24September2018

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

MP takes up various issues with LG

Port Blair, Oct. 25: The Member of Parliament, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray met the Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh, PVSM, AVSM today and discussed various issues for seeking intervention of the Lt Governor. Raising the installation of sluice gate to protect the agriculture land of farmers the Lt Governor has directed that the Deputy Commissioner, CE of APWD and Secretary (Agri) would visit the site along with the Member of Parliament on 29th October and would submit a report. The Member of Parliament also raised issues of left out roads under Prime Minister Gramin Sadak Yojana and non-grant of forest clearance for 24 rural roads.  Shri Ray also recommended grant of one month’s extra pay to the forest officials on the pattern of police force. The MP also discussed other developmental issues as well. The Lt. Governor assured Shri Ray that all these issues will be examined in the administration.