Diglipur, Aug 18: The North & Middle Andaman District Police commenced of a monumental event—the "SMARAN YATRA" under the banner of “MERI MAATI MERA DESH.” This remarkable rally serves as a poignant tribute to the courageous Veer Shaheed Jawans of India and a solemn occasion to extend heartfelt condolences to the martyrs of the Andaman and Nicobar Police.

Port Blair, Aug 18: The ANTCC Campaign Committee Chairman, Mr. TSG Bhasker met the Superintending Engineer of the Electricity Department on Thursday evening and discussed various issues such as shortage of power supply, frequent fluctuation in power supply, the LNG project and power back up in the Solar Power Plant.

Port Blair, Aug 18: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has launched "Bharat Internet Utsav" media campaign, a celebration of the remarkable impact the internet has had on the lives of people across India. This campaign aims to showcase the stories of individuals whose lives have been transformed by the internet, underscores the pivotal role of connectivity in driving inclusive socio-economic development.

Mayabunder, Aug 18: A ‘Millet Mela’ was organised by ICDS Project Rangat at Danapur Community Hall, Mayabunder today. The ‘Millet Mission’ policy of the Govt of India aims to mainstream millets and to improve the nutritional diversity of the children by way of inclusion of millets- based recipes in the diet plan of Anganwadi Centres.

Inaugurating the mela, the Deputy Commissioner, North and Middle Andaman, Shri Ankit Yadav highlighted the nutritional and health benefits of millets and suggested that millets are not only comparable to major cereals with respect to their nutritional features but are very good sources of carbohydrates, micronutrients, and photochemical with nutraceuticals properties. He appreciated all Anganwadi Workers for their contribution towards the society and for building a healthy nation. He also interacted with the beneficiaries, children and mothers present in the Anganwadi center. The DC also planted saplings in the Anganwadi center Pokadera under ‘Amrit Vatika’.

Port Blair, Aug 18: The Department of Sports & Youth Affairs in association with Directorate of Education going to celebrate National Sports Day 2023 on the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand (Hockey Wizard) on 29th August, 2023. In this connection the Department of Sports will organize different sports activities in a week long programme.

The following sports discipline will be organizing a part of National Sports Day – 2023