Port Blair, Sept. 21: The ANTCC President, Shri. Rangalal Halder has highlighted a great concern before the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration regarding the pending salaries of teachers employed under the elementary education scheme "Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)" in A&N Islands.

In the letter, Halder expressed his displeasure over the Administration for not releasing the salaries of teachers for the past 3 months. He informed that such delay in payment has placed significant financial stress and hardships on these teachers and their families, affecting their livelihoods and overall well-being.

Port Blair, Sept. 21: As a part of Ayushman Bhavah Campaign, Smti. Veditha Reddy, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, today graced the HWC Health Mela at Khetan Kalyan Mandapam, under UHC Junglighat along with Shri. Dilkhush Meena, IAS, Add. District Magistrate (SA), Shri. Aziz Ur Rehman, Councillor, Ward No. 6, Dr, P.Lal, Nodal Officer, Ayushman Bharat, Dr. Vivin.V, HoD, Community Medicine, ANIIMS & Shri. B. Nagendra, Dist. Programme Manager, DHS (SA), where different Health units, Poshan unit & Police traffic awareness unit have been set up for community level awareness & other health services was also provided.

Kolkata, Sept. 21: The 36th National Under-7 Open & Girls Chess Championships–2023 began today morning in Kolkata, West Bengal.

More than 350 players from across India are participating in this prestigious Championship in which four young chess players (one girl & three boys) from Andaman & Nicobar Islands viz. D Charvi of VKV Lambaline, Port Blair, P Joshit of St. Mary’s School, Jayden Immanual Gomez of Carmel school and R Medanth of Saraswati Shishu Mandir are participating with great enthusiasm.

Kadamtala, Sept. 21: On 15/09/2023, Shri. Jairul Sardar S/o Shri Mosharaf Sardar (26) Yrs, Pvt. worker, R/o Junglighat, Port Blair came to PS Kadamtala and lodged a missing report of his wallet which contains Cash, ATM and Identity cards. Acting swiftly, staff of PS Kadamtala made extensive search in all the possible places of Kadamtala area.  After tireless efforts, the missing wallet was found from the roadside near JPP Parlobjig No. 3 having cash and identity cards of Shri. Jairul Sardar. Later, SI P.M Krishna Kumar, SHO PS Kadamtala handed over the missing wallet along with Cash Rs 2400/-, ATM Cards, and Identity cards to the owner. Shri. Jairul Sardar, owner of the missing wallet appreciated the prompt action, dedication and efforts made by PS Kadamtala in finding of his missing wallet. 

Port Blair, Sept. 21: The Andaman & Nicobar AIDS Control Society (ANACS) in co-ordination with Blood Center, G.B. Pant Hospital, Directorate of Health Services rendered its support to the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Department of Community Medicine, ANIIMS, Port Blair to organize blood donation camp at BJP Bhawn, Port Blair on 20/9/2023. All together 45 units of blood were donated by the donors.