Port Blair, Nov. 27: The MPL 35th National Under 09 Boys & Girls Chess Championships–2022 will be held from 25th December to 2nd January 2023 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Each Affiliated State Association is entitled to send two entries each from Boys & Girls for the Championship.

Port Blair, Nov. 26: Vande Bharatam - Nritya Utsav, an all-India dance competition is an initiative taken by the Ministry of Culture as part of Republic Day Celebrations 2023 and under the aegis of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' to work towards promoting the spirit of 'Jan Bhagidari', while also showcasing India's vibrancy through its dance.

Port Blair, Nov. 27: Scheme of Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/Fitting of Aids/Appliances (ADIP Scheme) is one of the major initiatives of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India to assist the needy Divyangjan in procuring durable and scientifically manufactured standard aids and appliances to promote their physical, social and psychological rehabilitation. Assistive devices are given to PwDs with the aim to improve their independent functioning, to arrest the extent of disability and occurrence of secondary disabilities.

Port Blair, Nov. 27: Application has been invited for construction of Ice Plant/ Cold Storage in pro-rata basis with minimum capacity of 3 MT and above in the prescribed proforma from Fishers/ Fish Farmers/ Fish Workers/ Fish vendors / SHGs/ JNGs / Fisheries Development Corporations / Fisheries Federation/ Entrepreneurs / Private firms / ST / Women/ Differently abled persons for availing subsidy under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY).

Port Blair, Nov. 27: The Directorate of RD, PRIs& ULBs, A& N Administration, Marine Hill, Port Blair under Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) of Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Govt. of India has invited applications/project proposals from Academic Institutions/ Civil Society Organizations (CSO) / NGOs (registered at NGO Darpan of NITI Aayog) to collaborate with the Department of Rural Development and Panchayat collaborating with Gram Panchayats of their choice to work in the selected GPs and coordinate the entire process of preparing development plans for economic development and social justice in collaboration with the respective GP as part of the People's Plan Campaign launched from 2nd  October, 2022 to 31st  January, 2023.