Port Blair, Sept. 28: ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra (CIARI), N & M Andaman organised a three days training programme on “Empowering Rural Women through Preparation of Bakery Products” for farm women and rural youths of N and M Andaman at Gram Panchayat Hall, Hari Nagar from 24th Sept. to 26th Sept.2020. Dr. Pooja kapoor, SMS (Home Science), course co-ordinator of the programme, discussed about the objectives and contents of three days training programme. The training was conducted with the objective to develop and enhance the skills of farm women and youths by providing technical knowledge about Bakery Science.

Port Blair, Sept. 27: In the line of Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Campaign and implementation of PM SVANidhi scheme, the Port Blair Municipal Council distributed Certificate of Vending (CoVs) to 181 Street vendors at a function organized at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Auditorium, Port Blair. The Council also conducted financial literacy training for the vendors.  Shri. Abhisekh Dev, IAS Secretary (UD) was the Chief Guest for the occasion while Smti. Anjali Sehrawat, IAS, Secretary (PBMC), Shri. Satya Priyadarshi, Regional Manager, State Bank of India and Shri. Farooq, District Lead Bank Manager, SBI were also present at the function.

Port Blair, Sept. 27: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration to issue necessary direction to the concerned authorities to make immediate arrangement for sailing of boat from Diglipur to Port Blair. The sailing is to transport medically referred patients including cases of serious labour for pregnant women who are stranded in Diglipur due to non-availability of boat. 

Port Blair, Sept. 27: The Andaman Association of Tour Operators under the leadership of Shri M. Vinod, President celebrated World Tourism Day Today in a simple manner due to the pandemic situation.

The AATO members in association with ‘Island Trading Agency’ Sanitized the National Memorial Cellular Jail & Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex.

Port Blair, Sept. 27: The Indian Red Cross Society, A&N Branch, Port Blair distributed washable cotton cloth masks and mysore sandal soaps to Orphanages and Child Care Homes in Port Blair and South Andaman area. Dr. R.Thulasi Dasan, Hon. General Secretary and other supporting staff of IRCS, A&N Branch handed over all together 240 washable cotton cloth mask and 200 mysore sandal soaps for the inmates through the In-Charges of Pranab Kanya Sangha, AIR Road, Port Blair, Abhydaya complex (Children’s Home, Old Age Home, Home for Divyang), Ferrargunj, Seva Niketan, Dairy farm, Love Children’s Home, Indira Nagar, Manglutan and Calvary Children’s Home, Port Mout, South Andaman on 16th, 18th & 25th September 2020 respectively.