Cinque, Little Andaman, Diglipur (Ross and Smith), etc.
            The Islands are well connected to the mainland by air and sea. Air Deccan, Jetlite, Air India
      operate to Port Blair from Kolkata and Chennai. There are regular passengership services from
      Chennai, Kolkata and Vishakhapatnam.
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       Lt. Governor             : Admiral D. K. Joshi     Chief Secretary        : Chetan B. Sanghi
                                                          Jurisdiction of        : Falls under the
                                                          High Court                jurisdiction
                                                                                    of Calcutta High
       Area                     : 114 sq km               Population             : 10.55 lakh (census
       Capital                  : Chandigarh              Languages              : Hindi, Punjabi
      History and Geography
            Chandigarh is a fully grown town of most modern architectural splendour. The city nestles
      in a picturesque setting in the foothills of Shivalik hills and enjoys the popular epithet the “City
      Beautiful”. Representative of modern architecture and town planning, the city is a creation of the
      French architect, Le Corbusier. Chandigarh and the area surrounding it, were constituted as a
      Union Territory on 1 November 1966. It serves as the joint capital of both Punjab and Haryana
      states. It shares its boundary on north and west by Punjab and on the east and south by Haryana.
            Chandigarh administration comprehending the need for a user-friendly transport system has
      decided to launch a Mass Rapid Transport System shortly. The UT administration and the state
      governments of Punjab and Haryana have come together for implementation of the project.
            CTU has computerized 70 per cent of its working and is in the process of further
      computerization. The undertaking will also install a Global Positioning System to monitor its
      fleet in a phased manner.
      Rural Development
            In order to sensitize the poor and weaker sections of the society about the rights and
      different benefits being extended to them by the State Legal Services Authority, 14 legal
      awareness seminars have already been organized in different villages of the UT.
            Cement concrete paving and underground drains in village Kajheri and Palsora have been