Diglipur, Nov, 6: The Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.) made his maiden visit to Diglipur today. Soon after arrival at Diglipur, he inspected the Runway at Shibpur Air Base and visited the Turtle Resort Kalipur, where he was accorded a ceremonial Guard of Honour by the Police Department. The Lt. Governor also visited Ross & Smith Islands and inspected tourism potential of the area. Later, he visited CHC Diglipur and inspected all wards, kitchen and available medical facilities in the Health Centre. On the way, he also visited GSSS Subashgram and interacted with students and teachers.
The Lt. Governor also held meeting with the PRI Members and HODs of Diglipur Sub-Division at APWD Guest House, Diglipur. He patiently heard the problems and grievances put forth by the PRIs and also replied to their queries. The Lt. Governor further outlined the vision and perspective of the A & N Administration for the future development of Diglipur in next 10 years. He informed the gathering that NITI Aayog visited these Islands thrice, in connection with tourism development of the Isles.
The Lt. Governor also instructed the HODs of line Departments to work in close co-ordination with the PRIs and resolve their problems on priority basis as the PRIs are the representatives of the people and resolution of their problems should not be delayed without any reason. The Lt. Governor also informed that the ultrasound facility will be started at CHC Diglipur very soon, along with posting of a Gynaecologist.