Port Blair, July 9: As announced earlier, the Tourism Department is organizing ‘Monsoon Tourism Festival-2024’ with the theme #rhythmoftherains in collaboration with all line Departments and leading Tourism stakeholders of A & N Islands from 12th to 14th July, 2024, with the aim of promoting 'Andamans' as a round the year tourist destination. Certain beach sports have been planned for entertainment of visiting tourists & Islanders as given below:

1) Tug of War for men & women (open to all ) 13.07.2024 & 14.07.2024: Rs. 7,000/-Winner team, Rs. 5,000/-Runner team

2) Beach Volleyball knock out tournament for men & women (open to all ) 13.07.2024 & 14.07.2024: Rs. 7,000/-Winner team, Rs. 5,000/-Runner team           

Interested participants can enroll/register their team from 11th to 12th July, 2024 with Shri Siva Prasad, Receptionist, Mob. No. 9679518214/ Shri Emlus Lakra, Receptionist, Mob. No. 9474200066, Directorate of IP&T.

Competitions will also be held for Watersports activities like- Kayaking and Jet Ski on 14.07.2024 and other beach sports like- Treasure hunt, Frisbee Golf, etc. For registration of the same, one may contact Shri Jothi Rajan, President Andaman Sea Adventure Association. The winners and runners will be awarded suitably.

As we celebrate the beauty of monsoon season, the Tourism Department appeals to all visitors to dispose of their waste responsibly. Use the provided trash bins and avoid littering to keep our surroundings clean and safe. Challans will be issued to anyone found littering (Rs. 500/-). Enjoy the festival and let's work together to preserve the beaches natural beauty.