A&N Police Announces Results of Online Drawing/Painting Competition

Port Blair, July 12: To mark the occasion of “International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking” on 26th June, 2020 an online drawing/painting competition with this year theme (Campaign against Drugs) was organised by A&N Police. A total of 76 students (Boys & Girls) in Inter-School category and 19 students (Boys & Girls) in Open Category participated and shared their paintings through e-mail/Whatsapp. Based on the parameter of aesthetics, innovation and craftsmanship of the Online Drawing/Painting competition, six overall winners (3 Male & 3 Female) in Inter school & 03 in open category alongwith 20 consolation prizes for innovative ideas have been declared by the Committee consisting of Ms. Sandhya Swamy, IPS, (SP/Communication), Dr. K. Venkatesan, HOD/Home Science, JNRM, Port Blair and Sh. Jagdev Singh Yadav, DANIPS, Dy.SP/CID. The details of winners are as under:

Port Blair, July 10: With the end of Summer Vacation, hundreds of teachers will be moving out of Port Blair for different remote Islands, including the Nicobar group of islands. Not only teachers, their family members, dependents and other non-tribals will also be travel from Port Blair to other Islands. Considering the ever growing number of Corona Cases in Port Blair, this is a major threat for our people in remote Islands, said Rasheed Yusoof, State President, Akhil Bharatiya Aadivasi Vikas Parishad while speaking to Andaman Chronicle today.

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Port Blair, July 10: In a bid to spread awareness and curbing the spread of the horrifying corona virus, a group of youth volunteers today conducted a sanitisation and awareness drive at STS Bus Terminus, Mohanpura. The drive was conducted in association with the Directorate of Transport, A&N Administration.

Port Blair, July 10: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Lt. Governor, A&N Islands to consider construction of “Learners Swimming Pool” of lesser depth, adjacent to the existing swimming pool at Netaji Subhash Sports Complex, Port Blair and also at various locations in A&N Islands to encourage more and children to adopt swimming as their hobby or as sporting activity.

Port Blair, July 10: The Ex-Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad South Andaman, Miss Mariyam Bibi called upon the Secretary Social Welfare and briefed her about the problems being faced by the old age and disabled persons to get the live certificate by the gazetted officers to continue their pension scheme.