Port Blair, Sept. 7: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma has requested the Chief Secretary, A&N Administration to consider for exemption/waiving of payment for Coronavirus test (Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) for the college students of these Islands who are coming from Inter Islands for appearing final year examinations of Under Graduation and Post-Graduation of different colleges including IGNOU at Port Blair commencing from 14th September, 2020.

Port Blair, Sept. 7: As a part of awareness campaign to contain COVID-19 post unlock-4, an inspection-cum-mask distribution was carried out by the Dy. Commissioner (South Andaman), Shri Suneel Anchipaka along with SDM (SA), AC (U/T), Civic society organisations, ACCI in the densely populated areas of Junglighat Fishermen Colony and the Dairy Farm areas.

Port Blair, Sept. 7: In partial modification of Order No. 938 dated 31st August 2020, regarding the Guidelines of Unlock-4 and National directives for COVID-19 management for public and work places, the District Magistrate, South Andaman has altered the timings for the functioning of private office, workplaces, shops, markets, industrial and commercial establishment in South Andaman. Accordingly the working hours will be from 0700 hrs to 2000 hrs. the remaining contents of the said order shall remain the same. The order will come into force from 08/09/2020.

Port Blair, Sept. 7: The Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, Shri Suneel Anchipaka in the presence of the Pradhan, Gram Panchayat Wandoor, Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SA), Assistant Commissioner (U/T) and elected and community representatives laid the foundation stones for three RURBAN projects in Wandoor for the Veterinary Sub-Centre, Open-Tupe Fish Market and Disabled Friendly Waiting Shed with toilet facility.

Port Blair, Sept. 7: In an Order issued today by the District Magistrate, South Andaman, in supersession of the earlier office order no. 864 dated 27th July 2020, the liquor vending shops under the South Andaman District shall be allowed to operate from 1000 hrs to 1400 hrs by following all the COVID-19 protocols in letter and spirit.