Rangat, July 6: Taking a unique initiative, a ceremonial tree planting programme as part of Van Mahotsava celebration in Middle Andaman Forest Division was organized with eminent women citizens to promote women empowerment. The event included an inaugural function & mass tree planting programme in the campus of the Forest Labour Club, Bakultala today with the active participation of school students.  In the programme, 16 eminent women citizens from the local villages were specially invited as the guests. They participated in the inaugural function and planted seedlings to mark the occasion. 

Port Blair, July 6: The three days long training programme on ‘Marine Ornamental Fish Breeding’ by Department of Fisheries, A&N Administration in association with ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin culminated today. The valedictory session was inaugurated by Shri Vikram Singh, Director of Fisheries at Fisheries Training Centre, Marine Hill in the presence of Dr. Dilip Kumar Jha, Officer In-Charge, NIOT, Dollygunj and Scientists of ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin among other dignitaries.

Port Blair, July 6: In continuation to the A & N Administration’s Press Note published in the Daily Telegram on 27.06.2024, shortlisted candidates were informed to attend Trade/Skill Tests for recruitment to the post of Lascar and Oiler in Environment and Forests Department on 09.07.2024 at Swimming Pool, Near Netaji Stadium, Port Blair but due to administrative reason, it has been postponed. Now, the Trade/Skill Test will be conducted on 30.07.2024 at the same venue and time.

All other terms and condition mentioned in the Press Note published on 27.06.2024 shall remain unchanged.

Port Blair, July 6: The ‘Monsoon Tourism Festival’-2024 by the Directorate of IP&T, A&N Administration will be kicked off with a ‘Road Show’ on July 12, 2024 and will be held at the Corbyn’s Cove Beach from July 13 to 14, 2024. As part of the Monsoon Festival, the Directorate of Art & Culture, A&N Administration shall be presenting cultural programmes at the venue from 3 pm onwards.

Port Blair, July 6: Passengers/general public have been informed that due to administrative reasons, the departure time of the vessel MV Bharat Seema for Car Nicobar via Little Andaman on July 8, 2024 at 0700 hrs from Port Blair has been revised. Now, the vessel will sail for Car Nicobar via Little Andaman on July 8, 2024 at 0900 hrs instead of 0700 hrs from Haddo Wharf.