Blood Donor Dr. Satyam Setia

Dr. Satyam Setia, 55 is a Professor of English at JNRM Govt. College, Port Blair. Throughout his life, he had donated blood as many as 90 times to save precious lives. Satia says that his motivation to become a donor was NCC when he donated blood for the first time at the age of 18 as a Cadet.

Port Blair, July 5: "Keep yourself hungry but never let a child sleep hungry" - Ram Vilas Paswan. Following the ideology of Late Ram Vilas Paswan and to mark the leader’s birth anniversary, the Lok Janshakti Party, A&N Islands under the leadership of Shri G. Nagendra (State President) and Shri Abhi Bhusan Ghosh (State President, Youth Wing) distributed meals among the children at Van Vasi Kalyan Ashram, Shadipur, Andaman & Nicobar islands.

Port Blair, July 4: There has been a delay in payment of monthly wages of staffs working under National Health Mission, the Frontline Health Workers. The staffs include Doctors, Staff Nurses and other paramedical staffs who are directly providing lifesaving care, especially in remote and rural areas. In this COVID situation, they work day and night fearlessly by risking their life but they are still waiting for their salaries from last three (03) months.

The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association expresses shock and grief at the sudden demise of Shri Vibhav Garg, Primary school Teacher attached to Govt. Senior Secondary School, Swaraj Dweep. He was under treatment at the Primary health centre there and breathed his last while shifting to GB Pant hospital Port Blair. He belongs to Delhi and was only 29. The Association conveys heartfelt condoles at his untimely death.

Port Blair, July 4: As per the vaccination data available, today, a total of 286 beneficiaries in the age group of above 45 years were vaccinated with second dose in N&M Andaman District. Out of the 286 persons vaccinated, 190 were in the age group of 45-59 years while 90 were above 60 years. The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands.