Port Blair, Aug 11: The Kesariya Hindu Vahini has expressed their gratitude to the PM Shri Narendra Modi, Cabinet Minister for Communication, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad for officially commencing of CANI-OFC project and connecting Islands with Mainland India with high speed Internet and  bringing in digital revolution in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This will bring in opportunity for employment and will be very beneficial for the travel, agriculture and fisheries sector of Islands, said the Vahini.

Port Blair, Aug. 10: The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration in exercise of the powers conferred under Disaster Management Act 2005 has issued directions vide order No. CS/Sr.PS/05/2020 dated 30th July 2020 which will be applicable in whole of Andaman and Nicobar Islands till 31st August 2020.  

In view of rising number of COVID-19 cases in the A&N Islands, it is deemed necessary that additional restrictions be imposed in areas outside the containment zones.

Accordingly the District Magistrates of South Andaman, N&M Andaman and Nicobar District have ordered the following to remain in force till 18.08.2020.

Health Centres Across South Andaman Badly Affected Due to COVID-19

Port Blair, Aug. 10: As many as 42 doctors under the Directorate of Health Services have been tested positive to Corona Virus. According to a data presented to the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, 0.27 percentage of population of Andaman & Nicobar Islands have been affected due to COVID-19, which is increasing at the rate of 0.02 per cent on an average per day. The number of deaths due to the virus has also been increasing at a rapid pace, with no proper solution to contain the pandemic in the islands.

Connectivity will boost the Opportunities in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands says Prime Minister

Port Blair, Aug. 10: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today launched and dedicated to the nation, the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Andaman & Nicobar Islands to the mainland  through video conferencing. The foundation stone for this project was laid by the PM on 30th December 2018 at Port Blair.

Will BSNL Press ‘That’ Button to Release High Speed Internet for the Islanders?

Port Blair, Aug 10: The people of Andaman & Nicobar Islands have been waiting for days and months for the auspicious occasion when the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi would be launching the Chennai Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Sub Marine Cable Project (CANI-SMCP). The day had finally come when the Prime Minister had agreed to launch the services today.