Port Blair, May 20: The State Institute of Education (SIE), Port Blair in collaboration with Regional Institute of Education, NCERT Bhubaneswar is conducting ‘10 Days Induction Training Programme for the newly recruited GTTs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands from May 20 to 30, 2024 at various venues in Port Blair.

The main objective of the programme is to develop the Capacity of newly recruited GTTs in content enrichment, academic activities and class room management. Altogether, 494 newly recruited GTTs and 50 resource persons from SIE, DIET Port Blair and RIE, Bhubaneswar are participating in the Induction Training Programme.

Port Blair, May 20: The Composite Regional Centre (CRC) for Skill Development, Rehabilitation and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (CRC A&N Islands) along with Pankh NGO, Port Blair successfully organized a comprehensive eye camp on May 16, 2024, on the occasion of International Mother’s Day 2024.  The camp aimed at providing essential eye care services to disabled individuals and mothers in the region.

Car Nicobar, May 20: The Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) is a programme to improve the overall quality of life of children and provide comprehensive care to all the children in the community. This programme involves screening of children from birth to 18 years of age for four D’s- Defects at Birth, Diseases, Deficiencies and Development delays for early detection, treatment and management.

A new trend in financial cyber fraud has been observed where fraudsters send Fake Job Offer SMSs to perpetrate Cyber Crime. Fraudsters place online advertisements claiming that they can give jobs where one can make large amount of money working from home with little time and effort. A job scam occurs when a fraudster poses as an employer or recruiter, and offers attractive employment opportunities, which require job seekers to pay some money in advance. The SMSs sent by fraudsters offer high-paying part-time jobs to siphon off victims’ money and their personal information.

Mayabunder, May 20: The District Administration, under the leadership of Deputy Commissioner, North and Middle Andaman, Shri Dilkhush Meena, IAS, continues its relentless efforts in the ongoing encroachment eviction drive. Revenue officials are actively engaged in removing illegal encroachments from public and Government lands across the district.