Port Blair, Sept. 4: Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) Hon'ble Lt Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency participated in the 30th Southern Zonal Council meeting chaired by Shri Amit Shah, Hon’ble Union Home and Cooperation Minister and hosted by Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala at Thiruvananthapuram to promote fisheries & other marine products recommended. Institution of Co-operative mechanism with coastal States to utilize the untapped potential in a mutually beneficial arrangements including direct exports from Port Blair to South East Asia since MPEDA and EIA have directly been setup. Also, to ensure greater availability of land both for Agriculture & developmental infra projects, recommended compensatory Afforestation by Andaman and Nicobar Administration in member States and Southern Zonal Council.

I extend warm greetings and best wishes to the entire teaching fraternity of Andaman and Nicobar Islands on the occasion of Teacher’s day, which marks the birth anniversary of former President of India late Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

Port Blair, Sept. 3: With an aim to provide speedy justice, the Correctional Home, Prothrapur, the first of its kind, free Legal Aid Clinic to address the grievances of the inmates was inaugurated by Shri. Subash Kumar Kar, Ld. District & Sessions Judge­cum­Chairman of District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) today.

Port Blair, Sept. 4: Shri. M.Vinod, President AATO and Shri. K.Hamza, General Secretary paid a courtesy call to Shri. Keshav Chandra, IAS, Chief Secretary A&N Administration. During the calls Vinod appraised the CS about the activities of AATO and also shared his vision for holistic development of the tourism sector in A&N Islands.

Port Blair, Sept. 3: As part of Rashtriya Poshan Maah-2022 observance, a ‘Healthy Food without Flame’ competition was organized by the Department of Community Medicine, ANIIMS.  Students of MBBS actively participated in the programme in which a variety of nutritional food items were prepared by the students and showcased on the occasion.