PORT BLAIR, Aug 29:A group of youths has raised Rs. 52,700/ in just three days for Kerala Flood relief. They collected the money from local shopkeepers and the general public with the intention of donating all the collected money to the Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund. They handed the money on August 27, 2018 to Dhiraj Jha, Chief Manager, SBI, Port Blair who lauded the noble work done by the youths headed by Ehtesham Ahmed Khan, Shubhankar Halder, Anshika Mandal, Pallavi Mandal, Salman Khan and Vicky Wao who also have their own Youtube channel i.e. VickyWao.
Port Blair, June 16: The Member of Parliament, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, along with the Ex-chairperson PBMC, K Ganeshan today met the Secretary, APWD at his office and discussed major water projects proposed in the islands. He informed the Secretary about the difficulties faced by the residents due to the water crisis Six Municipal Wards, particularly during the dry season. He also requested the Secretary, APWD for completing the repair works of pipelines damaged due to the Dairy Farm Culvert Project. The Secretary, APWD informed the MP that out of the two pipelines damaged at the culvert project site, repair work of one pipeline is already completed and repair work of another pipeline is under progress which will also be completed shortly. Once the work is completed residents will face no water problems. On the culvert project, she informed that work is progressing at a fast pace and is likely to be completed soon. On the proposed major water projects, she informed that the submarine p