Port Blair, Aug 17: Shri Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated at Chinmaya Mission Port Blair on August 19, 2022. A Fancy dress competition titled “Different moods of Lord Krishna” will be held from 3 pm onwards at Mission Auditorium. Shri Krishna Janmotsav will be celebrated from 9 pm onwards, which include Bhajan, Satsang and Arati at Midnight at 12 am.

Port Blair, Aug 17:  Shri M.P. Abdul Rasheed, Social Worker and LG’s Commendation Awardee on Independence Day, 2021 for his exemplary contribution in the field of Social Work during COVID-19, called on Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Hon’ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency today at Raj Niwas. Discussed issues regarding Health sector improvement & public service in A&N Islands.

Port Blair, Aug 17: As per the information received from the Pondicherry University, even semester examinations May 2022 (II, IV, VI and VIII Semester) of Four Years Integrated Programme in Teacher Education (ITEP) is scheduled from 29/08/2022 in Tagore Government College of Education, Port Blair. Online examination registration will be done between 17/08/2022 to 20/08/2022.

Port Blair, Aug. 17: Andaman and Nicobar Islands Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board has initiated an annual calendar wherein Camps and Field visits will be held at each Panchayat in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. As part of this, camps were held at Calicut, Bambooflat-I and Mayabunder Panchayat  on Aug. 13 which was attended by around 150 persons. The endeavour of the Board is to register eligible construction worker as defined under Section 12 of Building and Other construction Worker, (RE&CS), Act 1996 and extend various welfare scheme to registered construction workers in the Islands.

Port Blair, Aug. 17: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,94,857 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23932 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years. 27, 788 beneficiaries in the age group of 12 to 14 years have been administered both doses of vaccine. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 180951.