Port Blair, May 10: The CPI (M) has demanded to provide sufficient and regular piped water supply to the residents of Middle Andaman areas.  In a letter sent to the Chief Secretary, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, D. Ayyappan, Secretary, CPI (M) Andaman & Nicobar State Organising Committee informed that piped water is being supplied to the residents of many Gram Panchayats in Middle Andaman only once in three days, that too only for 25 minutes. The worst affected areas are the four Gram Panchayats of Padmanabhapuram, Basantipur, Swadesh Nagar and Harinagar.  He stated in the letter that people in the above areas are running from one place to other to fetch water during this summer season as the authorities have failed to provide sufficient water to these areas.  

Port Blair, May 10: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,77,722 beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above have been vaccinated so far in A&N Islands. Similarly, 23,457 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 yrs. and 11,955 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 12 to 14 yrs. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 21507. 



MV Chowra will sail for Car Nicobar on 13.05.2022 (Fri) at 0900 Hrs from Haddo Wharf and will sail for Port Blair on 14.05.2022 (Sat) at 1600 Hrs from Car Nicobar.

Passenger Tickets for onward journey will be issued on 13.05.2022 at Haddo Wharf two hours prior to the departure time of the vessel based on the list provided by Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Port Blair and also after due verification of COVID Test Certificate and Islander Card/Local Certificate/Tribal Pass etc.


MV Bharat Seema will sail for Little Andaman on 12.05.2022 (Thu) at 2000 Hrs from Haddo Wharf and will sail for Port Blair on 13.05.2022 (Fri) at 0800 Hrs from Little Andaman.

Port Blair, May, 10: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 295 passengers who arrived here yesterday, no positive case has been detected. Today, 10 flights with 1553 passengers arrived, out of which, 1319 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 253 passengers and the reports are awaited.   

Port Blair, May 9: Under the able guidance of the Chief Secretary, Shri Jitendra Narain, the A&N Administration is continuously in pursuit to make the services being offered by the A&N Administration citizen friendly.

Until now the officers were designated as Registrars under the Special Marriage Act, 1954, as such no marriages were being registered under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.