Port Blair, Oct. 19: Following the meeting of the Standing Committee of IDA held on 17/10/2012 in New Delhi, the A&N Administration has decided to invite applications for allotment of sand from identified non eco- sensitive areas of A & N Islands. In view of this, needy individuals/private institutions (School, Church, Mosque, Temple etc.,) are requested to approach the Divisional Forest Officers of their respective area along with attested copies of land record entry and revenue sketch map issued by the competent authority for allotment of sea sand latest by 31.10.2012.