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Undersea Optical Fibre Cable laying work connecting Chennai- A&N Islands inaugurated

Submarine link will open global gates for tourism & community development of the people of A&N Islands: Union Minister Submarine cable project will be a boost to Islands’ economy and yield long term dividends for the people: Lt. Governor           Chennai, Jan 9: The undersea Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) laying work, connecting Chennai to Port Blair and seven Islands has begun with its inauguration by the Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and Information Technology and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad in the presence of Lt. Governor, A&N Islands and Vice- Chairman, Islands Development Agency, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) today at a function held at Hotel Le Royal Meridien, # GST Road, Chennai. The inaugural function was followed by flagging off ceremony in the cable laying ship ‘KT Responder’ harboured at Chennai Port.       During the function held at Hotel Le Royal Meridien, Chennai, the Union Minister of