Port Blair, June 18: ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Port Blair in association with ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair and Department of Agriculture organized live screening of the programme on PM-KISAN (Kisan Samman Sammelan), a flagship scheme of the GoI. During the programme, Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released the 17th instalment of ‘PM-KISAN’ to more than 9.26 crores eligible farmer beneficiaries amounting Rs. 20,000 Crore from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on today (June 18, 2024). A total of Rs. 3.24 Lakh Crore have been released so far under the “PM-Kisan”. Thereafter, Hon’ble Prime Minister addressed the gathering and distributed ‘Krishi Sakhi’ Certificate to successful candidates.

Tourism Promotion Event by AATO Evokes Encouraging Response

Port Blair, June 18: The 2nd Andaman Tourism Road Show-2024, organized at Port Blair, Swaraj Dweep and Shaheed Dweep from 13th June to 17th June 2024 had evoked encouraging response. The Chief Secretary, Andaman & Nicobar Administration, Shri. Keshav Chandra inaugurated the event at hotel Mansha Regency, Phoenix Bay on June 13, 2024. Organized by Andaman Association of Tour Operators (AATO), in association with Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, about 50 prominent tour operators of Ministry of Tourism, IATO, TAAI, ATOAI, ADTOI and delegates from various parts of the country participated. Social media influencers, travel bloggers/ travel journalists also participated in the Andaman Tourism Road Show, supported by all tourism stakeholders of A&N Islands.

Port Blair, June 18: As part of the celebration of International Yoga Day, a seven-day Yoga camp has been started in premises of Veer Savarkar International Airport with effect from 15.06.2024.

Port Blair, June 18: The Chief Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Keshav Chandra, IAS, virtually inaugurated the much-anticipated e-Corner today at Administrative Block, Diglipur, marking a significant step towards enhancing digital accessibility and service delivery in the region.

The e-Corner is designed to provide residents with a one-stop platform to access a wide range of online services offered by the District Administration. This initiative aligns with the Administration's commitment to leveraging technology to streamline processes and make public services more accessible and user-friendly.

Diglipur, June 18: In a massive boost to the Congress Party in North & Middle Andaman, Shri. Niranjan Howlader, Zilla Parishad Member from Sitanagar constituency has re-joined the Congress party on 17th June under the leadership of Shri. TSG Bhasker, Chairman, Campaign Committee, ANTCC.

Shri. Niranjan Howlader had earlier quit the party due to differences within the party that has been sorted out now.