Port Blair, June 18: The Port Blair Municipal Council is maintaining 74.00 Km of road stretches under its jurisdiction of 24 wards. Apart from providing other basic civic amenities to the citizens of Port Blair, PBMC has taken-up the initiative to resurface/ revamp the existing roads falling under its jurisdiction, across 24 Wards. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, GOI has sanctioned Rs 3342.95 Lakhs under Central Road Fund (CRF) Scheme for taking up 38.79 Kms of Road Works. 

Port Blair, June 18: South Andaman Police once again proved their efficiency and efforts to curb down the illegal activities from the societies; the teams of District Special Police Squad, PS Aberdeen and PS Chatham arrested sixteen persons under A&N Islands Gambling Regulation, 1951 and for violation of social distancing norms on 16th June, 2020 with recovery of more than 04 Lakhs rupees.

Port Blair, June 17: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Shri Kuildeep Rai Sharma has requested the Director of State Transport, A&N Administration to resume the Express Bus service of STS between Port Blair and Nimbudera and vice versa. The bus service in the route was suspended owing to COVID-19 pandemic since 19th March, 2020, which is yet to be resumed. Due to the suspension of the bus service, the villagers residing around the four Gram Panchayats of Shivapuram, Swadesh Nagar,  Harinagar and Basanthipur having a population of 20 (twenty) thousand are facing difficulties.

Port Blair, June 17: Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Hon’ble Lt Governor, A&N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency and Shri Chetan B.Sanghi, Chief Secretary attended the Video-Conference chaired by Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India & Shri Amit Shah, Hon’ble Home Minister with CMs of States/UTs. They also paid homage to martyrs of Galwan Valley. Discussed best practices and resumption of infrastructure development projects of the Islands.

Port Blair, June 17: The Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council Shri.N.K.Udhaya Kumar on behalf of the residents of Rajaji Nagar, CARI Garacharma, Ward No-24 expressed his heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the Secretary (Power),A&N Administration, Superintending Engineer(Electricity) and officials of Prothrapur Electrical Sub Division for installing transformer and restoring regular electric supply in the Garacharma Area.