Campbell Bay, June 24: On 20 June, the Indian Coast Guard Component of ANC demonstrated its commitment to maritime safety by swiftly responding to a distress call from the fishing boat Flobel (IND-AN-SA-MM-2117). The vessel, located 23 Nautical miles from Campbell Bay, reported flooding in its engine room.

Upon receiving the distress call, ICGS Rajkiran, on surveillance duty, immediately proceeded towards the distressed fishing boat at maximum speed. Despite challenging conditions, the Ship reached the location at 2050 hours on 20 June 2024.

Port Blair, June 24: As first-of-its-kind initiative, the Andaman & Nicobar Police, in collaboration with the National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP), Okha, Gujarat, has launched an intensive two-week coastal security training course. This program aims to strengthen the coastal defence capabilities of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, involving 311 newly enrolled police personnel.

Port Blair, June 24: In a landmark move to enhance healthcare accessibility for building and construction workers, the Andaman & Nicobar Islands Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Health Agency, Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands today at Secretariat. The MoU ensures that eligible registered building and other construction workers will receive coverage under the Ayushman Bharat (Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana - PMJAY), a flagship health insurance scheme of the Government of India.

Mayabunder, June 24: The Deputy Commissioner (N&MA), Mayabunder, Shri Dilkhush Meena, IAS, along with Shri Atul Soni, Assistant Commissioner (MA), Rangat, and Tehsildar Rangat, conducted an extensive visit to various Gram Panchayats in Rangat Tehsil on June 22, 2024. The visit was aimed at reviewing developmental projects in areas concerning water, electricity, roads etc. and other public grievances.

Port Blair, June 24: District Administration, South Andaman has taken strict action against 3 violators who were indulged in illegal mining and were dumping earth in contravention of Land Revenue Regulations.

The total fine imposed is around `5,48,500/- (Five Lakhs Forty-Eight Thousand Five Hundred only). The sites which were inspected by the revenue officers are located in 3 villages i.e Bambooflat, Sippighat and Bimblitan villages.