Demands Expediting the Projects for Development of A&N Islands

Port Blair, March 22: The Member of Parliament, A&N Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma on Monday (21-03-2022) during the budget session of Parliament raised demands for Grants concerning the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways. The MP had put forth the following demands before the Ministry:

1) Chatham-Bambooflat Bridge:

Port Blair, March 22: A team of intervention cardiology unit of ANIIMS has successfully implanted the first permanent pacemaker in the recently installed cardiac Cath lab at GB Pant hospital. The Health department procured the permanent pacemakers on emergency basis during this inclement weather conditions for two patients of complete heart block.

Port Blair, Mar. 22: March 23 is observed as ‘Shaheed Diwas’ in India. The day commemorates the martyrdom of India’s three freedom fighters, Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru. They sacrificed their lives for the independence of India but their inspiring actions continued to stir the desire for freedom until it was achieved in 1947.

Port Blair, March 22: A well-marked low-pressure area developed Southeast Bay of Bengal on 17.03.2022 at 1230 hrs. and IMD forecasted its likely intensification into a cyclone by 21.03.2022. The A & N Administration made elaborate arrangements concerning to the advancement of inclement weather condition. The Administration triggered its Machineries towards preparedness for combating the approach of bad weather in A & N Islands. The Directorate of Disaster Management geared up all the machineries and circulated Hydrometeorological Disaster Plan, Disaster Response Plan, Preparedness action plan for pre & Post Monsoon prepared and Advisories on Monsoon Preparedness for Cyclone, Heavy Rain, Water Logging etc. and also, Dos and Don’ts on Flood, Cyclone and Lightening Safety issued to electronic & print media and social media viz: Twitter (@ddmani4), Instagram (disastermgtani), Facebook and Koo App for public awareness.

Port Blair, March 22: The ANTCC President, Shri. Rangalal Halder in a letter to the Hon'ble Lt. Governor, A&N Islands today requested to provide immediate financial assistance to farmers of A&N Islands who suffered from crop loss due to unseasonal rain that lashed our Islands.