Port Blair, March 25: The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Khadi and Village Industries Board and the Directorate of Industries, A& N Administration organized ‘Khadi Paridhan Utsav’ as part of celebration of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ at Andaman Club on Saturday 25th March. The Chairperson, PBMC, Smt. S Selvi as the chief guest garlanded the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi which marked the commencement of the event.

Campbell Bay, March 25: As part of the celebration of Yuva Utsav-2023, a gala event was organized yesterday at Community Hall, Campbell Bay. Various competitions like painting, poetry, photography, speech & cultural events were organized with the motive to attract participation of every folks of youth.  The Yuva Utsav-2023 was inaugurated by Dr. Jatinder Sohal, Assistant Commissioner/SDM, Campbell Bay.

Port Blair, March 25: The sale of sawn timber at Government Saw Mill, Chatham shall remain closed from April 1 to 15, 2023 in connection with Annual Stock Verification of Sawn Timber.

Port Blair, March 25: The District Magistrate, South Andaman has notified for the information of all concerned that for bituminous work, the rural road from Calicut School to Lal Mitti at Calicut (NH) (Length-2.50 Km) will be closed for vehicular movement from March 26 to 31, 2023.

Port Blair, March 24: During the ‘One World TB Summit’ held in Varanasi today to commemorate the World TB Day 2023, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GoI has awarded Gold Medal with Certificate for achieving more than 60% reduction in Tuberculosis incidence in the progress towards Tuberculosis Free Status to District of North & Middle Andaman, A&N Islands. The GoI has set the target of TB elimination by 2025 for which one of the criterion is reduction in the TB incidence by 80% when compared to the TB incidence in the year 2015. The Central TB Division, MoHFW has started a novel initiative to assess the progress of different Districts/States towards achieving TB Free status.