Port Blair, Nov. 21: The President, Andaman & Nicobar Territorial Congress Committee, Shri. Rangalal Halder has raised serious concerns about the sudden termination of services of professional patient care attendants in G.B Pant Hospital.

In a letter addressed to the Director of Health Services, A&N Administration, Shri. Halder expressed his deep dismay and highlighted that the Medical Department's decision to halt the services of private patient care attendants without prior notice has created significant challenges for families in need of long-term patient care support.

Hut Bay, Nov. 21: The District Child Protection Unit, South Andaman in collaboration with the school authority of Government Model Senior Secondary School Hutbay, Little Andaman on 20th Nov 2023 celebrated International Child Rights Day. The Tehsildar, Shri Ajoy Mondal graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of the program whereas the Pramukh, Little Andaman, Shri S. Parmanathan was the Guest of Honor.

Port Blair, Nov. 21: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra is continuing in South Andaman. The IEC Van of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra today reached Gram Panchayat Sippighat Community Hall and was welcomed with shower of flowers and crackers by Smti Jyothi, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat Sippighat along with PRI members, School Student, Villagers and Panchayat Secretary. The programme on VBSY was conducted in the presence of Shri Rajender Pal, Block Development Officer, Prothrapur/ Day Nodal Officer-VBSY, South Andaman. Shri Wairokpam Punshiba Singh, IAS and Shri Suvigya, IAS, also graced the occasion with their presence and briefed about the welfare schemes of Govt. of India.

Port Blair, Nov.  21: The Department of Fisheries celebrated ‘World Fisheries Day-2023’ today in the conference hall of Department of Industries. Smt. Nandini Paliwal, IAS, Commissioner-cum-Secretary (Fisheries) was the chief guest on this occasion. In her address, she emphasized on the schemes and programmes under ‘Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana’ (PMMSY) and sensitized the gathering about the scope of A&N Fisheries potential and its current status of utilization. Considering the potential of Tuna in the Islands, she called up on the entrepreneurs and fishermen to put best effort through Govt. schemes for harvest and export of tuna and tuna like resources. She also highlighted the initiatives taken by A&N Administration to meet the primary input requirement of traditional fishermen community for the harvest, storage and export.

Rangat, Nov. 21: The ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ (VBSY) Campaign was held today at Uttara and Kadamtala Gram Panchayats under Rangat Tehsil. The VBSY started by welcoming the IEC (Information, Education and Communication) Van followed screening of video and the Viksit Bharat Pledge was taken by the PRIs, general public, school children and official of various line Departments in both the Gram Panchayats.