24September2018

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

AK Antony Assures Suitable Inquiry On Yacht Marina Project at Viper Is.

Port Blair, Oct. 28: The Defence Minister of India, Shri AK Antony has assured a suitable inquiry on the entire episode of issuance of NOC by the Commander In Chief, Andaman & Nicobar Command for the 50 Berth Yacht Marina Project and 30 Bedded Accommodation (3 Star Hotel) at the historic Viper Island. This was in response to the Member of Parliament, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray’s Letter dated 13th Sept. 2013 demanding cancellation of the NOC granted by the Command.   

The Member of Parliament, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray had raised the issue of cancellation of NOC granted in respect to the 50 berth Yacht Marina and 30 Rooms accommodation at Viper Island and recommended cancellation of the NOC granted for the project, which was to be developed under PPP mode.

Receiving a positive response from the Defence Minister, the Member of Parliament has expressed his sincere gratitude to the Minister for taking prompt action in the matter.