Port Blair, April 25: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration to make necessary arrangements to bring all teachers to Port Blair/place of residence after Summer Vacation commences by providing special ships and buses.

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, the MP said that the Summer Vacation is going to start from 2nd May 2022 in the Islands. During the COVID-19 pandemic the teachers’ community worked really hard in various parts of the Islands and in some cases during summer vacations 2020 and 2021 a large number of teachers could not leave their respective station and worked with concerned District Administration in COVID-19 duty.

A large number of teachers were also placed in door to door survey, surveillance duty, control room duty etc. during summer vacation. Now when COVID-19 cases are under control, after two long years, this year, these hard working teachers of Andaman & Nicobar Islands are hoping to avail the Summer Vacation and visit Mainland India with family for tour, treatment, admission of their kids and other purposes.

A large number of teachers are serving people in various remote islands of this Union Territory, the MP explained requesting the Chief Secretary to make necessary arrangements to bring all teachers to Port Blair after 2nd May 2022.