Port Blair, July 8: Port Blair city is among one of the clean cities in India. The Administration is committed to make it the cleanest city in the country. Accordingly, the Administration is working on the vision of zero tolerance to littering. The Chief Secretary has constituted 12 teams under Senior Officers to inspect existing Solid Waste Management facilities i.e. DRCs, Landfill site and suggest various measures to improve their efficiency. The teams are also directed to inspect door to door collection mechanism and to identify vulnerable points where the garbage is dumped by the general public.

Port Blair, July8: The Andaman & Nicobar Police has proudly announced that the Police Mess at the Police Training School, the India Reserve Battalion, Armed Police Unit and the Gazetted Officers Mess have been awarded the distinguished "Eat Right Campus" certification.

The "eat right campus" initiative, spearheaded by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), aims to promote safe, healthy, and sustainable food in campuses across the country through comprehensive assessment of the food quality, hygiene practices, and sustainability measures being adopted.

Kadamtala, July 8: On 06/07/2024, Shri. Kunja Mistry S/o Late Manoranjan Mistry (72) Yrs R/o Bhakta Road Kadamtala, lodged a missing report of his son at PS Kadamtala. He reported that on 03/07/2024 his elder son namely Keshav Mistry alongwith his friends James Xaxa and Kuldeep Hemron went to Jungle Nallah for fishing and later on 04/07/2024 evening hours his friends came back but his son did not return. Despite his exhaustive efforts to locate his son, he remained missing.

Port Blair, July 8: Preparations are in full swing for the conduct of ‘Monsoon Tourism Festival-2024’ at Corbyn’s Cove. The Tourism Department in collaboration with all line Departments and all leading Tourism stakeholders of A&N Islands will be organizing ‘Monsoon Tourism Festival-2024’ with the tagline #rhythmoftherains. The Festival will begin with a Road Show on 12th July, 2024 and the celebrations will continue on 13th & 14th July, 2024 at Corbyn’s Cove from 3 pm to 9 pm. The Monsoon Tourism Festival is organized every year in mid-July with the aim of promoting ‘Andaman’ as 365 days tourist destination for all.

Port Blair, July 8: The Zonal Agriculture Office, Car Nicobar in association with Industries Department conducted a five days training programme from July 3 to 8, 2024 on ‘Manufacturing of Bee Hive Boxes’ at the Carpentry Section of Industries Training Centre, Big Lapathy, Car Nicobar. The training was attended by the farmer and staff of Agriculture Department with the aim to motivate the farmers towards bee keeping and also for skill development of the farmers as well as departmental staff for attaining self sufficiency in making bee hive boxes.