Port Blair, Aug 12: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has demanded sufficient numbers of buses for the STS unit of Diglipur, so that adequate numbers of buses can be operated for students and the general public.

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Administration, he mentioned that there is a huge shortage of buses in the State Transport Department (STS) unit for the residents of Diglipur.

Port Blair, Aug. 12: The Chief Secretary, A & N Administration, Shri Keshav Chandra  launched an end-to-end online solution https://pcs.andaman.gov.in for Port Clearance and berthing permission from Home Department and PMB for foreign vessels today in the presence of Secretary (Home), Secretary (IT), Secretary (Shipping) and Special Secretary (IT).

Port Blair, Aug 12: Smt. Kavitha Udhay Kumar, Chairperson, Port Blair Municipal Council alongwith Shri Azizur Rahman, Sr. Vice Chairperson, PBMC called on Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Hon’ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and Vice-Chairman, Islands Development Agency today at  Raj Niwas. Discussed progress of ongoing developmental works in the Municipal Council & projects being implemented by A&N Administration.

Hari Kallikkat Inaugurates 3-Day Beach Volley Ball Tournament at Corbyn’s Cove

Port Blair, Aug. 12: The much awaited 3-day open to all League-cum-Knockout Beach Volleyball Tournament got underway at the sprawling Corbyn’s Cove beach here this afternoon. The pleasant weather and cheerful atmosphere was perfect for the kick start of the event at the picturesque venue wherein the Secretary IP&T, Shri Hari Kallikkat inaugurated the event by tossing the coin for the teams and making the first service. This also marked the inauguration of the second Volleyball Court at Corbyn’s Cove Beach which has recently been developed by the Tourism Department. Interestingly, teams from Diglipur in North to Kamorta in Southern Group of Islands are participating in the event.

Port Blair, Aug 12: As a part of the “Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav”, the Government of India has designated the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment as the nodal Ministry to work in the field of eradication and also to create awareness among the youth from addiction and substance and also intensify the “Nasha Mukta Bharat Abhiyan” (NMBA) which is currently being implemented in 272 most vulnerable districts in the Country.