Port Blair, Dec. 3: A delegation of Andhra Association, Port Blair today met the Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM at Raj Niwas and raised vital issues such as construction of Andaman House, Transit accommodation for ship passengers, ticketing counter and opening of tourist information centre at Vizag as existed in Chennai and Kolkata.

After hearing the delegation, the Lt Governor directed DSS to transfer the land to APWD for construction of Andaman House, Transit Accommodation and Ticketing Counter at Vizag. The Lt Governor also directed the Shipping department to open a ticketing counter in a rented accommodation(private/government) which may be manned by the officials of DSS, as an interim measure as at present the passengers have to buy tickets from private operators.