Religious Places, Tourists Spots, Schools etc. to Remain Closed w.e.f. 11th Jan

Port Blair, Jan 10: In view of the steep increase in the numbers of COVID-19 positive cases in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the District Administration in an attempt to curtail the numbers today imposed more restrictions over the existing restrictions. The District Magistrate, South Andaman, Shri Suneel Anchipaka, IAS today issued an Order No. 30 dated 10th Jan 2022 wherein he cleared the following:

Port Blair, Jan 10: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands to reopen tourism in Wandoor, New Wandoor and Jolly Bouy, once the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.

During a recent meeting with the Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Andaman & Nicobar Islands at Raj Niwas, the MP mentioned that this will open up employment opportunities for thousands of people once again and also give a much needed boost to Tourism industry of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Issues Directions to Retired / Transferred Govt. Servants to Vacate Govt. Accommodations

Port Blair, Jan. 10: It has come to the notice of the Chief Secretary that a large number of Govt. Servants who has been allotted Govt, accommodations have made encroachments on the Govt. land either adjacent to the allotted quarters or other places illegally and constructed permanent/temporary structures thereon, which is violation of laid down Rules. Such encroachments on Govt. land by Govt servants, and indulgence in such illegal practice by Govt. servants will be viewed seriously and action under CCS (Conduct)/CCS (CCA) Rules will be taken, which may even lead to dismissal from Govt. service.

Port Blair, Jan 10: The State President, National Students Union of India, Mr. M.A Sajid has suspended NSUI State Vice-Presidents Mr. V. Maheshwaran and Mr. Rajeev Rao for 6 years from the portfolio of NSUI for indiscipline and misbehaviour.

Port Blair, Jan 10: The District Administration is working on war footing to contain the spread of Covid-19 and limiting the number of cases in South Andaman District and has taken various proactive and necessary measures/ precautions in order to bring this pandemic to a halt.