Port Blair, Oct. 21: This is to inform to the passengers/general public that, to facilitate the commuters of Shaheed Dweep, Swaraj Dweep, Mayabunder & Diglipur this Directorate in consultation with District Administration has decided to introduce ship ticketing two days in advance.

Port Blair, Oct. 21: MV Kalighat will sail for Campbell Bay via Nancowry on 22.10.2021 (Fri) at 1500 Hrs from Haddo Wharf and will sail back to Port Blair on 24.10.2021 (Sun) at 0900 Hrs from Campbell Bay via Nancowry.

Port Blair, Oct. 21: A total of 4,74,149 doses of vaccines have been administered so far in A&N Islands, out of the target beneficiaries of 2, 81, 603 (approx.). A total of 1,72,125 eligible people in the age group of 18 to 44 years have been vaccinated till date. A total of 3946 people were vaccinated today in A&N Islands.

Port Blair, Oct. 21: The Directorate in consultation with the District Administration has scheduled the sailing programme of the vessel MV Bharat Seema to sail for Diglipur via Mayabunder on 24.10.2021 from Port Blair. As per the schedule the vessel will sail for Diglipur via Mayabunder on 24.10.2021 (Sun) at 2000 Hrs from Haddo Wharf and will sail back to Port Blair on 25.10.2021 (Mon) at 1500 Hrs from Diglipur via Mayabunder.

Port Blair, Oct. 19: The Andaman Based pearl scientist, Dr. Ajai Kumar Sonkar was today invited by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind for a discussion after his latest findings was reported in the national media. Sonkar observed that pearl is not a result of foreign body reaction in oysters as has been the age old belief held by majority of scientists. Sonkar’s new finding could be a transformation process for the global pearl culture industry.