High Time for the Andaman Authorities to Formulate Clear Policy to Protect Andaman Tribes From the Pandemic

Port Blair, June 28: In order to meet the local demands, the Convoy on the Andaman Trunk Road (ATR) starting from Jirkatan to Middle Strait has been increased from one to two now with the Unlock Phase – I being implemented. Commencing with the unlock phase-I announced by the government, flights and ships carrying passengers and cargo has also been allowed in the islands, which collectively has been posing serious risks to the endangered Jarawa community of the Andaman Islands.

MRCC Port Blair Successfully Coordinates Rescue of 3540 Precious Lives at Sea Since its Inception

Port Blair, June 28: Indian Coast Guard is the nodal agency for co-ordinating and conducting maritime SAR missions in India. Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC), Port Blair has been proactively coordinating and providing Search & Rescue coverage to all vessels including fishing boats and dinghies operating in the A&N Sea.

Port Blair, June 28: The Certificate of Vending (CoV) under para 4(1) of Andaman & Nicobar islands Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of street Vending scheme, 2016)  has been distributed on 22/06/2020, to the identified Street Vendors by the Port Blair Municipal Council. Shri N.K.Udhaya Kumar Chairperson, PBMC grace the occasion in presence of Secretary, PBMC, Shri CH Babu, Chairperson, (E & S J)  and Smti Protima Banerjee, Chairperson, (FT & A).

Port Blair, June 28: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Deputy Commissioner to issue certificates to all the government employees who had been placed under quarantine.

Port Blair, June 28: Acting tough on bootlegging, South Andaman District Special Police have registered three excise cases in a single day and arrested three persons on 26th June, 2020 and seized 82 bottles of IMFL.