Port Blair, Sept. 23: The Department of Agriculture in association with Department of Tourism will be celebrating Andaman Coconut Festival 2022 on 25th September, 2022 at Corbyn’s Cove beach. As part of celebration, various events like coconut based recipe competition, coconut dehusking and display of coconut products for Exhibition-cum-Sale will be organized to encourage the entrepreneurship among local youth.

Port Blair, Sept. 23: The District Level Development, Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meeting of South Andaman District was held under the Chairmanship of Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Hon’ble Member of Parliament in the presence of Smti. Pramila Kumari, Adhyaksha Zilla Parishad South Andaman, Smti. U Kavita, Chairperson PBMC and Shri. Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, Deputy Commissioner of South Andaman (Member Secretary DISHA Committee).

Port Blair, Sept. 23: The State unit of Bharatiya Janata Party led by its President Shri Ajoy Bairagi is celebrating various programmes to commemorate the 72nd Birthday of Hon’ble Prime Minster, Narendra Modi from 17th September as Seva Pakhwada.

Port Blair, Sept. 23: In compliance of Section 25 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974, no person shall, without the previous consent of the State Board, establish or take any steps to establish any industry, operation or process, or any treatment and disposal system or an extension or addition thereto, which is likely to discharge sewage or trade effluent into a stream or well or sewer or on land. Similarly, as per the Section 21 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981, subject to provisions of this section, no person shall, without the previous consent of the State Board, establish or operate any industrial plant in an air pollution control area.

Fancy Dress, Rangoli, Cultural Dance and Wall Painting Competitions Organised by Hope Town Panchayat

Port Blair, Sept. 23: With the aim of promoting art & culture in villages, various activities such as fancy dress, rangoli, cultural dance and wall paintings competitions were organized by the Gram Panchayat Hope Town on Sept. 16. To felicitate the participants, a prize distribution ceremony was held at Panchayat Bhavan premises at Hope Town today. The chief guest, Shri Hari Kallikkat, IAS, Secretary (Art & Culture), A & N Administration and guest of honor, Shri Prateek Yadav, Director (Art & Culture) A&N Administration gave away the prizes to winners of various competitions.