Andaman Chronicle

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LG Directs For An Overall Development Plan For Havelock, Holds Meeting With PRIs, Hotel/ Restaurant Representatives

Port Blair, July 20: The Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) A K Singh, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, visited Havelock on Saturday 20th July 2013. At Havelock the LG held a meeting with the PRI members at Dolphin Resort, wherein various issues and problems faced by the people were discussed.

The Lt. Governor observed that tourism was the mainstay of Havelock Island, and directed that an overall development plan be made for the Island, in consultation with all Stake holders. Tourism Department of the Administration will be the nodal Department in this regard. He also announced that the Administration will take immediate steps to see that Havelock Island is upgraded to a sub-division.

Later on, the Lt. Governor held a meeting with the Hotels/ Resorts representatives and heard their suggestions. The LG also visited Radhanagar beach and issued directions for proper upkeep of the beach with proper signages, effective life guards and marine patrols. He said that the facilities should be eco-friendly and in harmony with the surroundings.

The Lt Governor has also directed the APWD to work out an action plan for immediate improvement in the road conditions, wherein provision should also be made for walkways alongside, for pedestrians and cyclists.