Car Nicobar, June 5: World Environment Day was celebrated at ICAR- KVK Nicobar, at Perka village. Mrs. Jyoti Kumari, IAS, DC, Nicobar was the Chief Guest. Mr. Paul David, Captain of Perka village was the guest of honour. A total of 50 farmers were participated in the awareness cum massive tree plantation.

In her address, the Chief Guest stressed on the effects of the pollution of Islands on coral reefs, which can impede coral growth, disrupt overall ecological function, and cause disease and mortality in sensitive species, including fish. She further emphasised that Environment Day is not to be celebrated only once a year; rather, we should make a commitment to celebrate each day as Environment Day for bundling safe and secure environment for the future.

Port Blair, June 5: World Environment Day, 2024 was celebrated on 5th June at IGNOU, Regional Centre Port Blair. This event was organized in collaboration with Department of Environment & Forests, Port Blair. The progrmme was inaugurated by Shri Sandeep Divyajyoti Behera, IFS, DСА, Wildlife, Department of Environment & Forests, A & N Islands. This was organized to inculcate awareness for the conservation of earth for the future generations.

Port Blair, June 3: In a significant and path breaking achievement, all the Nine Police Stations of South Andaman District, Offices of 3 Sub Divisional Police Officers (SDPOs) and District SP’s office have received the prestigious ISO 9001:2015 certification issued by the Quality Management Council, Kerala.

On 03/06/2024 the certificates were presented to the Superintendent of Police, South Andaman District and the Station House Officers (SHOs) of South Andaman District by Shri Keshav Chandra, IAS, Chief Secretary, A&N Islands at Police Headquarters, Atlanta Point, Port Blair. The ceremony was held in the presence of Shri Devesh Chandra Srivastva, IPS, Director General of Police, A&N Islands along with other senior officers from the Andaman & Nicobar Administration and Police Department.

Port Blair, June 4: In a landslide victory, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from A&N Parliamentary Constituency, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray defeated his nearest contender, Indian National Congress candidate, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma by a margin of 24,396 votes. The return of Bishnu Pada Ray in his 4th term as the Member of Parliament of Andaman & Nicobar Parliamentary Constituency for the 18th Lok Sabha, with such a big margin has made him the Vox Populi of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Port Blair, June 3: On 01 June 24, Commodore Jasvir Singh took over the command of Naval Ship Repair Yard, Port Blair from Commodore M Rajkumar. The Naval Ship Repair Yard (NSRY) at Port Blair is the largest industrial establishment of Andaman and Nicobar Command and is the nerve center for all refit/ repair activities of Ships, Yard craft based at Port Blair and visiting Indian warships as well as ships from Friendly Foreign Countries.