Port Blair, May 22: The Member of Parliament of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Hon’ble Lt. Governor to extend the age limit for Recruitment in various posts in the Department of Education and also to extend the last date of submitting application.

In a letter addressed to the Hon’ble Lt. Governor, he mentioned that recently the Directorate of Education published a vacancy notice for the recruitment of Post Graduate Teachers, PETs and various other posts in the Department of Education, Andaman & Nicobar Administration. While the initiative is commendable, I would like to address a critical concern regarding the age limit mentioned for these positions, which is 30 years of maximum age for both male and female.

Bhasker Demands to Ensure Free Movement to Islanders

Port Blair, May 22: The Congress Campaign Committee Chairman, A&N Islands Mr. TSG Bhasker has written a letter to the Hon'ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands on Monday to bring his attention towards the plight of passengers travelling to the Southern Group of Islands.

In the letter, Mr. Bhasker said that all areas of the Southern Group of Islands except where Shompen tribes live are accessible for the general public. However, the Directorate of Shipping Services is not issuing tickets to those who do not have Islanders Card, though they have been living in that area for a very long time. They have Aadhar Card from the respective areas but do not possess Islanders Card.

Port Blair, May 22: Two days workshop on “Sustainable Agro-Ecotourism for A&N Islands: Opportunities and Challenges” to commemorate International Bio-diversity day was organized by Andaman Science Association (ASA), ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute in collaboration with Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Botanical Survey of India (BSI), Anthropological Survey of India (ASI), National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Fishery Survey of India (FSI), Department of Ocean Studies and Marine Biology Department of tourism A&N Administration with financial support by NABARD, Port Blair. The workshop was inaugurated today on 22nd May, 2023 at ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair.

Port Blair, May 22: A team of 45 students with 4 faculty members from Jharkhand arrived in A&N Islands today for the Yuva Sangam-2 prog. under the scheme of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’. An inaugural function was organised for them in DBRAIT, where they were welcomed by the students of various Colleges of the Islands.

Port Blair, May 22: Shri Vishal Jolly National Executive Member BJP wrote a letter to the Hon’ble Lt. Governor, ANI for grant one-time age relaxation of 08 years for both male and female over and above the upper age limit for applying for the post of Physical Education Teacher and Post Graduate Teacher (Group “B” Non- Gazetted) in the Directorate of Education under the A & N Administration.