Port Blair, Nov. 28: The Pencak Silat Team from the Andaman & Nicobar Islands has brought immense pride to the region by clinching five medals at the 11th Pre-Teen, Sub-Junior & Junior (Boys & Girls) National Pencak Silat Championship. This prestigious event, held at the Patliputra Indoor Stadium in Patna, Bihar, from November 23rd to 26th, 2023, witnessed the participation of over 1350 players from 34 States/UTs.

Port Blair, Nov. 28: The second round of ‘Grand Rozgar Mela’ will be organized on 30th November, 2023 at 3 pm at DBRAIT Auditorium to give Offers of Appointment to 258 posts of Group 'C' & Group B (NG)' for filling up of vacancies in different Departments of A&N Administration. Shri Narendra Modi ji, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India will distribute 258 nos. of Offer of Appointment Letters to the selected candidates virtually (through Video Conferencing).     

Car Nicobar, Nov. 28: As a part of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, Ms. Jyoti Kumari, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Nicobar District flagged off the Van campaign for ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ at Car Nicobar. Shri Manjeet Sheoran, IPS Superintendent of Police Nicobar District and other line Department Officers were also present. The van was welcomed at Perka Village by the Tribal Community with their traditional cultural programme. The video screening of VBSY was held in the Priydarshini Hall and Sankalp Pledge was administrated to the local Tribal Leaders and villagers. The cultural programme on the theme of ‘Dharti Kahe Pukaar Ke’ was presented by the students of JNV, Car Nicobar to educate the gathering about the benefits of the ongoing schemes of Govt. of India for different categories of people. The focus of the Yatra is to reach out to people and create awareness and provide benefits of welfare schemes like Ujjwala LPG Connection, food security, proper nutrition clean drinking water etc.

Port Blair, Nov. 28: Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Govt. of India, Shri John Barla arrived here on a 5-days visit to A&N Islands today. Soon after arrival, the Minister proceeded to Swaraj Dweep. On Nov. 30, the Minister will visit Anthropological Museum and National Cellular Jail.

Port Blair, Nov. 28: The last date for submission of filled in application form for allotment of Stalls for Island Tourism Festival-2023 is Dec. 5, 2023 upto 3 pm. The schedule is as follows:

1) Last date of submission of filled application form to the Tourism Department (Planning Section): 5/12/2023