Cell to Coordinate Medical Supplies, Food, Transportation & Evacuation of Stranded Labourers/ Others in any kind of Eventuality During the Pandemic

Port Blair, April 28: The competent authority, A&N Islands has been pleased to constitute a Rescue Cell headed by Secretary (IT) and having Secretary (Personnel) and Secretary (PWD) as the members. The Control Room of the Rescue Cell will be based at the District Office Control Room at South Andaman.

Port Blair, April 28: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma based on grievances received from the public has brought to the notice of the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration that X-Ray machine and Blood testing machine at CHC Rangat are not functioning since past many months and insulin for diabetic patients is also not available since last one month. Similarly, Technician for operation of X-Ray machine at CHC Diglipur is not available, due to which patients are facing hardship for getting treatment. The Member of Parliament requested the Chief Secretary to look into these problems to make availability of the same at the earliest.

IT Department Sets Up Help Desk

Port Blair, April 28: In order to facilitate availability of uninterrupted telecom connectivity during the COVID-19 situation, a help desk has been set up by Department of IT which will start functioning from 09.00 am on 29.04.2021 and shall function 24 x 7. The complaints related to non-availability of telecom connectivity may be submitted to the help desk through (1) email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (2) By calling in land line at Phone No. 03192-259842 or (3) by sending whatsapp message at 03192259842.

Port Blair, April 28: The health teams designated in various vaccination centres spread across the Islands are vaccinating all the beneficiaries above 45+ of age who visit the centres on a daily basis. The vaccination sessions are continuing in more than 88 designated vaccination centres set up in different parts of the Islands towards the fight against Corona virus. 1625 doses of vaccines were administered to the eligible beneficiaries by the health teams today (April, 28), taking the total number of doses of vaccines administered so far to 105823.

Port Blair, April 28: In supersession of DE’s Office Order No. 305 dated 17.02.2021, the Hon’ble Lt. Governor, Andaman & Nicobar Islands is pleased to reschedule the Summer Vacation for the year 2021, in respect of all Government, Private, Aided and Unaided Schools of A & N Islands with effect from 1st May, 2021 (Saturday ) to 29th June, 2021 (Tuesday)  for 60 days. All schools shall re-open on 30th June, 2021 (Wednesday).