Port Blair, Sept. 9: Miss V. K. Mariyam Bibi, Zilla Parishad Member, Bambooflat today discussed about the non-functioning of Canteen at Chatham Jetty with the Chief Port Administrator, PMB. She apprised him about the difficulties faced by the commuters due to the closure of canteen since last 8 months. She also informed that as Chatham Jetty is the major transit point and thousands of passengers commute daily there is a need to make the canteen functional at the earliest.

The CPA informed her that the tender for awarding the canteen was finalized and it will soon become functional after doing some repair works by the APWD.