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ACCI is likely to observe Trade Bandh from 12 April onwards; To contribute our part in the development, we require proper infrastructure and approvals to look forward to: Girish Arora

TMI Correspondent Port Blair, Apr 08: The Andaman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) an apex body for safeguarding business interest in Andaman & Nicobar Islands have organised a press conference on April 06, 2023 to bring into the notice of scribes about the challenges they face in Trade and Industries sector and keeping the issues unresolved for a long time. The ACCI after its Executive Committee meeting held on 04 April, 2023 with 28 representatives from Trade Associations, and according to its decision the ACCI have sent a letter addressed to Lt. Governor, A&N Islands with a copy to Chief Secretary, A&N Administration dated 05/04/2023 demanding redressal within 07 days failing which an indefinite Trade Bandh will be observed from April 12, 2023 onwards. Speaking on the occasion, ACCI President, Shri Surendra Prahladka have informed about the key notes of the challenges in Port Infrastructure (as shortfall of TUG Boats, Shortage of Pilots, non-availability of pr

Great Nicobar Project “Plan for the paradise”

New Delhi, Apr 05: In February 2021, India's National Marine Turtle Action Plan mentioned Galathea Bay on the south-eastern coast of the Great Nicobar Island as one of the "Important Marine Turtle Habitats in India". Beaches on either side of the Galathea River are the most important nesting sites in the northern Indian Ocean for the Leatherback turtle, the world's largest marine turtle. The Action Plan says that coastal development projects, including the construction of ports, jetties, resorts, and industries, are major threats to turtle populations. But this kind of development is exactly what is planned for the future of Galathea Bay under the Rs.72,000-crore mega project piloted by NITI Aayog for the "holistic development" of the Great Nicobar Island (GNI), situated at the southern end of the Andaman and Nicobar group of Islands in the Bay of Bengal. The giant Leatherback is not the only species dotting this ecologically and culturally rich Island spa

e-Office training for Officers of A&N Administration conducted

Port Blair, Apr 05: An Orientation-cum-Refresher Training Programme on e-Office for the Officers of Andaman and Nicobar Administration is being organized jointly by Department of Information Technology, A&N Administration and National Informatics Centre. The orientation-cum-training programme was inaugurated by Shri Pankaj Kumar, IAS, Secretary (IT), A & N Administration recently in the conference hall of Dr. BR Ambedker Institute of Technology, Pahargaon. The Special Secretary (IT), Dr. Utpal Sharma, Shri Gautam Gupta, ASIO, NIC and Technical Team consisting 4 members from NIC New Delhi were also present during the programme. In his inaugural address, the Secretary (IT) informed that e-Office was implemented in A & N Administration from August 2022 and a total of 57 Departments including autonomous bodies under A & N Administration, Public Undertaking have been on boarded. A total number of approx. 3710 users have been registered in e-Office, 19,838 files have been