Port Blair, March 24: A team of MBBS students led by Dr. Priyanka Yadav, Assistant Professor, under the supervision of Dr. Pragya Sharma, Director, ANIIMS and Dr. Vivin Vincent, Head of the Department, Community Medicine (ANIIMS) presented a “Nukkad Natak” on the occasion of World TB Day which was facilitated by Mr. S. Shivraj, MSW, ANIIMS. The event was held at Vidya Yuva Kendra, Skill Development Center, Patthargadda organized by the Director, Mr. J Mohan Ram Kumar today.

Port Blair, March 24: On the occasion of 2nd Anniversary of Arun Hospital, Dollygunj, a blood donation camp was organised under the guidance of technical team of G.B Pant Hospital and AIDS Control society on 24/03/2023 in the hospital premises.

Common Service Centres to be Made Available through Primary Agricultural Credit Societies

Port Blair, March 23: For the first time in the history of A&N Islands, the functioning of Common Service Centres (CSCs) - a citizen centric initiative towards ease of doing business has now been made available through Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS). This initiative of A&N Administration will further aid in providing Govt. related services at the doorsteps of the citizens. The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Keshav Chandra, IAS, launched this service through PACS at a function held in the Community Hall of Gram Panchayat, Wimberlygunj here this morning. The Chief Secretary inaugurated the CSC of Bapuji Service Co-operative Society Ltd. Wimberlygunj by cutting the ribbon and 11 other CSCs covering South as well as North & Middle Andaman Districts through video conference in the presence of the Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Ms Veditha Reddy, IAS and Secretary (Co-operation), Shri Raajesh Goyal, PRIs and residents of the area. The Chairman/Members of the respective PACs also joined the inaugural ceremony through virtual mode.

Port Blair, March 24: A training programme was organized on “Control of flies to improve productivity and reproductive performance in livestock” by ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair at New Bimblitan, South Andaman on 23rd March 2023 at New Bimblitan, with the theme Control of flies to improve productivity and reproductive performance in livestock.

Port Blair, March 23: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested to include short term certificate courses like Personal jetski water craft, power boat handler, snorkelling, parasailing and other water sports activities under PMKVY.

The Member of Parliament has requested the Chief Secretary to add these short-term certificate courses especially for Andaman & Nicobar Islands. He stressed on inclusion of courses related to water sports such as Personal Jetski Water Craft, Power Boat Handler, and Snorkelling.