Port Blair, Aug 22: The Andaman Nicobar Territorial Congress Committee President Mr. Rangalal Halder has requested the Administration for increasing the number of ship sailings from Port Blair to Mayabunder.

In addressing a letter to the Director, DSS, Mr. Rangalal Halder said that the existing ship schedule between these two locations poses significant challenges, particularly during medical emergencies.

Port Blair, Aug 22: On the occasion of Shri Krishna Janmashtami, Chinmaya Mission Port Blair will be organizing open Group dance and Fancy dress competitions on 3rd September and 6th September respectively.

Port Blair, Aug. 22: A draft Beach Shacks Policy has been prepared by the Directorate of Information, Publicity & Tourism, A & N Administration with an objective to promote Responsible Tourism and Sustainable Development along the pristine beaches of these Islands. The A & N Islands known for its breathtaking beaches and rich biodiversity is gaining a popular destination for travelers/tourists seeking natural beauty and cultural experiences. With the increasing popularity of the Islands, it has become crucial to strike a balance between tourism development and environmental preservation.

Port Blair, Aug 22: The last date for fresh admission and re-registration for July 2023 cycle for all Programmes both for Online and ODL mode has been extended till 31st August 2023. For online Admission and Re-registration, students are advised to log on to https://ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in/ and https://onlinerr.ignou.ac.in/.

Port Blair, Aug. 22: The Government of India launched a Centre Sector Scheme known as Survey of Villages Abadi and Mapping with improvised Technology in Village Areas (SVAMITVA) to bring financial stability to the citizens in rural India by enabling them to use their property as a financial asset for taking loans and other financial benefits.