Port Blair, Jan 27: Five officers and personnel of A&N Police have been conferred upon prestigious Police, Fire Service and Home Guard& Civil Defence medals on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day 2021. The awards were announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs on the eve of the Republic Day.

Port Blair, Jan 27: Indian Coast Guard Region (A&N) is conducting various events for the local populace of the Islands to commemorate 45th Coast Guard Raising Day. As part of celebrations, Headquarters Coast Guard Region (Andaman & Nicobar) conducted Inter School Quiz Competition via digital medium through video conferencing for various schools at Port Blair on 27 Jan 21. The aim of the event was to encourage students to think beyond the textual knowledge, inculcate team spirit and create awareness about the role of Indian Coast Guard in maritime and coastal security of nation by interacting with future generation of India. The event also provided platform to young and bright minds of our schools to know about career opportunities in Indian Coast Guard. 

Port Blair, Jan 27: A ceremonial parade was conducted to commemorate the occasion of 72nd Republic Day celebrated on 26th Jan 2021 at Netaji Stadium, Port Blair. The Chief Guest and Reviewing Officer for the parade Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, VSM, NM (Retd) of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The parade led by Lt Cdr R Manikandan of the Indian Navy comprised of contingents from Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and A&N Police

Port Blair, Jan 27: The visiting 29 students of Govt. Rabindra Bangla Vidhyalaya, Port Blair have been sensitized on disaster management & preparedness of A&N Islands on 27th January, 2021 at the Conference Hall of Directorate of Disaster Management.

Indian Coast Guard Evacuates Stranded Personnel from Kamorta Island

Port Blair, Jan 25: In a response to the request by civil administration, Indian Coast Guard undertook swift evacuation of stranded islanders from Kamorta to Katchal island on 24 Jan 21.

At about 0900 hrs on 24 Jan 21, an information was received from Assistant Commissioner, Nancowry regarding stranded personnel (approx. 40-50) at Kamorta awaiting urgent evacuation to Katchal Island. The personnel including women and children are residents of Katchal who travelled from Port Blair to Kamorta in DSS vessel ‘Nancowry’ and were disembarked at Kamorta on 23 Jan 21. In absence of any ferry from Kamorta to Katchal, these personnel were stranded at Kamorta with limited resources of food and lodging for such large number of passengers.