Port Blair, April 20: The increase in the number of corona positive cases in A&N Islands is a matter of great concern and poses a great challenge for the Administration despite the best efforts to contain the spread of the virus. Further, the Administration is putting its best efforts from all quarters to arrest the spread of corona virus and to minimize the positive cases in A&N Islands, said the Secretary, IP&T, Shri Sunil Kumar Singh addressing a COVID-19 media briefing in the conference hall of IP&T today. He once again reiterated the need to strictly adhere to COVID-19 protocol and urged the people to follow COVID appropriate behavior. 

Sanjay Kumar Singh Takes up the Matter with CS and Shipping Secretary

Port Blair, April 20: Sanjay Kumar Singh, State Vice President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Andaman and Nicobar Islands under the leadership and instruction from Ajoy Bairagi, State President, Bharatiya Janata Party today met the Chief Secretary and requested him for immediate ship sailings to the Southern Group of Islands.

Sanjay Kumar Singh also wrote a letter to the Chief Secretary in which he stated that large number of residents of the Southern Group of Islands i.e. Hutbay, Car Nicobar, Nancowry and Campbell Bay are stuck at Port Blair because of non-availability of Shipping Services since long.

I extend my best wishes to everyone on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami.

Ramnavami which is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Maryada Purushottam Shri Ram gives us the message of peace, virtue, tolerance and harmony. .

On the festive occasion of Rama Navami, let us resolve to follow Shri Ram's ideals in our lives and to build a glorious nation.

Kuldeep Rai Sharma

Member of Parliament

A&N Islands

Guru Ki Rasoi Arranges for Iftar

Port Blair, April 20: As part of the initiative of the District Administration to get people above the age group of 45 vaccinated, a special COVID vaccination camp was organised at Community Hall, Malappuram in the presence of Shri Suneel Anchipaka, Deputy Commissioner (SA), Shri Hari Kallikkat, SDM (SA) and Ms. B. Yashaswini, AC (U/T).   

The camp held in the holy month of Ramzan had a huge response from all walks of the society. The drive was successfully held with the cooperation of the staffs of the PHC Wimberlygunj led by Dr. Ankita Benerjee. As part of the camp, Iftar was also arranged for the gathering by the NGO Guru Ki Rasoi undertaking all COVID protocols.   

Port Blair, April 19: Consequent on emerging pandemic situation, the Competent Authority has been pleased to accord approval for suspension of classes from IX to XII of all management schools (Govt./Govt. Aided /Private/Local Bodies/KV/JNV) with immediate effect for a period of four weeks i.e. upto 17th May 2021 for prevention of spread of COVID-19.