Port Blair, Aug 20: Flight operations from the New Integrated Terminal Building (NITB) of Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair will start from tomorrow (August 21, 2023). Port Blair Airport’s NITB was inaugurated on 18th July, 2023 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi via video conferencing in the presence of Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Union Minister of Civil Aviation & Steel, General (Dr.) V.K. Singh ((Retd.), Union Minister of State for Road, Transport and Highways and Civil Aviation, Admiral D. K. Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM, (Retd.) the Lt. Governor, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Vice Chairman, Islands Development Agency and Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), A&N Islands.

Port Blair, Aug 20: To mark the World Senior Citizen Day, a series of programs were organised today to honour and celebrate the esteemed senior citizens of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The Member of Parliament of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma took the initiative to organize these special events aimed at acknowledging the invaluable contributions of the senior members of the society.

Port Blair, Aug 20: With a vision to promote the game of chess and create a chess culture and community that enriches the lives of the islanders, Andaman Nicobar Chess Association (ANCA) in collaboration with PBMC initiated Free Chess classes for the children of Japan Road, Dairy Farm area today (20.08.2023) at Mini Function Hall, Japan Road, Dairy Farm.

Port Blair, Aug 20: A multi-disciplinary health check-up camp was organized by Department of Community Medicine, ANIIMS, in collaboration with Department of Agriculture, for farmers & Dept. staff at Golghar on Aug 19, 2023, under the guidance of Dr. Pragya Sharma, Director, ANIIMS and Shri.Vikram Singh, Director, Department of Agriculture.

Warm Greetings to all respected Senior Citizens of Andaman and Nicobar Islands on this special occasion of World Senior Citizen Day!

Today, as we celebrate the wisdom, experience, and cherished contributions of our elder generation, my heart swells with gratitude and respect for each one of you. Your resilience, your stories, and your unwavering spirit have shaped our islands into the vibrant community we call home.