Port Blair, July 17: Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) Hon'ble Lt Governor, A&N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency participated in the Video Conference chaired by Shri Amit Shah, Hon'ble Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation and conducted by Shri G. Kishan Reddy, Hon'ble Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and Development for North Eastern Region, GoI today on planned execution of various events connected with Har Ghar Tiranga campaign (13th-15th August)

Port Blair, July 17: With an objective to promote chess in the Islands’ Andaman Nicobar Chess Association (ANCA) organised a one-day intensive Chess training programme for advanced and intermediate players today the 17th July 2022 at Hotel TSG Emerald, Phoenix Bay, Port Blair.

Port Blair, July 17: Twelve positive cases have been detected today in A&N Islands, of which, 3 were from incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday. Today, 9 flights with 1357 passengers arrived, out of which,1239 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conductedon 96 passengers and the reports are awaited.   

Port Blair, July 17: With a motto to serve the islanders staying in rural areas, a Free Health Camp was organised at their doorstep by team Port Blair Guru Ki Rasoi in collaboration with Health 4 U Multi Specialty Clinic at PHC Tushnabad with 5 Specialist Doctors.

Port Blair, July 17: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,84,574 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23,605 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years.  24,890 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 32487.