Vessels to Operate Daily Between 06.00 AM to 08.00 PM

Port Blair, June 2: In light of the Guidelines for phased re-opening (Unlock 1), issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs and thereafter subsequent Order dt. 31.05.2020 by Chief Secretary, A& N Nicobar Administration under section 24(I) of Disaster Management Act, 2005, the Directorate of Shipping Services has restored its  Harbour ferry services at Port Blair as well as outstations with immediate effect, till 30.06.2020 or till new guidelines in this regard come into force.

Port Blair, June 2: In a Circular issued on 1st July 2020, the Assistant Commissioner, South Andaman has extended the validity of certificates issued by the Tehsildars which includes No Dues and Non encumbrance, Valuation certificates etc.

Port Blair, June 1: To cater to the long standing demand of working women for safe and affordable accommodation in Middle Andaman, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM,AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, A & N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency has cleared the proposal for construction of a Working Women’s Hostel at Mithila Village at Rangat. Land for this project has been set apart by the District Administration and the 1st installment of Rs.432.67 lakh has been received from Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK).

Port Blair, June 2: In wake of COVID-19, M/s ELLON HINENGO LIMITED (EHL), a Central Tribal Cooperative Society owned by tribes of Car Nicobar Island represented by Mohammed Amin Moosa, General Manager presented today a cheque of Rupees Two Lakh Fifty Thousand only towards the Lt. Governor’s Relief Fund, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The cheque was received by Shri Kulanand Joshi, IAS, Secretary to Lt. Governor, A&N Islands.

Port Blair, June 1: The unabated increase in atmospheric greenhouse gases is causing global level variations in climatic systems and will result in the intensification of global warming effect in the near future.  Projected impacts of climate change include extended periods of drought, loss of soil fertility, change in the length of growing season and degradation of land, which will negatively impact agricultural production. The impact of climate change is more prominent in small islands than the large continental countries.  In order to deliberate upon these issues for identifying and prioritizing major impacts on island ecosystem a workshop was organised at ICAR-CIARI on 11th March 2020 to formulate adaptation strategies.