Food Safety Commissioner Directs Restaurants to Maintain Highest Level of Hygiene and Sanitation

Port Blair, Dec. 17: The Food Safety Department in continuation of their efforts for ensuring the availability of safe, hygienic and wholesome food to the general public carried out surprise inspections at various Restaurants of South Andaman District. Two teams of Food Safety Officers inspected around 107 restaurants and noticed major and minor violations of the provisions of Food Safety and Standards Act, Rules and Regulations.

Port Blair, Dec. 17: The Deputy Commissioner South Andaman, Shri Suneel Anchipaka, IAS alongwith SDM(SA), SDPO, AC (U/T), Airport Director, Nodal Officer COVID, Dy,. Commandant, CISF and airline operators held a meeting at the Veer Savarkar International Airport regarding the enforcement of COVID-19 protocols.

Port Blair, Dec. 17: V. Selvam running a breakfast cum pan shop near STS bus stand, Aberdeen bazaar, is one among the street vendors who has become Atmanirbhar by availing the benefit of PM SVANidhi. Selvam supports a family of 4 members, including a wife and two twin daughters,10 yrs old.

Port Blair, Dec. 17: The A&N Administration in collaboration with Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited has launched online payment of Stamp Duty & Printing of e-Stamp Certificate by the Citizens, Legal fraternity and Corporates, which has been already operational in various parts of the Nation. The salient features of Online e-Stamping Module are as follows:-

Mayabunder, Dec. 16: For the first time in the history of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, a speedy trial of case under POCSO Act was concluded within a short span of time. Shri Jimut Bahan Biswas, Hon’ble Additional District & Sessions Judge – Cum- Special Judge under POCSO Act, Mayabunder today convicted one accused namely Biplab Pal, a private labour of Rangat, originally from West Bengal and sentenced him to undergo imprisonment for five years, for the offence punishable under section 10 of POCSO Act and also to pay fine of Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees fifty thousand) in default of payment which he will have to undergo R.I for three more months.