Port Blair, Feb 18: e-EPIC is a secure portable document format (PDF) version of the EPIC which can be downloaded on mobile or in a self-printable form on the computer. A voter can thus store the card on his/her mobile, upload it as a PDF on Digi locker or print it and self-laminate it. This is in addition to PVC EPIC being issued currently.

Who is eligible for e-EPIC?

All General Voters who have valid EPIC Number. All new electors registered during Special Summary Revision 2023 & 2024 and who registered their mobile number while applying will get a SMS and may download e-EPIC.

Port Blair, Feb 18: The five-day peripatetic training programme on ‘Office Management  including Office Procedure, Noting and Drafting, Record Management & Service Book’ for Head Clerks, Higher Grade Clerks and Lower Grade Clerks of Amalgamated Clerical Cadre working in various Department of A&N Administration conducted by the Administrative Reforms & Training Wing of A&N Administration in association with the Institute of Secretariat Training & Management (ISTM), Department of Personnel & Training, Govt. of India, New Delhi concluded with a valedictory function held in the Conference Hall of Tagore Govt. College of Education yesterday.

Port Blair, Feb 16: The Member of Parliament of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Administration to post an additional Staff Nurse at the Blood Bank of G B Pant Hospital to ensure uninterrupted and efficient service delivery.

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, the Member of Parliament mentioned that he has received reports from General Public that the Blood Bank unit at G.B. Pant Hospital is facing certain challenges due to understaffing. As per information received from patients, currently, the Blood Bank unit at G.B. Pant Hospital operates with only one staff nurse, leading to difficulties for the general public who wish to donate blood and avail other related services.

Port Blair, Feb 18: The 37th Convocation of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be held on Tuesday, 20th February 2024 at TGCE Auditorium, Middle Point, Port Blair. Eligible Learners who have paid online fee and registered his/her name to receive Degree/Diploma Certificate in-person during the convocation function are requested to present at venue by 8.30 AM. For more details, the learners may contact IGNOU Regional Centre, Port Blair over Phone: 03192-242888 or 03192-230111 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Port Blair, Feb 16: The third "Samir Acharya Memorial Award function for Conservation of Coastal and Island Ecosystems" was organised today at Bageecha – an Andaman Chronicle initiative, by the family of Late Samir Acharya. This year the award was bagged by Ms. Garima Poonia who runs an NGO in the name of Kachrewale.  

The award was presented by Smti. Geetanjali Acharya to Ms. Garima Poonia in the presence of Shri. Farookh Alam, Shri. Meherzaad, Smti. Susan and Smti. Pushpanjali Raju.