Port Blair, Aug 5: The Chennai-Andaman and Nicobar Islands Submarine Cable System (CANI-SMCP) is scheduled to be inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on 10th of August 2020. The project aims at providing better communication and internet connectivity to the entire Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

In order to exide/ utilize the submarine bandwidth at Swaraj Dweep, Little Andaman and Rangat, North & Middle Andaman, the BSNL requires urgent transportation of men and materials between the locations on priority, said Murali Krishna, Chief General Manager, A&N Telecom Circle today.

The CGM has also sought cooperation from the Andaman authorities to grant necessary permission on priority for movement of BSNL Officers, staffs and vehicles transporting BSNL men and materials, equipment to Swaraj Dweep, Long Island, Rangat, North & Middle Andaman and Little Andaman.

BSNL, A&N Telecom Circle will be commissioning the CANI System and also providing quality telecom services all across the length and breadth of A&N Islands in order to smoothly conduct the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s function, said the CGM to the authorities.