Port Blair, March 6: The Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, A&N State Committee has expressed its gratitude to the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and companion officers for enhancement of Honorarium of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers under Integrated Child Development Scheme. The BMS had raised this issue since a long time and ultimately the Lt. Governor has accorded the same, said Shri K. Bhattacharjee, Office Secretary, BMS in a communication.

Port Blair, March 5: The Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray had taken up the issue for enhancement of consolidated pay of Doctors of A & N Health Deptt. engaged on contract basis through his several letters and communications  with the Lt. Governor, concerned Ministries of GOI, and took the issue in the floor of the Lok Sabha.

Now that the A&N Administration approved the enhancement and their consolidated salary has been enhanced from the Month of March, 2013, from Rs 54,000/- to Rs 62,000/- (For Contract Doctors posted to Little Andaman and Southern groups), the MP has expressed his happiness and gratitude for the same to the Lt. Governor.

We were misguided by some prominent leader: Manager ANIPBOA

Port Blair, March 5: The A&N Islands Private Bus Owners Association has expressed gratitude to Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, PCC President for moving all corners to get the Andaman Trunk Road open.

In a letter to the PCC President the Manager of the Association thanked him for standing beside them in their days of distress during the closure of ATR.

“This is you who took pain to submit affidavit at the Honourable Supreme Court for our free movements on ATR and as per the orders issued by the Apex Court now the ATR has made open to us”, said the manager.

The Manager of the Association further stated that on the issue of ATR they were misguided by some prominent leader with his vested interest, who actually wanted the closure of ATR.  

“You have shown us the right way of approaching the A&N Administration and we met with the Lt Governor on the same day of issuance of the Order of the Apex Court and the Lt Governor was kind enough to understand our miserable condition and taken immediate solutions to sooth our problems”.