Port Blair, Nov. 28: Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs, Govt. of India, Shri John Barla arrived here on a 5-days visit to A&N Islands today. Soon after arrival, the Minister proceeded to Swaraj Dweep. On Nov. 30, the Minister will visit Anthropological Museum and National Cellular Jail.

Car Nicobar, Nov. 28: As a part of Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra, Ms. Jyoti Kumari, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Nicobar District flagged off the Van campaign for ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ at Car Nicobar. Shri Manjeet Sheoran, IPS Superintendent of Police Nicobar District and other line Department Officers were also present. The van was welcomed at Perka Village by the Tribal Community with their traditional cultural programme. The video screening of VBSY was held in the Priydarshini Hall and Sankalp Pledge was administrated to the local Tribal Leaders and villagers. The cultural programme on the theme of ‘Dharti Kahe Pukaar Ke’ was presented by the students of JNV, Car Nicobar to educate the gathering about the benefits of the ongoing schemes of Govt. of India for different categories of people. The focus of the Yatra is to reach out to people and create awareness and provide benefits of welfare schemes like Ujjwala LPG Connection, food security, proper nutrition clean drinking water etc.

Port Blair, Nov. 28: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) Campaign was held at Gram Panchayat Mithakhari and Namunaghar today under the jurisdiction of CD Block Ferrargunj. VBSY is the largest ever outreach initiative of the Government of India. Planked on the vision of inclusive development, it has been a constant endeavour of the Government to ensure that the benefits of its schemes reach all citizens, thus achieving 100% saturation. 

Port Blair, Nov. 28: The last date for submission of filled in application form for allotment of Stalls for Island Tourism Festival-2023 is Dec. 5, 2023 upto 3 pm. The schedule is as follows:

1) Last date of submission of filled application form to the Tourism Department (Planning Section): 5/12/2023

Mayabunder, Nov. 28: The Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra Campaign is continuing in North & Middle Andaman. The especially designed IEC Van was welcomed at GP Nimbutala and Sivapuram today. A video was also screened and the Viksit Bharat Pledge was taken by the PRIs, general public, school children and officials during the yatra.