Port Blair, July 21: One Stop Centre under the Directorate of Social Welfare organized an online awareness session on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013. Dr. Nitin Shakya, Director (SW), emphasized to create awareness among the women employees regarding various provisions of the POSH Act for the safety and security of working women.

Port Blair, July 20: As part of World Youth Skills Day 2024 celebration, the Composite Regional Centre (CRC), Andaman & Nicobar Islands, in collaboration with Hope Foundation, Port Blair conducted Inclusive Sports Day aimed at empowering and showcasing the talents of disabled youths in the region.

The event, held at the CRC A&N Islands, Brookshabad, brought together young athletes with disabilities from various backgrounds to participate in a range of sporting and gaming activities like running, carom and soft ball throw etc, specially designed to accommodate their unique needs. The Inclusive Sports Day underscored the importance of providing equal opportunities for disabled youth to develop their skills, build self-confidence.

Diglipur, July 20: The Department of Agriculture at Diglipur organized a demonstration on ‘Preparation of Biopesticides formulation viz. Neemashtra, Jeevamrit and preparation of Vermicompost in vermibed’ in the field of Shri R. Kannan, S/o Lt. P. Rangaswami at Milangram village under Gram Panchayat, Laxmipur on July 18. The demonstration was attended by 25 farmers of the area and Samiti Member, Shri Ashim Mistry.    

Port Blair, July 20: Stop Diarrhoea Campaign 2024 is being observed by all the Health facilities of the Union Territory of A&N Islands from 1st July which will continue till 31st August, 2024. To mark the event, a State level programme was organized by Directorate of Health Services in association with UT Health Mission today at the Community Hall, New Pahargaon, with the ultimate aim to ensure ‘Zero child deaths due to childhood diarrhoea among the under 05 children’. Dr. Suja Antony, Director, Health Services, A&N Administration, was the chief guest on the occasion while Smti Pandi Selvi, Ward Councillor, New Pahargaon, Ward number 20, South Andaman was the guest of honour.

Mayabunder, July 21: The meeting of Governing Body of VKZPVs, N&M Andaman was held on July 18, 2024 in the Conference Hall of the Zilla Parishad, Mayabunder. Smt. Elizabeth, Adhyaksha, Zilla Parishad, North & Middle Andaman welcomed all the Members of Body and Shri Ashish Joon, CEO, Zilla Parishad briefed about the ongoing projects of VKZPVs, initiatives taken like procurement of sports items and the proposed repair and maintenance of the three VKZPVs and the ongoing repair project of VKV, Kadamtala.