Port Blair, June 20: Rotary tanker (Tamilnad Kidney Research) foundation dialysis unit was today symbolically dedicated to the people of the islands by Rotary International President Elect Shekhar Mehta virtually from Kolkatta in the virtual presence of Rotary District governors of Kolkatta, Chennai, Australia, Pillar Hospital management, Port Blair, members of tanker foundation and members of Rotary Club of Guindy  and Rotary Club of Port Blair at the Pillar Hospital today.

Port Blair, June 20: The District Administration continuing with its efforts to provide relief and assistance to the people during the pandemic has taken various pro-active steps to ensure that people feel secure and safe. In this connection the District Administration distributed ration kits at Hopetown, Calicut and Attampahad and also took measures to address the problems of general public.

Port Blair, June 20: To streamline the reporting and evaluation of MGNREGA Scheme as well as to ensure smooth fund flow mechanism to bring down delay in payment of wages to the beneficiaries, with the continuous efforts of the Directorate of RD, PRIs & ULBs (State Nodal Department of MGNREGA), the Ministry of Rural Development has shifted the Nicobar District from offline mode of MIS (Monitoring and Information System) to online mode.

Port Blair, June 20: Shri N Venkat Ramana, Vice President, Hindu Rashtra Shakti of ward No. 19 and Shri Prakash Adhikari, Executive Member of Guptapara are helping the elderly by visiting various offices to complete their complicated documentation work. This is being done to ensure that the elderly receive the benefits of the schemes without further delay.

Dear Islanders,

Yoga is an invaluable gift to the world from our ancestors with numerous benefits to both physical and mental health. 21st June has been recognised as the International Day of Yoga (IDY) by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in December, 2014 at the initiative of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. Since then, IDY has been an occasion which is observed around the world with great enthusiasm and fervour.