Swaraj Dweep, Aug. 30: The Directorate of Tourism, A&N Administration as part of ‘Clean Coast, Safe Sea’ campaign launched by GoI conducted a Beach   Cleanliness Drive at Radhanagar Beach, Swaraj Dweep early   this morning. The drive which was led by Director (IP&T), Shri Prateek Raj Yadav was aimed at improving coastal health via community action. More than 100 people including Pradhan, Shayam Nagar Panchayat, Shri Alok Mirdha, PRIs, tourism stakeholders, staff of Taj Exotica and Spa, Police personnel and general public actively participated in the cleanliness drive. Around 50 bags of waste were collected and disposed safely during the campaign.

I convey my warm greetings to all Islanders of Andaman and Nicobar Islands on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival that evokes feelings of love and togetherness between relatives and friends creating a pleasing atmosphere.

I pray to Lord Vigneswara to shower His choicest blessings on all of us to lead a life of peace and harmony.

On the auspicious occasion of “Ganesh Chaturthi”, Mr Angshuman Roy, State Youth President, Hindu Rashtra Shakti and members of HRS, A&N Islands extend warm greetings to the people of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

ANTCC President Shri. Rangalal Halder extends his heartfelt greetings and wishes on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi to each and every Indian citizen.

Let’s celebrate this wonderful day with joy and happiness. May Lord Ganesha shower happiness with good health, fortune, wisdom and remove all obstacles from your life.

Port Blair, Aug. 30: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,96,646 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23,949 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years. 28, 179 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 2,42,424.