Port Blair, March 12: The State Level technical Committee Meeting (SLTC) review meeting for fixation of scale of finance for the year 2021-22 was held today at 11:30 AM in the conference hall of A & N State Cooperative Bank Ltd. Port Blair  (H.O) under Chairmanship of Shri. Ramesh Chander Meena, DANICS, Director of Agriculture, Port Blair, A & N Administration.

Port Blair, March 12: District Child Protection Unit (S/A) under District Administration (S/A) organized Group Fun Activity for the inmates of Darussalam Yatheem Khana on 11th March 2021.

The main emphasis of the program was to provide learning experiences through   group fun activity and to develop positive attitude towards others thereby developing emotional confidence in children.

NHM Congratulates Two Specially Abled Artists on the Occasion of World Hearing Day

Report: Sarpreet Kaur

Port Blair, March 11: As Roger Crawford once said, “Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.” We have such an example of two boys in our beautiful city of Port Blair who has displayed the idea of how individual challenges are fickle when you have immense willpower and determination to seek the wonders of the world. Kunal Bepari is a cochlear Implant candidate and Palash is a bilateral hearing aid user. These two gems having highly impaired hearing and all the communication is done by them is through sign language. They are currently undergoing sign language training along with periodic hearing assessments.

Port Blair, March 11: Together with the rest of the country, A&N Islands is all set to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’ with series of events to unfold tomorrow (March 12). The festive fervour will begin with Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), Hon’ble Lt Governor, A&N Islands paying floral tribute at the Martyrs’ Column, National Memorial Cellular Jail at 4 pm. Soon after paying tribute, the Lt Governor will flag off a Freedom Run from the historic Cellular Jail which will culminate at Flag Point. This will be followed by a musical event to pay tribute to heroes of our freedom struggle in the premises of Cellular Jail at 4.15 pm.

Report: Sarpreet Kaur

International Women’s Day was celebrated with quite a pomp and show in Kamorta Island in the Nancowrie subdivision. The occasion was graced by the Assistant Commissioner, Abhishek along with the First Captain Aslam Majid. Nancowrie Island is situated where the glistening Bay of Bengal and the lustrous Andaman Sea conjoin. These islands form a central part of the full Nicobar island chains. But today this mighty island is in news not for its surpassing natural beauty but for the celebration of women who emanate the feminine essence adding more colour to everyone’s life as well as surroundings.