Port Blair, April 11: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,12,224 beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above have been vaccinated so far in A&N Islands. Similarly, 23,396 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 yrs. and 10,483 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 12 to 14 yrs. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 13,915.

Port Blair, April 10: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has urged the Hon'ble Union Minister, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India to impress upon Prasar Bharati to implement DD Free Dish DTH service in Andaman & Nicobar Islands so that the people residing in the remote Islands also get benefits of the Doordarshan Free Dish DTH service.

Port Blair, April 10: The newly constructed Residential Building of Child (Girls) Care Centre run under the aegis of Pranab Kanya Sangha, Port Blair has been inaugurated at a simple function organised on 08th April 2022 by Shri Suneel Anchipaka IAS, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman as the Chief Guest.  The function was also graced by Sannyasini Jnananandamayee, Vice President, Pranab Kanya Sangha; Swami Prarthanananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, Port Blair and Shraddhananda Saraswati, Resident Acharya, Chinmaya Mission, Port Blair as Special Guests.

Port Blair, April 10: On receipt of complaint from the parents of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Chouldari, the South Andaman Zilla Parishad, Adhyaksha, Smti. Pramila Kumari and Member UT Commission for Protection of Child Rights and BJP State President Mahila Morcha, Smti Sampa Banerjee visited the Vidyalaya. Thereafter they met Dr. Subhash Sarkar, Union Minister of State for Education Government of India and submitted the proposal.

Port Blair, April 10: A&N Police while continuing its effort to curb the menace of Drunken Driving in the islands has further intensified checking through Special Enforcement Teams. These drives were commenced on 14th March 2022 and are still continuing. Several teams of local police & traffic police are jointly deployed on field at various places throughout the islands to check drunken driving.  As a result A&N Police has booked 456 persons in 26 days. The involved vehicles that were seized which includes commercial, public service and personal vehicles. The Original Driving License of the offenders is also suspended.