Port Blair, Jan 7: The Directorate of Shipping Services in order to improve efficiency and operationalise more number of vessels has taken various steps. Towards achieving the said goals, the Directorate of Shipping Services has put in sincere efforts to optimize the utilization of drydocks. Pre docking preparation were strictly adhered for these vessels which are allotted drydocks slots with respect to the quantum of repair and readiness by the repairing agency including men and materials. This action proved to be effective due to which, the overstaying of vessels under repair in the drydock could be minimized which resulted in drydock slot availability to vessels waiting for the same. While vessels are in drydock, periodic monitoring system were evolved by which the progress of repairs were monitored to ensure the vessels complete the repair works within the allotted period of drydock and undock as per schedule.

Port Blair, Jan 7: Director General Virender Singh Pathania, PTM, TM, Indian Coast Guard called on Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Hon’ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency today at Raj Niwas. Discussed issues related to ICG and A&N Coast Guard Region including force accretion, infra perspective plans, Coastal Security etc.

Port Blair, Jan 7: The Andaman & Nicobar Islands Private Practicing Doctors Association in coordination with Directorate of Health services will conduct a multi-speciality health camp at PHC Tusnabad on Sunday (9th January), 2022 from 9 am to 1 pm. 

6,09,121 Doses of Vaccines Administered to Beneficiaries in Isles So Far

Port Blair, Jan. 7: The safety of the citizens is the foremost priority of the Administration, especially during this pandemic time. To shield its citizens from the corona virus, the vaccination of eligible beneficiaries is being initiated by the Administration in different parts of the Islands.  

Port Blair, Jan 7: The Distribution of Vegetable Seed Minikits commenced in Municipal Area from today on 7th January. Altogether 5600 vegetable minikits were handed over to PBMC staff for distribution in 7 wards of Port Blair municipal council. The vegetable minikits were distributed to the sanitary staff of Ward no. 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8 and 14. For providing technical support to the beneficiary the field functionaries of Agriculture Department were also accompanied during the distribution programme. Further the remaining 17 wards will be covered from 8th and 10th Jan 2022. Under this programme so far 23500 nos of vegetable seed minikits were distributed at various villages of and municipal areas of South Andaman District. Under this programme 5498 Nos of Vegetable Seed Minikits are being sent to Hut Bay for the beneficiaries of Little Andaman Island. The same will be distributed among the beneficiaries of Little Andaman through the Community Resourse Persons of respective areas along with the representatives of Agriculture Department.