Port Blair, July 15: With the launch of “Each One Plant One” campaign by the A & N Administration, the Directorate of RD, PRIs & ULBs has kick-started the plantation drive across the UT in collaboration with Department of Environment & forest for mass mobilization in the rural areas.

Port Blair, July 15: The Directorate of RD, PRIs & ULBs, Andaman & Nicobar Administration conducted awareness session on harmful effects of Single Use Plastics and Menstrual Hygiene and Management on 15th July 2022 at Govt. Senior Secondary School, Port Mout.

Port Blair, July 15: Fifteen positive cases have been detected today in A&N Islands, of which, 12 were from incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday. Today, 8 flights with 1187 passengers arrived, out of which, 1104 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 122 passengers and the reports are awaited.   

Port Blair, July 15: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,84,328 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23,596 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 years.  24,743 beneficiaries in the age group of 12 to 14 years have been administered both doses of vaccine. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 29436.

Minister visits Fish Landing Centre at Rangat; assures ofall assistance from Govt. for developing 'Model Fishermen Village' Project in North & Middle Andaman District

Port Blair, July 14: The Hon'ble Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, GoI, Dr. L Murugan, arrived here on a two day visit to the A&N Islands today. On arrival, the Minister was received by Senior Officers of the Administration, PBMC Chairperson and public representatives. Soon after arrival at Port Blair, the Minister proceeded to Rangat where he visited the Fish Landing Centre at Rangat Bay. Addressing the gathering, especially the fishermen community there, the Minister stated that prior to 2014 there was no separate Ministry for Fisheries but after 2014 the Central Government created a separate Ministry named Fisheries Ministry for the development of Fisheries sector in the country.