Blair. Every batch consisting of 30 students studying the course with stipen, for six month period. So far, 60 students have been admitted and 57 students have been placed in the health department of A & N Administration. For next batch, the admission is now open upto 31st July 2020. The interested applicants may contact Prof. G. Jahnavi, Programme In-charge, PSC-0212P, Department of Community Medicine, ANIIMS at email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

It is brought to the notice of the general consumers and government departments that power supply will remain suspended at the following area on 11.07.2020 (Saturday) from 0800 Hrs. to 1400 Hrs. in connection with repairing of pipe line by PBMC and High Tension underground power cable by Electricity Department at VIP Road and Lamba Line.

11.07.2020 (Saturday) 0800 Hrs.- 1400 Hrs.: VIP Road, part of Junglighat Lamba Line upto Raksha Vihar, Airport and Dairy Farm junction.

Further, power supply will also remain affected in the following area on 11.07.2020 as per schedule given below due to urgent breakdown maintenance of HT Sub-Station Structure, Insulators and Airbreakers swtich near Phoenix Bay Power House complex.

11.07.2020 (Saturday) 0730 Hrs.- 1000 Hrs.: Part of Junglighat, Vijay Baugh,  Dairy Farm complete, BSNL Telephone Exchange, Prem Nagar, Goalghar, Carmel School area, KV-I area,  Murdakhari area, Part of Gurudwara Lane, Bengali Club, Biggi Lane, Anthropological Museum, Middle Point, Link Road, VIP Road, Police Line, part of Junglighat, Dairy Farm Junction, CPWD Complex, Lamba Line, Ranchi Tekery, School Line complete & part of Minnie Bay, Light House, Phoenix Bay, Fisheries Jetty area, Anarkali, Delanipur, Quarry Hill, Phongy Kyaung, Foreshore Road, Megapode, Teal House, Horticulture Road, Rajasthan Mandir, ALWH Colony, Hawaghar Jn., Dudh Line, Nayagaon, Bargat Line, GPRA Colony & Carbyn’s Jn., Shadipur, South Point, Mazaar Pahad, Machi Line, RGT Road, Govt. Press and JNRM College.

1000 Hrs. - 1400 Hrs.: Vidhyut Bhawan, Electricity HQ Office, PBMC Auditorium, APWD CE Office, Secretariat, Court Complex, PAO, Raj Niwas, Gandhi Park, STS Workshop, BSNL Bhawan, Model School Area, Fire Brigade, ANIIDCO Bhawan area, Girls School, CCS Aberdeen Bazaar area, Supply Line complete, Netaji Stadium area, Electricity Bazaar site office, Jama Masjid, Netaji Club and part of Gurudwara Lane, Mohanpura, Babu Lane, Aberdeen Bazaar from Ratnam Market to Taxi Stand, Aberdeen Thana & part of Gurudwara Lane, Shristy Nagar, Atlanta Point, Cellular Jail, G.B.Pant, Police HQ, Marina Park, Aberdeen Bazaar site office area, Marine Hill, Dugnabad complete, Round Basti & Netaji Club area.

The above mentioned schedule is tentative. If the work completes earlier the line will be charged accordingly.

Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament and President, Pradesh Congress Committee, Andaman & Nicobar Islands along with all senior leaders of PCC and its frontal organizations have deeply mourned the sudden demise of  Murasoli Maran, age 40 years, Ex- Up Pradhan of Chouldhari Gram Panchayat S/o V. Allgu Swamy R/o Port Mourt, Chouldari village who passed away on 08.07.2020 and prayed to Almighty to give eternal peace to the departed soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.