Mayabunder, July 19: The District Child Protection Unit of North & Middle Andaman conducted an awareness programme on ‘Child Marriage’ at the Forest Labour (Welfare) Club, Mayabunder today. This significant event was held under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner, N&MA, aimed at addressing critical issues concerning child welfare in our community.

The event was graced by the chief guest, Shri Dilkhush Meena, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, N&MA, who delivered an insightful briefing on the topic, emphasizing the importance of health and education for the youth.

Diglipur, July 19: The Department of Agriculture at Diglipur organized a demonstration on ‘Preparation of Bio pesticides formulation viz. Neemashtra, Jeevamrit and preparation of Vermicompost in vermibed’ in the field of Shri R. Kannan, S/o Lt. P. Rangaswami at Milangram village under Gram Panchayat, Laxmipur today. The demonstration was attended by 25 farmers of the area and Samiti Member, Shri Ashim Mistry.    

Port Blair, July 19: All concerned candidates who have applied for allotment/nomination of various Professional/Non-Professional/Technical courses reserved for the students of A&N Islands at mainland institutions for the academic session 2024-25 have been informed that the course wise/discipline wise final merit list of all the eligible candidates except B.Sc B.Ed course will be displayed in the Common College Admission portal i.e. http://collegeadmission.andaman.gov.in for information of all concerned w.e.f. 20.07.2024.

Port Blair, July 19: The Silviculture Forest Division in co-ordination with Forest Extension and Publicity Division, Silva Complex, Haddo, Port Blair of Department of Environment & Forests under the guidance and supervision of the Chief Conservator of Forests (R&WP)/Circle Head celebrated 75th Van Mahostava programme today at Govt. Boys Senior Secondary School, Middle Point, Port Blair. Shri Sanjay Kumar Sinha, IFS, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, ANI and Chief Wildlife Warden was the chief guest on the occasion. He along with Ms Aparna Sinha, planted saplings on the occasion.

Port Blair, July 19: It has come to the attention of the Directorate of Industries that certain miscreants are deceitfully taking money from the public under the guise of arranging loans from scheme implementing agencies i.e. A&N Islands Khadi and Village Industries Board and District Industries Centre, A&N Administration, Port Blair. These fraudsters are falsely promising to secure loans and are demanding payments in return.