Port Blair, Dec. 17: In view of the increase in arrival of tourists in the islands and subsequent increase in demand for Govt. ferry tickets for Swaraj Dweep and Shaheed Dweep, the DC South Andaman, Shri. Suneel Anchipaka convened a meeting of all tour operators associations today. After giving a patient hearing to the concerns of the tour operators, the DCSA immediately took the decision to sail an extra ship for Swaraj Dweep Island from 19th December onwards.

Food Safety Commissioner Directs Restaurants to Maintain Highest Level of Hygiene and Sanitation

Port Blair, Dec. 17: The Food Safety Department in continuation of their efforts for ensuring the availability of safe, hygienic and wholesome food to the general public carried out surprise inspections at various Restaurants of South Andaman District. Two teams of Food Safety Officers inspected around 107 restaurants and noticed major and minor violations of the provisions of Food Safety and Standards Act, Rules and Regulations.

Port Blair, Dec. 17: The A&N Administration in collaboration with Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited has launched online payment of Stamp Duty & Printing of e-Stamp Certificate by the Citizens, Legal fraternity and Corporates, which has been already operational in various parts of the Nation. The salient features of Online e-Stamping Module are as follows:-

Port Blair, Dec. 17: The Deputy Commissioner South Andaman, Shri Suneel Anchipaka, IAS alongwith SDM(SA), SDPO, AC (U/T), Airport Director, Nodal Officer COVID, Dy,. Commandant, CISF and airline operators held a meeting at the Veer Savarkar International Airport regarding the enforcement of COVID-19 protocols.

Port Blair, Dec. 17: V. Selvam running a breakfast cum pan shop near STS bus stand, Aberdeen bazaar, is one among the street vendors who has become Atmanirbhar by availing the benefit of PM SVANidhi. Selvam supports a family of 4 members, including a wife and two twin daughters,10 yrs old.