Port Blair, June 5: The Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways and Civil Aviation, GoI, General (Dr.) VK Singh (Retd.), has described A&N Islands as a place where people from different parts of the country live in perfect peace and harmony. Addressing the gathering in the ‘Labharathi Sammelan’, organized to commemorate the completion of 8 years of Modi Government, by the A&N Bharatiya Janata Party in the Community Hall, Chouldari today, the Minister, who arrived here today on a three-day visit, stated that the Central Government under the leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has brought many social welfare schemes for uplifting the living conditions of the poor people. Mentioning some of the schemes viz. PM Ujjawala Yojana, Mudra Yojana, PM KISSAN, PM Awas Yojana, the Minister said these schemes have brought great relief to poor people. The aim of devising these social welfare schemes is to provide relief to the last mile beneficiaries, he said. 

Port Blair, June 5: General (Dr.) Vijay Kumar Singh (Retd.), Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways and Civil Aviation, GoI visiting A&N Islands from 5th to 7th June, 2022, met Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd) Lt Governor, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Vice Chairman, Islands Development Agency today at Raj Niwas.

Port Blair, June 5: A meeting of women from Port Blair and South Andaman areas was held at Hotel ACC Auditorium, Mohanpura, Port Blair on 4th June 2022 to discuss various problems being faced by the women in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. A large number of women attended the meeting.  After discussion, the meeting decided to form a State Organising Committee of the All India Democratic Women’s Association in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The meeting elected a Committee of 15 members with C. Anandi and Sandhya S. Saju as Conveners.

Port Blair, June 5: The Member of Parliament, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has highlighted the problems being faced by the general public and passengers at Shaheed Dweep Jetty.

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, the Member of Parliament mentioned that the jetty of Shaheed Dweep is one of the longest Jetties of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, which also records very high footfalls on a daily basis by local residents and visiting tourists.

Port Blair, June 5: The District Child Protection Unit under the District Administration, South Andaman in collaboration with Gram Panchayat Sippighat celebrated World Environment Day today at Community Hall, Sippighat.

The Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman Shri Suneel Anchipaka, IAS graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Smti Sarika Devi, Member Zila Parishad. Smti. Jyothi, Pradhan, GP Sippighat and the BDO Prothrapur were also present during the program.