Port Blair, Aug. 19: The District Administration, South Andaman has left no stone unturned in reaching out to the people/their families in distress as a result of  natural calamity by providing timely assistance. In this regard, Shri Dilkhush Meena, IAS, Assistant Commissioner, (Relief & Disaster Management) has issued relief/sanction orders for amount of Rs 1,00,000/- to the victims of natural calamity from Tushnabad village under Ferrargunj Tehsil namely Shri Dulal Mondal & Shri Rajesh Mondal whose houses got damaged in the recent cyclone.

Port Blair, Aug. 19: The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) is a Central Sector Scheme launched by the GoI during the financial year 2018-19 to augment the income of the farmers. Under the Scheme, eligible farmer families receives financial benefit of Rs. 6000/- per year payable in 3 equal installments of Rs. 2000/- each, every four months.

Port Blair, Aug 19: The UT Commission for Protection of Child Rights (UTCPCR) is a statutory body functioning in the Islands to look into matters related to safeguarding child rights, safety, security and well-being of children and proper implementation of laws related to children specially POCSO Act (2012), JJ Act 2015, and Right to Education Act 2009.

Port Blair, Aug 19: The District Child Protection Unit, South Andaman celebrated the Festival of Janmashtami with the children of Balika Niketan (Child Care Institution) on 19th August 2022 at Balika Niketan, Attam Pahar. 

Port Blair, Aug. 19: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,95,044 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23,932 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years. 27, 807 beneficiaries in the age group of 12 to 14 years have been administered both doses of vaccine. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 1,91,865.