Port Blair, June 10: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,82,399 doses of vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above so far. Similarly, 23,545 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 yrs. and 13,006 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 12 to 14 yrs. The number of beneficiaries administered precautionary dose of vaccine so far stood at 26010.

Port Blair, June 10: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 200 passengers who arrived here yesterday, no positive case has been detected. Today, 13 flights with 1909 passengers arrived, out of which, 1631 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 221 passengers and the reports are awaited.   

Member of Parliament Urges Administration for Preventive Measures Against Dengue

Port Blair, June 9: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary of A&N Administration to issue necessary directions to the Health Department and Port Blair Municipal Council to step up anti-dengue drives by forming quick action teams and also spread massive awareness among the public against Dengue.



MV Kalighat will sail for Car Nicobar on 14.06.2022 (Tue) at 1000 Hrs from Haddo Wharf and will sail for Port Blair on 15.06.2022 (Wed) at 1600 Hrs from Car Nicobar.

Passenger Tickets for onward journey will be issued on 14.06.2022 at Haddo Wharf two hours prior to the departure time of the vessel based on the list provided by Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Port Blair and also after due verification of COVID Test Certificate and Islander Card/Local Certificate/Tribal Pass etc.

Port Blair, June 9: Shri Vishal Jolly, Former State President BJP has requested to extend financial benefit of 1/30th pay plus DA to the DRMs working under A & N Administration through a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, A & N Administration today.

In his letter he invited the attention on the above matter and stated that the A&N Administration has taken a policy decision to enhance the wages of the DRMs engaged in various departments, organisations and autonomous bodies w.e.f. 01st September 2017 vide A & N Administration O.M. No. 289, dated 22.09.2017 and the Govt. of India O.M. No. 7-10/2016/PCC dated 31.03.2017. In pursuance of the above O.M dated 01.09.2017, the Andaman Public Works Department (APWD) including some other departments under this administration have extended the 1/30th wages/pay plus DA to the DRMs who are working against a sanctioned post/strength.