Mainland press team on visit to isles

Port Blair
13 Nov 2017

An 11-member press team of journalists, columnists, civil and defence officials is now touring Andaman Islands to get exposure regarding various ongoing development projects. The team met Chief Secretary of A&N Islands, Mr. Anindo Majumdar, who interacted with them on projects in progress here stressing on the need to upgrade cable connection to improve mobile network in the islands. The high power cable connection project will be completed by December 2018.  The team visited the road construction project of NHIDCL from Port Blair to Diglipur, Coast Guard Regional Headquarters at Diglipur, a ship engaged for vigilance at sea, the Cellular Jail and some other historic places of Andaman Islands. The team is also scheduled to the offices of the Lt. Governor and Member of Parliament. The tour is being conducted by Press Information Bureau, Kolkata and headed by Mr Debanjan Chakrabarti, Addl. Director General, PIB, Kolkata.