ANI Administration Selects Ferrargunj Block as the Rurban Centre

Port Blair, Aug 23: The Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM) is an attempt to make the rural areas socially, economically and physically sustainable regions. The Mission strives to strengthen rural areas by providing economic, social and infrastructure amenities.

Port Blair, Aug. 21: The scariest situation for the aboriginal tribes of the Andaman Islands has turned into a reality, with as many as six members of Great Andamanese tribe testing positive to COVID-19.

Port Blair, Aug 21: The Andaman Mopla Service Organization (AMSO) has congratulated Shri Suneel Anchipaka, IAS on taking over as the Deputy Commissioner of the South Andaman District. The assumption of charges during this crucial pandemic period and uncontrolled explosion of COVID cases in the district is seen with great hope and expectation by the Islanders. 

Port Blair, Aug 21: Bharatiya Janata Party led by its State President Shri Ajoy Baiargi today requested the Deputy Commissioner (South Andaman), Andaman & Nicobar Administration to allow devotees to visit temple along with extended visiting time on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi on 22nd August 2020, as the mentioned date happened to be Saturday, which under present conditions is a day of total lockdown. He further states that The Temple Management will be responsible for following/adherence to all social distancing norms and protective measures of COVID19.

Port Blair, Aug 21: Ganesh Puja is very much important for Hindu community. In Andaman and Nicobar Island due to the COVID 19, the islanders could not celebrate Ramnavami, Janmastmi, Lohri and Holi. Recently, A&N Administration issued an order vide bearing No. 919 dated 20-08-2020 from Deputy Commissioner (SA), Deputy Commissioner South Andaman, where it's mentioned that the movement of Pandits alone from home to temple and back is allowed by the Administration between 06.00 am to 09.00 am, immersion of idols and processions shall not be allowed. The MH&FW Bide Z 28015/19/2020-EMR (POT.) dated 04-June-2020 follows.