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Government is committed to developing the Islands in accordance with the requirements of the environment: PM; Describes A&N Islands as place of pilgrimage; launches series of infrastructural projects

PM on Dec 30 in Andaman *Laid a wreath at the Martyrs Column, and visited Cellular Jail and also visited the cells of Veer Savarkar, and other freedom fighters. *Hoisted high mast flag to mark 75th anniversary of hoisting of Tricolour on Indian soil by Netaji, and paid floral tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose *Released a commemorative postal stamp, 75 rupee coin, and First Day Cover *Laid Foundation Stone of the 50 MW LNG Based Power Project at Hope Town, to be set up at cost of Rs. 387.80 Crore *Solar PV-based induction cook stoves distributed to 99 households in Tsunami Shelter Homes at Chouldari village *Flagged off 20 Electric Vehicles and handed over to A&N Administration *Launched the 'A&N Islands Innovation and Start-Up Policy 2018' *Announced new names of three islands i.e. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep for Ross Island, Shaheed Dweep for Neil Island, and Swaraj Dweep for Havelock Isl

PM interacts with Tribal Chiefs; inaugurates ITI and Modern Sports Complex; Addresses huge gathering at BJR Stadium

PM on Dec 30 in Car Nicobar *Inaugurated Industrial Training Institute at Arong village and Modern Sports Complex *Laid a wreath at the Tsunami Memorial, Jayanti village and lit a candle at the Wall of Lost Souls *Interacted with Tribal Chiefs and eminent sportspersons from the islands *Laid Foundation Stone for Shore Protection Work near Mus Jetty, and for Extension of Campbell Bay Jetty Car Nicobar, Jan 02: The Prime Minister on Dec 30, 2018 morning visited Tsunami Memorial, Jayanti village and laid wreath at the Memorial to pay homage to the all those who lost their lives in the devastating Tsunami of 26th December, 2004 and lit a candle at the Wall of Lost Souls. He also interacted with Tribal Chiefs and eminent sportspersons from the Islands. The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge), Shri Manoj Sinha, the Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Admiral D K Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, Y