Port Blair, Jan 13: An extended Central Executive Committee meeting of the Non Gazetted Govt. officers’ Association, A & N Islands held at Port Blair on 9th January, 2020 expressed serious concern on a large number of posts lying vacant under Andaman & Nicobar Administration. In a resolution adopted in the meeting the Association expressed unhappiness over undue delay to fill up the vacant posts. Around 8000 sanctioned posts are lying vacant now and non filling up of the posts is adversely affecting the normal functioning of various Departments causing delay and inconvenience to the general public on various services.

Port Blair, Jan 13: In a special episode of ‘Morning Tea Aapke Saath’, All India Radio Port Blair will broadcast a LIVE phone-in programme on the topic 'Importance of Police-Public relation for maintaining Law and Order. It can be heard from 0715 hrs to 0800 hrs on 15.01.2021 (Friday). The Director General of Police, Shri. Satyendra Garg, IPS will be the guest in the Studio answering to the queries of the listeners on the above said topic.

Port Blair, Jan 13: The EVM & VVPAT Warehouse was inaugurated by Shri K R Meena, Chief Electoral Officer, A&N Islands in presence of Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner (South Andaman), Shri Yash Chaudhary, ADM/ERO, Shri R C Meena, Jt. Chief Electoral Officer, Shri Kamlesh Kumar, Dy. CEO and officers & staff of DC’s office & Election Department. The Warehouse has been constructed with an estimated cost of Rs.324.08 lakhs and execution carried out by APWD.

Port Blair, Jan 13: It has been observed that many vehicle owners whose vehicles are registered in other states are plying in A&N Islands without furnishing any intimation to the Transport Department, which is a violation of the provisions of M.V. Act. Data of such vehicles are not available with the agencies in the UT which makes it difficult to trace the details in the event of any accident or other untoward incident.

Port Blair, Jan 13: The District Child Protection Unit, South Andaman conducted Dance and Rangoli Competition amongst the children of the Pranab Kanya Sangh on the eve of Makarsankranti on 13.01.2021.