Port Blair, Sept. 25: The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Keshav Chandra, IAS arrived at Swaraj Dweep today morning on a one-day visit. Upon arrival, he was accorded a warm welcome at Swaraj Dweep Helipad by the Heads of Department, Pradhan, Govind Nagar, Shri Ajit Kumar Roy, Pradhan, Shyamnagar, Shri Alok Mirdha, Zilla Parishad Member, Shri Apurba Roy and PRI members. The Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Shri Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, Secretary (IP&T), Shri Hari Kallikkat, IAS, Secretary-cum-Director (Transport), Shri Vishwendra, were also present.

Port Blair, Sept. 25: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma on Friday met the Secretary Education and placed four crucial demands before her relating to the welfare of students.

The Member of Parliament demanded for starting a second shift in JNRM from the 2022-2023 session, so that the maximum number of students can get admission in degree programmes and study in their dream subjects in these Islands for their better future.

Port Blair, Sept. 25: As part of the All India Campaign by the CPI (M) on “the Increasing Assaults of the BJP Central Government on people’s livelihood”, the Diglipur Area Committee of the CPI (M) conducted a mass demonstration in front of the office of Assistant Commissioner, Mayabunder on 23rd Sept. 2022.  Party leaders and workers from different parts of Diglipur participated in the programme. The demands raised in the mass demonstration were (1) withdraw GST on food articles (2) restore subsidy on gas cylinders (3) Abolish Central government cess/surcharge on petroleum products (4) Fill up all the vacant posts in various government departments, etc.  

Port Blair, Sept. 25: Shri Vishal Jolly National Executive Member BJP & Former State President BJP had demanded granting of two (2) years age relaxation for all Group-B non-gazetted posts for which the recruitment through direct recruitment would be held, especially for the posts of Junior Engineers under Andaman Public Works Department in a letter addressed to Hon’ble Lt. Governor, ANI and Chief Secretary, A&N Administration.

Port Blair, Sept. 25: In a small event, Port Blair Guru Ki Rasoi in association with Coast Guard Wives Welfare Association (Tatrakshika) distributed Health & Ration kits to 15 Single Mothers.