Port Blair, Nov. 29: As a part of the observance of Vasectomy Fortnight, a State Level awareness programme along with NCD (Non Communicable Diseases) screening camp was organized by the Directorate of Health Services, A & N Administration in association with Union Territory Health Mission, A & N Islands at Police Line, Drill Hall for Police personnel today. Shri R K Sharma, DSP (AP) was the chief guest of the programme. Dr. Deepak Kumar, Associate Professor Community Medicine, ANIIMS addressed the gathering on myths involved with Vasectomy and said that despite tremendous progress women still majorly shoulder the responsibility of Family Planning.

Port Blair, Nov. 29: The Counseling for admission to M.A Political Science for the Academic Session 2022-23 is schedule to be held on 2nd December, 2022. Candidates may attend the counseling at respective inter-disciplinary Departments by 9.30 am. They should bring the mentioned documents in original for verification and one set of photostat copies (to be submitted during admission)

Port Blair, Nov. 28: Telecommunication services have been playing an extremely important role in our economy and more so during pandemics/ disaster situations. During Covid-19 pandemic, telecom services played a major role in maintaining not only the continuity and the functioning of administrative machinery but also economic and industrial activities apart from facilitating ‘work from home’, education, news, entertainment, social networking, availing online services of A&N Administration such as state government portal, health, education, electricity, employment and keeping the friends and families connected.

Port Blair, Nov. 29: The Department of Fisheries, A&N Administration is implementing a component ‘Motorization of Traditional Craft’ under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme – ‘Blue Revolution’ wherein subsidy is provided for purchase of outboard/inboard marine engine /fishing gear & propeller. The pattern of subsidy and eligibility criteria for the programme of the scheme are as under:-

Port Blair, Nov. 28: Rasheed Foundation alongwith its members in collaboration with Panchayat staff of Beodnabad constituency organized a Beach Cleaning drive at Rangachang Beach No. 5. Local residents of Burmanallah along with Pradhan, Sarpanch and Panchayat Secretary also took part in this Swachh Bharat initiative with members of Ration Rasheed Foundation.