Port Blair, May 30: The Foundation Day of CITU was observed today throughout the country by organizing various programmes. It was on 30th May 1970 that the CITU was formed in Kolkatta.  In Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the Day was observed by organizing a meeting at the Auditorium of Hotel ACC, Mohanpura, Port Blair. A large number of workers from various parts of Port Blair town and South Andaman areas attended the programme.

Port Blair, May 30: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 269 incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday, no positive case has been detected. 16 flights with 2506 passengers arrived in A&N Islands today, out of which, 2181 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 247 passengers and the reports are awaited.   

Port Blair, May 25: As part of the series of programmes under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi shall be interacting with the beneficiaries of 15 welfare schemes of the Central government from various states/UTs through virtual mode during the national-level programme to be held at Shimla on May 31, 2022.

Port Blair, May 30: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,81,269 beneficiaries in the age group of 18 and above have been vaccinated so far in A&N Islands. Similarly, 23,528 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the age group of 15 to 18 yrs. and 12,634 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 24867. 

Port Blair, May 25: The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India has identified Radhanagar Beach in Swaraj Dweep for Blue Flag Certification as Pilot beach in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

For the last two seasons i.e 2019-2020 & 2020-2021 the beach has fulfilled all the stringent criteria as prescribed for the certification. Based on the rigorous efforts of the Administration, the Radhanagar beach has retained the Blue Flag Certification.