Suneel Anchipaka to Take Over as DC South Andaman

Port Blair, Aug 18: The A&N Administration in an order issued today has transferred/-re-allocated postings amongst IAS Officers in A&N Administration. Accordingly:

Port Blair, Aug 18: Shri. N.K. Udhaya Kumar, Chairperson Port Blair Municipal Council met the Principal Secretary (Health) Shri. Candavelu, IAS at his office today and briefed about the issues of the peoples within the containment zones.

Port Blair, Aug 18: Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works, Port Blair is organising an online seminar on ‘Managing the COVID Related Stress’ by BK Asmita, Rajyoga Teacher, Motivational and Spiritual Singer, Self Management Trainer, Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Iswariya Vishwa Vidhyalaya on Wednesday 19th Aug 2020 at 1000 Hrs – 1200 Hrs through online. Interested persons may access by clicking on the link For more details and information, people may contact the Executive Engineer (ALHW), Andaman Lakshadweep Harbour Works, Port Blair, Telephone No. 03192-232855.

Port Blair, Aug 18: In view of the increasing number of COVID-19 Cases in the A&N Islands, the A&N Administration has deemed it necessary that the additional restrictions be imposed in areas outside the containment zones.

Jolly Says Andaman Islands is Heading Towards a Catastrophe, Invites Attention of Central Government

Port Blair, Aug 17: “It is extremely sad to see fellow islanders suffering badly due to utter negligence in handling of Covid-19 situation in the islands. During lockdown the islands were in green zone with zero cases, but due to sheer mismanagement, as on date, the islands cases confirmed per million (5808.6) stands at thrice the national count (1944). With an average growth rate of 10.1% in the last one week and case fatality ratio of 1% the situation in the islands is heading towards a catastrophe needing immediate attention of the central government”, wrote Vishal Jolly, Former State President, BJP and Member Home Ministry Advisory Committee in a letter to the Prime Minister, with copies to the Home Minister, Health Minister and others.