Port Blair, Feb 28: On 28.02.2024, the Andaman & Nicobar Police took a significant step towards strengthening cyber awareness and accessibility to law enforcement services by launching two ground-breaking initiatives: "Cyber Suraksha Sankalp Mission" and "Case Information SMS Service".

To commence the event, Sh. Sanjay Kumar Tyagi, IPS, DIGP (Intl.), A&N Islands, extended a warm welcome to all the guests and participants. He delivered a keynote address emphasizing the importance of cyber security and the initiatives being undertaken for the benefit of citizens in the A&N Islands. During the event, Sh. Keshav Chandra, IAS, Chief Secretary, A&N Islands, alongside Sh. Devesh Chandra Srivastva, DGP, A&N Islands, and senior officers from A&N Administration, Andaman Nicobar Command, and Police, graced the occasion at Tagore Auditorium, Middle Point, Port Blair. Further during this event the Case Information SMS Service as well as the Cyber Suraksha Sankalp Mission was launched by Sh. Keshav Chandra, IAS, Chief Secretary, A&N Islands.

Port Blair, Feb 28: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has demanded to reconstruct the footbridge connecting Swadesh Nagar and Shantipur to motorable bridge (fit for movement of four wheelers).

In a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary, the Member of Parliament mentioned that nearly nine years back APWD had constructed a footbridge over the Shantipur Nallah, connecting Swadesh Nagar and Shantipur. This bridge is presently usable for only pedestrians and motorbikes.

Port Blair, Feb. 28: The Chief Electoral Officer, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri. B. S. Jaglan, IAS is on a two days visit to Nancowry Group of Islands from Feb. 28 to review the election preparedness in view of upcoming General Elections to Lok Sabha - 2024. He reached Kamorta today and convened a meeting with Assistant Electoral Registration Officer, Nancowry, Shri Anuj Kumar Bharti along with Sector Officers at the Office of the Assistant Electoral Registration Officer, Nancowry.

Port Blair, Feb. 28: It has come to the notice of the Electoral Registration Officer, A&N Parliamentary Constituency that a large number of applications have been submitted in Form ‘7’ for deletion of voter’s name from the Electoral Roll. Upon field verification of the applications, it was observed that several applications were made through false and bogus numbers. The applications could not be ascertained as bonafide. A serious view in the matter has been taken and a complaint has been filed to the SHO concerned to investigate the matter.

New Delhi, Feb 28: Shri Vishal Jolly, National Executive Member of the BJP and Former State President of BJP, met with Shri T.K. Baidya, Director of NHIDCL, today at his office in New Delhi. He expressed gratitude for initiating repair work on several stretches of NH-4 and for expediting the process of finalizing new road tenders from Baratang to Gate No. 3, as well as from Gate No. 15 to Rangat. Additionally, the Letter of Acceptance (LOA) for engaging a contractor for the Middle Straight bridge is in the advanced stage.