Thursday, April 4, 2019

Elephant beach open, but Not for under water activities

Port Blair, April 03: This is in continuation of Circular No. 20-15/M&T/2013/888 dated 25th March, 2019 regarding the closure of Elephanta Beach at Swaraj Dweep for tourists.
1.            A committee has since been constituted to assess the safety norms being followed by the operators of water sports activities.
2.            As an interim measure, it has been decided that Elephanta beach be opened for activities like Jet ski, Banana ride, Glass bottom boat, boating, parasailing etc where citizens do not enter into the waters.
Activities like snorkeling, Scuba diving, sea walk i.e. under water activities shall continue to be closed till the safety norms being followed by the operators are assessed by the Committee.

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