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Domicile demand gets prominence in MP’s agenda point for HMAC meeting

Port Blair, Sept 12: A meeting of Home Minister’s Advisory Committee (HMAC) for the UT of A&N Islands is scheduled to be held under the chairmanship of the Home Minister at New Delhi on 24.09.2018. Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, A&N Islands being a member of said committee, has presented his agenda points to the A&N Administration and Home Ministry on 11.09.2018 for inclusion/discussion during the meeting for resolution of the issues. Few main agenda points of MP which involves larger public interest are:
Apprehension of large scale immigrants from neighboring countries, threat to safety and security of the strategically important of island territory and to ensure greater vigilance to track such intruders and explore possibility of framing law/mechanism within the frame work of constitution to enable detection and deportation of such illegal immigrants.
Enactment of law for making it mandatory for domicile of A&N islands for the post of Group A, B, C comes under A&N Administration.
Grant of ownership right over the land in the UT of A&N Islands and amendment of land Regulation.
Acceptance of recommendation of Vivek Rae committee so far concerned to regularization of excess land in Port Blair area without premium.
Resolution of issue relating to curtailment of Sugar and rice for APL category.
Implementation of recommendation of 4th UT Finance commission to provide entitled fund to PRIs for roads and other infrastructures.
Issue of bridge between Chatham and Bambooflat, S/Andaman.
Issue of Andaman Marine Drive from Prem Nagar to North Bay in 2 Phases for a total project of Rs.650 Cr. for which principal approval accorded by MoRTH.
Resolution of boundary disputes of forest and revenue at various locations such as Shoal Bay, Mannarghat, Jirkatang, Tirur, Kamaraj Nagar etc.
Early establishment/operation of 10 New LPG distribution centers at various locations as per sanction.
Providing Solar Home Lights and water connection in the forest encroachments area where more than 8000 families residing in the said area without basic amenities, for which time will taken for their re-settlement.
Extension of jetty at Diglipur for berthing of mainland bound vessels.
Issue of Andaman Bhawan at Visakhapatnam with facilities similar to the Guest houses constructed at Chennai, Kolkatta and Delhi for convenient to the Telugu community peoples and others.
Fixation of uniform rate of chartered flight tickets from Port Blair to Visakhapatnam at same rate of Rs.3500 fixed for Chennai and Kolkatta sector, instead of Rs.5040/-
Engagement of 103 dependent family members of deceased employees of PBMC on DRM/Muster Roll basis for livelihood.
Regularization of service 1207 DRMs working in PBMC since many years, by exempting norms after creating supernumerary posts.
Restoration of compensatory Pay to the Fire service personnel and also for grant of Ration Money to the Regular Home Guards.
Issue of Sewerage treatment plan under JICA loan assistance.
Posting of specialist doctors from CHS cadre at District/CHCs hospitals with lucrative packages under NHM.
Introduction of transfer policy for NRHM staff with revision of salary.
One year tenure posting for Govt. servants in the Southern Group of islands.
International air connectivity between Port Blair and South East Asian countries and also Regional connectivity under UDAN scheme.
Shifting/re-settlement of Srilankan repartees form Katchal Island to Non-Tribal area and also others residing in the tribal area.
Old tourist boats may be allowed to operate beyond 2019 by exempting the norms keeping in view of safety and security and employment who depended upon it.
Extension of IV limit to ply tourist boats from Port Blair to other inter islands.

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