Port Blair, June 10: During an air surveillance sortie on 06 Jan 24, ANC’s air asset, a Coast Guard Dornier aircraft noticed a local fishing boat adrift towards the North eastern direction around 106 NM from Port Blair. The boat was identified as Indian Fishing Boat (IFB) Infan Dhas with seven crew members onboard seeking assistance as the boat’s propulsion was not working.

Swaraj Dweep, June 10: A multi-specialty free health camp was successfully conducted on June 9, 2024, at the Primary Health Center (PHC) in Swaraj Dweep. This initiative was a collaborative effort between the Directorate of Health Services, the NGO “WITH YOU,” Dr. Ritika Diagnostic Solutions, and the Gram Panchayat.

The health camp featured specialties in Orthopedics, Gynecology, Radiology, and General Medicine. On-the-spot ultrasounds were also conducted. The camp provided medical services to nearly 100 residents, including pregnant women and the elderly from the Swaraj Dweep Islands.

Port Blair, June 10: To undertake the responsibilities entrusted to the Road Safety Cell, the Directorate of Transport is organizing a full day Road Safety Awareness Camp at Community Hall, Manglutan on 13th June, 2024 from 9 am onwards. The camp will also include all the services scheduled by the Transport Department at the doorsteps of the general public which can be availed by the local residents of the adjacent area as well as the residents of the nearby Panchayats viz. Guptapara/Manglutan, Humfrygunj, Wandoor.

Port Blair, June 10: The Directorate of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs), and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs), Andaman & Nicobar Administration under the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) has commenced a comprehensive 3-days induction training programme for the newly appointed/promoted Extension Officers, Panchayat Secretaries, and Village Level Workers/Gram Sevika. The programme is aimed to empower the participants with essential knowledge and skills to enhance their contributions to Rural Development and Panchayat governance.

Port Blair, June 10: The Department of Art & Culture, A&N Administration is going to organize a five-day hobby class on paper-mache craft and painting scheduled from June 18 to 28, 2024 at Andaman Club. Renowned artist Shri Mahananda Gomasta will conduct the hobby classes on paper mache as well as painting.