Port Blair, June 13: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma on seeing the financial hardships and plight faced during the lockdown period of second wave of Covid-19 by the private sector people and daily wage earners has requested the Hon’ble Prime Minister to announce a special relief package of Rs. 5,000/- and free ration for the next three months in anticipation of 3rd wave of Covid-19 for their livelihood. The MP has requested the Prime Minister of India to consider the hardships faced by them during the second wave of Covid-19 to save the poor islanders from starvation and mental depression.

Ensures Better Health Care for COVID Patients and Care for Children Who Lost their Parents

Port Blair, June 13: The South Andaman District Administration has done tremendous work in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and various actions are being taken to strengthen the healthcare facilities in order to provide better care to the patients and also ensure the welfare of the children who have lost their parents due to COVID-19. 

With the strenuous efforts of the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Jitendra Narain, 14 oxygen concentrators have been donated for the benefit of people of these islands by Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ACCI) as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The same were received by Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner (SA), SDM (SA) and AC (U/T) on behalf of the Administration. The concentrators have been handed over to the medical authorities for proper utilisation in the treatment of COVID patients requiring oxygen support.

Port Blair, June 13: Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament and President, PCC today distributed about 100 ration kits, face masks and homeopathy medicines to needy families of Nepali Basthi, South Point (Mazhar Pahad). The programme was conducted by following Covid guidelines.

Port Blair, June 13: Lt Gen Ajai Singh, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN) visited INS Kardip and Nancowry Island as part of his operational tour of the outlying units of Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC). During the visit, CINCAN was briefed on various operational, administrative and support aspects of the units.

Port Blair, June 13: Shri. Ajoy Bairagi, State President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands attended a virtual meeting of all State Presidents and Prabharis of Bharatiya Janata Party. The meeting was chaired by Shri. J.P Nadda, National President of Bharatiya Janata Party and Shri. B. L Santosh, National General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party.