Port Blair, Feb 22: An Awareness Program on Alcoholism and Drug Addiction was organized by Humane Touch on 21st February 2021, 6:30 pm at Brindaban Panchayat.

Speaking in the occasion, P Mujeeb Rehman, President Humane Touch said that the organization will continuously work at grassroots educating the villagers about the ill-effects of alcohol and also make an action plan to weed out this scourge from the area.

Port Blair, Feb 22: The final match of the Smash Cup Night Volleyball Tournament was played between Seva Bharat (NGO) V/s YBC Dairy Farm at Delanipur school ground 20th Feb 2021 at 06:30 pm. The match was won by Seva Bharat (NGO) on. Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), Andaman and Nicobar Constituency was chief guest on the occasion. The tournament was organized by the youths of Phoenix Bay, Anarkali and Delanipur to promote sports in these Islands and to spread the message of the importance of fitness among youths.

Port Blair, Feb 22: Andaman Sangeet Academy (ASA) Junglighat, Port Blair celebrated the “23rd International Mother Language Day” on 21st February 2021 Sunday. The programme has been arranged Kusumkamini Awas, Garacharma, Port Blair at 5.30pm. Shri Tapas Kumar Das, President of Academy was the Chief Guest and Shri S. K. Singh, Retired Principal, Education Department, A&N Administration, Port Blair was chief speaker in this cultural programme.

Port Blair, Feb 22: Arpan Music Academy (AMA), Dollygunj, Port Blair celebrated the 23rd International Mother Language Day on 21st February 2021, Sunday. Shri Ravinder Rao, M.D. (Retd.) ANSCB was the chief guest on the occasion.

Port Blair, Feb 22: The School of Inter- Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a new programme- M.Sc. in Environmental Science (MSCENV). The main objective of the programme is to emphasize the relevance of the usefulness  of environmental science from application perspective, to equip the learners with knowledge and understanding of the physical, chemical and biological processes of the environment, to expose the learners with theoretical principles involved in air-water and soil pollution and monitoring systems, to emphasize the principle and practices involved in sustainable natural resources management and environmental management and to impart knowledge and understanding  in impact assessment, environmental audit and laws.