Port Blair, Nov. 23: NABARD Andaman and Nicobar Regional Office had sanctioned a project for geographical indications tagging of 7 products from Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The products include Nicobari Hodi Craft, Andaman and Nicobar Coconut, Nicobari Mat, Nicobari Traditional Virgin Coconut Oil, Nicobari Hut, Andaman Black Rice, Padauk furniture and craft. Application for the Geographical Indication tag was filed for Nicobari Hodi craft on 21.10.2022, which makes it the first product from Andaman & Nicobar Islands to be filed for Geographical Indications tagging.

Port Blair, Nov. 23: The Department of Home Science, JNRM in association with the National Commission for Women, Govt. of India organised a National Seminar on “Rights of Differently Abled Women in Andaman and Nicobar Islands” today.

Inaugurating the seminar, the Chief Guest Smt. Smitha. R, IAS, Secretary (Social Welfare) Andaman &Nicobar Administration congratulated the Department of Home Science for organising this programme, which is the need of hour. The women are in the society are marginalised and the government is taking all possible steps to bring them into mainstream.

Port Blair, Nov. 23: Shri Vishal Jolly, National Executive Member BJP & Former State President BJP-ANI has expressed his gratitude towards the Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Administration for considering the request for allocation of more seats in Port Blair CTET Examination and more Examination Centres in order to ensure all aspiring students can appear for the CTET exam, by pursuing the matter with CBSE.

Port Blair, Nov. 23: Shri. Bishnu Pada Ray, Former Member of Parliament, A&N Islands on 22nd Nov 2022 met Shri Keshav Chandra, (IAS-1995) Chief Secretary, A&N Administration along with delegation Shri V.C. Gupta, Shri Aditya Raju, Shri Vishnu and Shri Bhoop Singh of Industrial Entrepreneur Association & Contractor and highlighted their problems.

Port Blair, Nov. 23: Shri Ajoy Bairagi, State President, BJP - ANI and Shri Sanjay Kumar Singh, State Vice President, BJP, ANI reached Campbell Bay today morning. On reaching Campbell Bay both the leaders were accorded warm Welcome by Local Leaders and General Public of Campbell Bay, Nicobar District.