Port Blair, June 7: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,82,012 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23,545 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 yrs. and 12,762 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 12 to 14 yrs. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 25782. 

Port Blair, June 7: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 220 passengers who arrived here yesterday, no positive case has been detected. Today, 13 flights with 1717 passengers arrived, out of which, 1486 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 179 passengers and the reports are awaited.   



MV Chowra will sail for Nancowry via Car Nicobar, Chowra, Teressa & Katchal on 08.06.2022 (Wed) at 0900 Hrs from Haddo Wharf and will sail for Port Blair on 11.06.2022 (Sat) 0500 Hrs from Nancowry via same route.

Passenger Tickets for onward journey will be issued on 08.06.2022 at Haddo Wharf two hours prior to the departure time of the vessel based on the list provided by Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Port Blair and also after due verification of COVID Test Certificate and Islander Card/Local Certificate/Tribal Pass etc.

MV Campbell Bay will sail for Campbell Bay via Nancowry on 10.06.2022 (Fri) at 1000 Hrs from Haddo Wharf and will sail for Port Blair on 11.06.2022 (Sat) at 1700 Hrs directly from Campbell Bay.

Mr. Vishal Jolly, National Executive Member BJP & Former State President BJP has conveyed his heartfelt condolences on the sudden demise of Mr. D. Mohan Rao, age about 68 years (Retired Assistant Clerk, CIARI) R/o Japan Nallah Bathu Basti Father of Smt. D. Radhika, Councillor Ward No. 23 who passed away today. In his message Shri Jolly prayed to the Almighty to give peace to his eternal soul departed for heavenly abode and give strength to his bereaved family member to bear this irreparable loss.

Urges to create mass awareness about social welfare & social security schemes of GoI

Port Blair, June 6: The vision and goal of the Central Government under the leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi is to help the poor people of the country & uplift their living conditions. The welfare schemes devised by the Central Government aims at uplifting the socio-economic status of the last mile beneficiaries by bringing them under the fold of such welfare & social security schemes, said the Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways and Civil Aviation GoI, General (Dr.) V K Singh (Retd.), while interacting with the beneficiaries of the social welfare schemes at DBRAIT auditorium here today.