BJP delegation and PRI members meet K. J. Alphons; highlights issues related to A & N Tourism

Port Blair, Apr 12: Mr. Vishal Jolly, State President BJP, A&N Islands, along with Mr. Prakash Adhikari, State General Secretary BJP, Mr. Ajoy Bairaigi, State General Secretary BJP, Mr. I.P. Singh, Chairman PBMC, Mrs. Baby Farida, Adhyaksha South Andaman Zilla Parishad, Mrs. Kalpana Bain, Adhyaksha M&N Andaman Zilla Parishad and Mrs. Swapna Mondal, Up-Adyaksha, M&N Andaman Zilla Parishad met Minister for Tourism, Mr. K. J. Alphons at New Delhi on 11.04.2018. During this meeting various current issues on A&N Tourism was discussed particularly Mr. Jolly requested the Minister to regularizing the 32 contractual employees of Dept. of A&N Tourism.
He stated that, Tourism is the only private industry which shall create self-employment opportunity to unemployed youths of A&N Islands but even after fulfilling all the safety norms it is very difficult to get Certificate of Registration of the Hotel, Travel Agent, and Adventure Water Sports Operator, Parasailing Operations, Under Sea-Walk/Helmet Diving, Kayak operator, Mechanized crafts, Scuba Diving, Wellness tourism service providers.
Hence Mr. Jolly requested to simplify the procedure for obtaining Certificate of Registration to small & Medium Scale entrepreneurs in A&N Islands. Mr. Vishal Jolly, invited the Minister to A&N Islands and Minister has agreed to visit A&N Islands in the May, 2018.

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