Port Blair, Jan 10: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands to reopen tourism in Wandoor, New Wandoor and Jolly Bouy, once the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

During a recent meeting with the Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands at Raj Niwas, the MP mentioned that this will open up employment opportunities for thousands of people once again and also give a much needed boost to Tourism industry of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair, Jan 10: The State President, National Students Union of India, Mr. M.A Sajid has suspended NSUI State Vice-Presidents Mr. V. Maheshwaran and Mr. Rajeev Rao for 6 years from the portfolio of NSUI for indiscipline and misbehaviour.

Port Blair, Jan 10: The District Administration is working on war footing to contain the spread of Covid-19 and limiting the number of cases in South Andaman District and has taken various proactive and necessary measures/ precautions in order to bring this pandemic to a halt.

Issues Directions to Retired / Transferred Govt. Servants to Vacate Govt. Accommodations

Port Blair, Jan. 10: It has come to the notice of the Chief Secretary that a large number of Govt. Servants who has been allotted Govt, accommodations have made encroachments on the Govt. land either adjacent to the allotted quarters or other places illegally and constructed permanent/temporary structures thereon, which is violation of laid down Rules. Such encroachments on Govt. land by Govt servants, and indulgence in such illegal practice by Govt. servants will be viewed seriously and action under CCS (Conduct)/CCS (CCA) Rules will be taken, which may even lead to dismissal from Govt. service.

Port Blair, Jan. 10: Consequent on approval accorded by Competent Authority, the classes of five colleges namely - JNRM, TGCE, DBRAIT, ANCOL & MGGC and classes from I to XII of all management schools (Govt., Govt. Aided, Private Unaided, Local Bodies, KVs & JNVs) across Islands will remain closed with effect from January 11, 2022 to January 31, 2022 as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among students.