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.

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: Shri Vishal Jolly, National Executive Committee Member, BJP has thanked & expressed his gratitude to the Hon'ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands, Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, as well as all other officials involved in the process for considering the request to grant adequate compensation to the father of two deceased children of the same family, who recently lost their lives in the same incident of drowning at Hope Town, South Andaman.

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.

Port Blair, Sept. 23: To celebrate the rich cultural heritage of India, the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (EZCC) Ministry of Culture, GoI in collaboration with Directorate of Art & Culture, A&N Administration organized a five day’s classical dance workshop on Mohiniyattam from Sept. 19 to 23, 2022 at Andaman Club.