Indigo Flight 6E 526 Becomes the First Flight to Land Using ILS Approach

Port Blair, April 21: 18th April 2024 at 5:30 AM was the historical moment for civil aviation in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands as the Instrument Landing System (ILS) became operational at Veer Savarkar International Airport Port Blair. Indigo flight 6E 526 was the first flight which landed using ILS approach at 6:29 AM under the command of Captain Jaya Kumar Munuswamy.

Operationalization of ILS has made the runway to a precision approach runway and paved the path for civil aircraft operations at night, low visibility and bad weather conditions with safety. It will reduce flight diversions and enable the extension of aircraft operations time window.

Port Blair, April 21: Andaman and Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS), has initiated state of art surgical procedures in Skin Department of GBPH recently. This cutting-edge facility is set to revolutionize dermatological care in the region, providing advanced surgical solutions for a wide range of skin conditions.

The introduction of the Dermatology Surgery (Room No 42) is a significant milestone for GB Pant Hospital, as it underscores the commitment of institution to deliver high quality comprehensive healthcare services to the community. With the increasing requirements of treatment for various skin problems, there is a demand for specialized treatment; and the establishment of this unit intends to fill this crucial gap for the patients coming to GBPH for treatment of non-cancerous growth in skin, nail surgeries, removal of scars and other cosmetic procedures.

Port Blair, April 21: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has extended his gratitude to all voters who participated in the Lok Sabha 2024 elections. “Your active participation in the democratic process is commendable and reinforces the foundation of our nation's democracy”, said the MP.

A special appreciation goes out to the first-time voters who have embraced their rights and responsibilities with enthusiasm and understanding.

Port Blair, April 21: The Andaman and Nicobar Police has made remarkable breakthrough in its ongoing efforts, to combat illegal poaching activities in the territorial waters, thereby safeguarding Coastal security.

In the run-up to the Lok Sabha Elections, Police Marine Force, intensified Coastal Security Surveillance in coordination with all other stakeholders, including the Fishermen Watch Groups.

Port Blair, April 21: Ms. Zohra Banu resident of this Island was felicitated today by Ummat Public School in a grand function organized by the institution. The function was graced by the esteemed Management Committee Members, Principal, Headmistress, Teachers, Students & Media for her undaunted success in UPSC.

The programme started with a Prayer (Sura Fathia) followed by a Welcome Address by Ms. M. Thamarai Selvi, Headmistress, Ummat Public School.