Port Blair, Jan 25: A delegation of Tribal Council of Car Nicobar led by its Chairman, Shri Lionald Nicomed and joined by Shri John Levi, Deputy Vice Chairman, Shri Mohd. Amin Moosa and Shri L. Davidson, Executive Member met Shri Amit Shah, Union Home and Cooperation Minister on 23rd Jan 2023. The tribal leaders highlighted several issues of the Island. Some important issues like Sea and Air connectivity, Job reservation for ST, Opening up of Central or Sainik School, Implementation of Price Support Scheme, Relaxation of DG Shipping order for Cargo Vessels of over 25 years and waiving of old loan of all 15 Primary Society and the Apex Society.

The tribal leaders expressed heartfelt gratitude to Shri Amit Shah for his ever sympathetic approach and patient hearing to the issues raised by the Tribal leaders. The Minister assured positively to look into all issues to provide relief to the residents of Car Nicobar. Under his dynamic leadership the tribal leaders see a ray of hope and future prosperity of the Island. The leaders also invited Shri Amit Shah to visit the Island to which the Minister assired that soon he will visit the island.