Port Blair, July 24: The Member of Parliament, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray recently met Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of National Highways and Road Transport and requested him to sanction the long pending work of a bridge between Chatham and Bambooflat.

Ray also mentioned that the Islanders are having huge expectation from NDA government regarding the project.

Port Blair, July 24: In an effort to improve Solid Waste Management in the city, Shri Keshav Chandra, IAS, Chief Secretary, A&N Administration inaugurated PBMC’s Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Brookshabad today in association with GIZ in the presence of Shri Sudeep Rai Sharma, Chairperson, PBMC, Shri Amit Kale, IAS, Secretary, PBMC and Shri Christian Kapfensteiner, Director of Sustainable Urban Development GIZ-India. Senior Officers from the A&N Administration, Councillors, PBMC officials and general public were also present.

Billiground, July 24: In a proactive effort to educate and empower the youth, Police Station Billiground conducted a series of awareness programs focusing on Cyber Crime, Road Safety, and Drug Abuse. These programs were held at Government Middle Schools in Billiground, Shantipur, Shivapuram, and Padnabhapuram.

Port Blair, July 24: The Model Career Centre (Employment Exchange), Directorate of Employment & Training conducted a Career Guidance Programme on July 19 at PM SHRI Govt. Sr. Sec. School, Prothrapur. The aim of the programme was to provide valuable insight to students on choosing appropriate career paths and the significance of skill training.

The programme commenced with an introduction by Smt. K. Binu, Vocational Guidance Officer, emphasizing the critical aspects of informed career decision. Students were encouraged to consider their interests, strength, and future goals while selecting career paths. Detailed information was provided on various vocational courses and the scope of employment opportunities. Students were also sensitized to get themselves registered on National Career Service (NCS) Portal.

Port Blair, July 24: India Tourism, Port Blair, Ministry of Tourism, Government of India along with Andaman Association of Tour Operators and JNRM, Port Blair organised a Heritage walk today morning.

The walk started from the Historic Cellular Jail and Ended at Andaman Club, Opp Netaji Stadium. The walk was organised as a part of Visit of World Heritage Committee to New Delhi to attend the 46th Convention of World Heritage Committee. The programme was attended by Shri Ramakrishna, AD, India Tourism, Shri M. Vinod, President, AATO, Members of AATO and Students of BBA Tourism, JNRM, Port Blair.