Port Blair, Feb 5: General public as well as stakeholders have been informed that A&N Administration will be conducting a State Level Mock Disaster Management Exercise (Tatpar23) in A & N Island on Feb.9, 2023 in coordination with National Disaster Management Authority, INCOIS Hyderabad and National Disaster Response Force to assess the level of preparedness and response mechanism of the stakeholders, Nodal Officers of line Departments/Agencies, Task Forces, QRTs and other Organisations etc.

Port Blair, Feb. 4: The South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India seeks nomination of one eminent personality in the field of Folk / Tribal Art Culture from Andaman Nicobar Islands for its Board of Governors. As per clause 4 (vi) of new revised uniform Memoranda of Association, one eminent expert in the Field of Folk / Tribal Art Culture from each Member State is to be nominated by the Hon’ble Minister of Culture, Govt. of India.   

Port Blair, Feb. 4: Climbing coconut palm is a risky affair and the climber is always susceptible to unforeseen/unexpected accidents during their job. To mitigate such issues, the Agriculture Department put their efforts to convince the coconut climbers to insure themselves. The Officers and field staff of South Andaman Zone contacted individual professional climbers and motivated them to take the privilege the Coconut Development Board’s scheme called ‘Kera Suraksha Insurance Scheme’ which is a comprehensive group personal accident insurance Schemes.

Port Blair, Feb. 4: As part the record of Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, A&N Administration, about 18,946 persons under APL Category of ration card have not yet seeded Aadhaar number in their respective family ration card in spite of several reminder and request through Fair Price Shop dealers, electronic and print media. All such persons have been requested once again to approach the respective Civil Supplies Offices within 30 days in person and get their Aadhaar seeded in their family Ration Card, failing which, the ration card to which these unseeded members are attached shall be de-activated/members deleted considering to be a bogus member/ration card.

Port Blair, Feb. 4: The District Legal Services Authority, A &N Islands will be holding National Lok Adalats in the Alternative Disputes Resolution Centre – ‘PRAYAS’ and District Court Building, Port Blair from 9.30 am onwards on Feb.11, 2023 by adopting all COVID SOP issued by the MHA from time to time.