Port Blair, July 5: "Keep yourself hungry but never let a child sleep hungry" - Ram Vilas Paswan. Following the ideology of Late Ram Vilas Paswan and to mark the leader’s birth anniversary, the Lok Janshakti Party, A&N Islands under the leadership of Shri G. Nagendra (State President) and Shri Abhi Bhusan Ghosh (State President, Youth Wing) distributed meals among the children at Van Vasi Kalyan Ashram, Shadipur, Andaman & Nicobar islands.

The Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association expresses shock and grief at the sudden demise of Shri Vibhav Garg, Primary school Teacher attached to Govt. Senior Secondary School, Swaraj Dweep. He was under treatment at the Primary health centre there and breathed his last while shifting to GB Pant hospital Port Blair. He belongs to Delhi and was only 29. The Association conveys heartfelt condoles at his untimely death.

Port Blair, July 4: As per the vaccination data available, today, a total of 286 beneficiaries in the age group of above 45 years were vaccinated with second dose in N&M Andaman District. Out of the 286 persons vaccinated, 190 were in the age group of 45-59 years while 90 were above 60 years. The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands.

Port Blair, July 4: There has been a delay in payment of monthly wages of staffs working under National Health Mission, the Frontline Health Workers. The staffs include Doctors, Staff Nurses and other paramedical staffs who are directly providing lifesaving care, especially in remote and rural areas. In this COVID situation, they work day and night fearlessly by risking their life but they are still waiting for their salaries from last three (03) months.

Port Blair, July 4: Recently miss V. K. Mariyam Bibi ex -Adhyaksha Zilla Parishad met Director RD/PRIs and brought some issues related to shortcomings of basic facilities in Shore Point dumping yard as waste collected from ten different Gram Panchayats are dumped in this cluster for proper segregation, which is required to be done properly. Mariyam requested the Director to visit the spot and do the needful.