Port Blair, Oct. 26: Auction notice for grant of quarry leases at Brookshabad village in Port Blair Tehsil for a period upto 30th June 2015 has been issued. Altogether 40 quarry sites of size 0.25 hects each are being put to open auction. Out of these 40 quarry sites, in 20 quarries, operation by use of explosive is permitted and in remaining 20 quarry sites, use of explosives will not be permitted.

The auction notice along with location/site map of the quarry area shall be available at the website of Andaman & Nicobar Administration www.and.nic.in from 26-10-2012.