Port Blair, Nov. 29: A Central Team comprising of Central Nodal Officer, Shri Vikas Anand, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, GoI and Technical Officer, Smt. Rachna Bhatti, Scientist- 'D', Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Jal Shakti, GoI are on a three days tour to Andaman & Nicobar Islands to review the progress of Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA)-Catch the Rain-2023 Campaign under National Water Mission. Team has earlier inspected progress of various work under JSA during May, 2023 as part of pre monsoon inspection and reviewed the progress of Amrit Sarovar work in North and Middle Andaman. The current visit is part of 2nd stage post monsoon inspection of progress of various work in North & Middle Andaman District to ensure sustainable water supply in the district.

Port Blair, Nov. 29: In a proactive move towards enhancing public convenience, Ms. VK Mariyam Bibi, Zilla Parishad Member, Bambooflat along with Smti Rasheeda, Pradhan, Hopetown and Shri Raj Kumar, Samity Member from Bambooflat 2 met with the Secretary, Transport to address and discuss crucial issues affecting the local community.

Among the key concerns raised during the meeting, the delegation emphasized the urgent need for a water purifier (drinking water) installation at the new Bambooflat bus terminus to benefit passengers. Additionally, they sought support for the renewal of bus passes directly from the Bambooflat terminal.

Port Blair, Nov. 29: Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament, A&N Islands today attended the Kombavishegam Ceremony at Baratang Vinager Temple.

The Temple Committee member Shri Algerswamy, along with the Temple's Committee members extended a warm welcome, setting the stage for a joyous gathering. Traditional shawls were presented to Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma and other distinguished guests.

Port Blair, Nov. 29: The Bharatiya Janata Party accorded warm welcome to Shri John Barla, Minister of State for Minority Affairs, GOI. He was welcomed at the Veer Savarkar International Airport by the State President Shri Ajoy Bairagi, Shri M Vinod, State Vice President, Shri K Parmasivan, Dr Devdas both State Secretaries, Shri SNN Gregory, State President BJP Minority Morcha, Shri N K Udhaya Kumar, State President BJYM along with the Karyakartas of BJP.

Port Blair, Nov. 29: The second round of ‘Grand Rozgar Mela’ will be organized tomorrow (Nov. 30) in A&N Islands at 3.00 pm at DBRAIT Auditorium to give Offers of Appointment to 285 posts of Group 'C' & Group B (NG)' for filling up of vacancies in different Departments of A&N Administration. The Prime Minister will distribute 285 nos. of Offer of Appointment Letters to the selected candidates of A&N Islands virtually (through Video Conferencing).