Vice President to visit Isles on Jan.16

Port Blair, Jan.14: The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu will visit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands from 16th to 19th of January, 2020. During the visit, Shri Naidu will lay wreath at Martyr’s Column in the National Memorial Cellular Jail and witness the light and sound show there. He will also inaugurate a Nature Park and Interpretation Centre (NPIC) in Port Blair during his stay in the islands.

NPIC has been set up in an area of 3.6 hectare as one of the prime destinations in Port Blair city for recreation, education and show-casing the richness of bio-diversity of Islands. Further, the Vice President will also flag-off AC buses, newly inducted by the Department of Transport, Andaman and Nicobar Administration for improving the quality and quantity of urban public transport in the islands. The Vice President will also attend a civic reception and address the gathering, during the visit.

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