3 Islands of Andaman Renamed: Projects in Andaman & Nicobar Islands (Download PDF)

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PM renamed Ross Island as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island, Neil Island as Shaheed Dweep and Havelock Island as Swaraj Dweep. Inaugurate the ITI at Arong, and lay the foundation stone for some infrastructure projects

Map Of Islands

Map Of Islands

Map Of Islands

Other Projects Announced in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  • Inaugurate the ITI at Arong, and lay the foundation stone for some infrastructure projects

  • Release the Innovation and Start-Up Policy for Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  • Release a commemorative postal stamp, coin

  • Inaugurate a 7 MW solar power plant and a solar village

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  • The Andaman Islands are an Indian archipelago in the Bay of Bengal. These roughly 300 islands are known for their palm-lined, white-sand beaches, mangroves and tropical rainforests.

  • Coral reefs supporting marine life such as sharks and rays make for popular diving and snorkeling sites.

  • Indigenous Andaman Islanders inhabit the more remote islands, many of which are off limits to visitors.

  • Area: 8,250 km²

  • Districts: 3

- Published/Last Modified on: February 21, 2019

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