Port Blair, Dec. 4: The JSS South Andaman observed World AIDS Day and organised a convocation ceremony at Love Children Home on 02/12/23 to mark the Day. The event was graced by Mr. A.K. Biswas, Probation Officer, Directorate of Social Welfare as the chief guest and Mr. K. Vijay Kumar, Vice-Chairman of JSS SA, as the guest of honour.

Port Blair, Dec. 4: After his recent visit to Great Nicobar, D. Ayyappan, Secretary, CPI (M) A & N State Organising Committee has taken up various issues pertaining to the people of Great Nicobar, with the Lt. Governor, Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

In a letter sent to the Lt. Governor, CPI (M) State Secretary has demanded to establish an Industrial Training Institute at Campbell Bay as candidates of this far flung island have no opportunity to pursue any vocational/job-oriented course. Since parents of these candidates belong to poorer categories, they are unable to send their children for undergoing ITI courses, etc. at Port Blair or on the mainland. 

Diglipur, Dec. 4: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has laid the foundation stone for a community hall at Khudiram Pur, Diglipur, under MPLAD funds.

The Member of Parliament has been receiving requests for the construction of a Community Hall at Khudiram Pur village of Diglipur since long.

Hut Bay, Dec. 4: Foundation stones have been laid yesterday for four major MPLADS works at Hut Bay, Rabindranagar, VK Pur and RK Pur areas of Little Andaman island. These works were sanctioned by the Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma under MPLADS funds, following demands raised by people of Little Andaman.

The names of four major works are:

1) Construction of one small mini stadium gallery of 100 seating capacity at the playground, Rabindranagar GP, Little Andaman for sports and games activities of the youths.

2) Construction of Children Park at Ramkrishna Pur, Hut Bay, Little Andaman.

Port Blair, Dec. 4: The ANTCC President, Shri. Rangalal Halder has raised concern regarding the persistent non-availability of essential Ayurvedic medicines at the Ayush Unit of the Community Health Centre in Rangat.

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Halder articulated the gravity of the situation, pointing out the consistent unavailability of crucial Ayurvedic medicines, causing inconvenience to those seeking alternative and traditional forms of healthcare in Rangat.