Port Blair, May 17: Shri. Devesh Chandra Srivastva, IPS, Director General of Police, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, presided over the valedictory session of a 2-week Tactical Driving Course conducted for the Andaman & Nicobar Police by the expert team of Close Protection Force (CPF), National Security Guard (NSG), Manesar, Gurgaon, Haryana. The course was held in Port Blair aimed to enhance the tactical driving skills of drivers from the Andaman & Nicobar Police.

Port Blair, May 17: ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI), Port Blair, in collaboration with the Technology Innovation Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), DST, New Delhi, organized a Round Table Discussion on "Climate Resilient Agriculture Technologies for Islands" on 15th May, 2024, at ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair. Agriculture in islands is particularly vulnerable to climate vagaries such as rising temperatures, extreme weather events, and sea level rise. Therefore, both adaptation and mitigation strategies are crucial for island agriculture.

Port Blair, May 17: The Andaman & Nicobar Police has announced a series of accomplishments in enhancing road safety and managing traffic effectively across the islands, as well as to minimize road accidents.

Through concerted efforts and strategic initiatives, the Department has made substantial progress in promoting safer roads and fostering awareness among citizens, in tandem with all stakeholders.

Port Blair, May 17: The 45-day Chess Summer Camp 2024 for kids which was started by Andaman and Nicobar Chess Association in collaboration with Kahlsa Public School on May 6, 2024, is currently underway at Khalsa Public Sr. Sec. School, Port Blair. The camp received a special visit from the Principal of the school, Dr. Sarabjeet Kaur Jagpal on May 17, 2024. Her presence inspired and encouraged the budding chess enthusiasts who attended the camp.

Mayabunder, May 17: As an initiative for clean and hygiene environment in North & Middle Andaman District, Shri Dilkhush Meena, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, North & Middle Andaman District launched a ‘Swachh Panchayat Campaign’ in a meeting held in the Conference Hall of the Deputy Commissioner’s Office, North & Middle Andaman, Mayabunder today. The meeting was attended by all Pradhans of Gram Panchayats, Panchayat Secretaries, Heads of all implementing Departments/Units in all the Tehsils. The participants from Rangat & Diglipur Tehsil attended the meeting through video conferencing.