Keeping in view the power demand in the city and in order to manage the demand, I, Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, District Magistrate, South Andaman on behalf of the Commissioner-cum-Secretary (Power) requests all the general public and high value customers i.e. Hoteliers and Commercial establishments to judiciously use the power during peak hours.

The hoteliers and owners of commercial establishments are advised to meet their power requirement by using their DG Sets during the peak hours to mitigate the power crisis being experienced in Port Blair and adjoining areas.

Port Blair, May 24: The vaccination drive is continuing smoothly in A&N Islands. As per data available, a total of 6,80,055 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 12,286 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 23558. 



MV Kalighat will sail for Campbell Bay via Nancowry on 28.05.2022 (Sat) at 1200 Hrs from Haddo Wharf and will sail for Port Blair on 30.05.2022 (Mon) at 0900 Hrs from Campbell Bay via same route.

Passenger Tickets for onward journey will be issued on 28.05.2022 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, May 24: During the RT-PCR test conducted on 294 incoming flight passengers who arrived here yesterday, no positive case has been detected. Nine flights with 1548 passengers arrived in A&N Islands today, out of which, 1367 passengers were vaccinated with both doses while RT-PCR test was conducted on 156 passengers and the reports are awaited.   

Port Blair, May 23: On the directions of the Chief Secretary, A & N Administration, the District Administration, South Andaman has adopted and added the process of obtaining permission for earth cutting through online process.

Keeping in view of the demand for earth cutting permissions from local populace/Private agencies/Govt. departments and in order to have a free, fair and transparent approach the District Administration, South Andaman has adopted the procedure to grant permission for earth cutting through an online service under edistrict.andaman