Raises Issues of Re-Constitution of SEIAA & SEAC and Lifting of Ban on Trochus Niloticus Before Minister

New Delhi, Nov. 21: Shri. Vishal Jolly, National Executive Member-BJP today met Shri. Bhupendra Yadav, Hon'ble Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India at New Delhi.

Jolly has raised two vital issues pertaining to A & N Islands, as indicated under:

1) Firstly, the issue with respect of early notifications of Re-Constitution of State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and State Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC), A & N Islands was raised before the Hon'ble Minister. He pointed out that in order to Re-Constitute the aforementioned Authority & Committee, recently the proposed names of its members was forwarded by the A & N Administration before the Ministry for its approval and the same is pending for its approval and subsequent notification.

Shaheed Dweep, Nov. 21: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma today laid the foundation stone for three important projects at Shaheed Dweep.

The three projects are construction of a waiting shed with sitting facilities at parking space of APWD at Natural Bridge, Laxmanpur, W.No.1, Saheed Dweep; Construction of two open bathrooms without roof adjoining to the existing Ringwell at Ward No. 2, Neil Kendra and construction of Open shed covering Hollow blocks at burning ghat, Ramnagar, ward number 01, Saheed Dweep.

Port Blair, Nov. 21: The President, Andaman & Nicobar Territorial Congress Committee, Shri. Rangalal Halder has raised serious concerns about the sudden termination of services of professional patient care attendants in G.B Pant Hospital.

In a letter addressed to the Director of Health Services, A&N Administration, Shri. Halder expressed his deep dismay and highlighted that the Medical Department's decision to halt the services of private patient care attendants without prior notice has created significant challenges for families in need of long-term patient care support.

Port Blair, Nov. 21: Inspector General Bhisham Sharma, TM, COMCG (A&N) will be relinquishing command of ICG Region (A&N) on 22 Nov 23, after a successful tenure of 16 months. The Flag Officer assumed command on 01 August 2022 as the 25th commander of the Coast Guard Region (A&N).

Hut Bay, Nov. 21: The District Child Protection Unit, South Andaman in collaboration with the school authority of Government Model Senior Secondary School Hutbay, Little Andaman on 20th Nov 2023 celebrated International Child Rights Day. The Tehsildar, Shri Ajoy Mondal graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of the program whereas the Pramukh, Little Andaman, Shri S. Parmanathan was the Guest of Honor.