Port Blair, Nov. 26: AMUL, Port Blair celebrated National Milk Day which falls on 26th November every year to commemorate the efforts of Dr Verghese Kurien, the brain behind the White Revolution. Dr Kurien played an instrumental role in the development of the dairy industry. Dr. Verghese Kurien’s birth centenary and Amul’s successfully completion of 77 years of serving Indian milk producers and consumers by organizing Walkathon.

The walkathon was attended by around 150 members of all DBRAIT students, faculty and Amul Distributors of Islands and others local citizens.

Diglipur, Nov. 26: To curb down the bootlegging activities and fight against the menace to eradicate the trade of illegal sale of illicit liquor from the society, the team of Kalighat Police Station takes decisive action against illicit liquor production in Talbagan jungles, resulting destruction of around 1500 liters of lehan prepared in 3 drums & 22 Plastic buckets.

In a strategic operation on the direction of SI Shilpi Singha, SHO Kalighat, a team consisting of PCs Sushil Sarkar, Ranjit Biswas, Suresh Soreng and Baikanto Majhi of PS Kalighat successfully destroyed 1500 liters of illegally produced Lehan in the dense jungles of Talbagan. This action is part of the continuous efforts to curb the illegal production and distribution of alcohol in the region.

Port Blair, Nov. 26: The State Child Production Society (SCPS) under the Directorate of Social Welfare, conducted an insightful program at Govt. Senior Secondary School, Wimberlygunj. Distinguished guests from the District Legal Service Authority (DLSA), A&N Islands delivered impactful insights into crucial facets of Children's Rights. About 150 children participated in the programme.

Port Blair, Nov. 26: The All India Democratic Women’s Association (AIDWA), Andaman & Nicobar State Organising Committee observed the “International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women” by organizing a meeting at Shaheed Bhavan, Anarkali, Port Blair on 25.11.2023. 

Kala Devi, President, SOC, who presided over the function, briefly explained the objective of organizing the programme. Addressing the participants in the programme, D. Ayyappan, Vice President, CITU State Committee expressed concern over the increasing attack on women in the islands and said that there is no forum for the women to ventilate their grievances.

Port Blair, Nov. 25: The Child Centric Disaster Risk Reduction (CCDRR) Centre, National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI organised a five days Training of Trainers on ‘Engaging Youth & Adolescents in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation’, in collaboration with the Department of Coastal Disaster Management at Pondicherry University, Port Blair campus, which concluded on Nov. 24.