Port Blair, Sep 06: Mr. Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, Secretary (Rural Development)/Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman and Mr. Kishore Kshirsagar Lakshman, IAS, Secretary (APWD) along with Mr. Rahul Dev Boora and Mr. Vinayak Chamadia, IAS (Probationers) with officials from Revenue Department, Block, APWD, and PRIs members visited several areas under Bambooflat Gram Panchayat on 06th September 2022 to look into the feasibility of the development of the area.
The team inspected the proposed site for the development of an amusement park at Shore Point and instructed the Senior Architect, APWD to prepare a design and plan as per the topography of the identified and proposed site of 2.00 hectares of land. For the purpose of setting a part of the land for a park at Shorepoint village, an area identified is a combination of some part of Bambooflat village and some part of Shorepoint village just beneath the existing Tsunami shelters area (0.3360 hectares for the amusement park and 1.6640 hectares) which has been set apart for an amusement park.
The land alongside the sea wall near Bambooflat jetty was also explored for the purpose of parking places for Jeep operators and tourist vehicles. Thereafter, the team visited the landing spot of the bridge as part of Andaman Marine Drive at the location of Shorepoint village.
Further, the team inspected the proposed site for the pedestrian pathway from Bambooflat Jetty up to Hopetown. The team along with Deputy Commissioner also inspected the site for Volley Ball Court and parking place at Hope town alongside Hopetown Jetty at the request of PRIs. The Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman on the spot issued directions for the set apart of the landed property (500 sq. mtrs) and which has been set apart by evening which will be beneficial for the local youths for sports activities.
Interaction with IOCL officials was also done for the identification of land for community hall purposes. Directions were issued to the concerned officials for contour mapping, and survey in a time-bound manner and further developmental activities will be explored after the completion of the above survey works.