Port Blair, Nov. 22: With a list of 19 families of single mothers and elderly women who were in need of assistance, Shri Abdul Basheer, Pradhan, Kanyapuram reached out to Shri Mandeep Grewal, President, Port Blair Guru Ki Rasoi and explained the situation.

Port Blair, Nov. 22: A joint workshop on “Meeting of Livestock farmers and Agriculturists with NIAB Scientists (MILAN)” was organized by ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair in collaboration with DBT-National Institute of Animal Biotechnology, Hyderabad on 21st November 2022 at ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair. The workshop was conducted on the theme of Implications of the Human-Animal Interface in Public Health and to understand the issues and challenges faced by livestock farmers, thereby making suitable technological interventions for improving the productivity and health of livestock. The workshop was attended by 130 participants including livestock farmers, Veterinarians, scientists from ICAR-CIARI, and NIAB, Hyderabad.

Port Blair, Nov. 22: Under skill development initiatives, the Directorate of Industries, A&N Administration will be organizing 3 month’s short term training. Interested applicants unemployed youth / SHGs and other needy persons may apply their candidature in the prescribed format with necessary documents. The application form can be obtained from the Development Section of the Directorate of Industries. The training for various trades like basic carpentry and wooden handicraft; cane & bamboo handicrafts and general engineering (basic welding, spray painting, smithy & sheet metal will be conducted at Directorate of Industries, Port Blair for a period of three months. Application form has been issued today and the last date for receipt of application is Dec.12, 2022.  The date of commencement of training is Dec.15, 2022.

Port Blair, Nov. 22: The online link for submission of entrance application form for B.Ed, Ph.D and Post Basic B.Sc (Nursing) of Indira Gandhi national Open University (IGNOU) has been opened. The entrance test towards admission for B.Sc.Nursing (PB), B.Ed. & Ph.D. Programme for January 2023 session is scheduled on 8th January, 2023. The eligible candidates may visit IGNOU website- www.ignou.ac.in  for online submission of the entrance application form. The last date for submission of online entrance application form is 20th December, 2022. For more details, contact IGNOU Regional Centre, Port Blair over Phone: 03192-242888, 03192-230111 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Port Blair, Nov. 22: Vasectomy fortnight is being observed from 21st November to 4th December, 2022, by the Directorate of Health Services, A&N Administration in association with Union Territory Health Mission, A&N Islands along with the rest of the country.