Port Blair, Sept. 23: The Chinmaya Mission Port Blair will be organsing week long Shri Bhagwat Mahapuran Saptah from October 3 to October 10, 2020 at Mission Auditorium. The Katha will be held every day from 5 pm to 8 pm. Resident Acharya of the Port Blair Mission swami Shuddhananda Saraswati will conduct the programme. The devotees have been requested to wear the Mask and follow the social distancing at the venue Mission auditorium. The transportation after the katha i.e. 8 pm will be arranged by the Mission.

It gives me immense pleasure to share my thoughts on the World Pharmacist Day been observed on 25th September every year. This year being a very important and crucial for the entire Health sector due to the Covid pandemic and I am proud that Pharmacist have emerged as frontline Warriors against Corona. Rightly said by Honble PM Narendra Modiji that India has emerged as the Pharmacy of world and being Pharmacist, we are the custodian of Pharmacy.

Port Blair, Sept. 22: The District Administration shall henceforth publish the seat numbers of passengers who arrive from mainland through flights and are tested COVID positive. The given information would be helpful to the accompanying passengers of the same flight for taking necessary precautions and strict self-isolation measures to contain the spread of the infection.

Port Blair, Sept. 22: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has urged the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi to consider for regularisation of the services of ASHA and Anganwadi workers through an enactment of a comprehensive regulation to bring them at par with other regular employees of the Government with all benefits such as wages, insurance, leave, pension etc.

Port Blair, Sept. 22: The Deputy Commissioner South Andaman, Shri Suneel Anchipaka along with SDM (SA) and the AC (U/T) visited three Child Care Institutions (CCIs) viz. Balika Niketan at Attam Pahar, Capstone at Bird Line and Darusallam Yatim Khana at Goalghar to inspect the COVID-19 preparedness in the CCIs. The CCIs come under the perview of District Child Protection Unit (DCPU), South Andaman District.