Andaman & Nicobar to soon get two 500-passenger ships for inter-island transfer

The Andaman & Nicobar Island Administration can look forward to taking delivery of its two 500-passenger vehicles as the erection, or final welding, process has begun at the Cochin Shipyard. During the shipbuilding process, each ship block is brought to the building dock, where they are erected with cranes. After each erection, welding is carried […]

Andaman & Nicobar islands to get fiber link to Chennai at a cost of Rs 1,100 cr

The Union Cabinet has given approval for provision of a direct communication link through a dedicated submarine optical fibre cable between mainland India and Port Blair & five other islands in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The estimated cost of the fiber, which will originate in Chennai, is Rs. 1102.38 crore including operational expenses for 5 […]