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About : Andaman & Nicobar

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, and are a Union Territory of India.
The territory is 150 km (93 mi) north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Burma by the Andaman Sea.
The territory's capital is the Andamanese town of Port Blair. The total land area of the territory is approximately 6,496 km2 (2,508 sq mi). The capital of Nicobar Islands is Car Nicobar.
IT Industry in Andaman & Nicobar :
There are 1,961 registered small-scale industrial (SSI) units in the Union Territory as at end-March 2010.
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation has spread its wings in the field of tourism, fisheries, industries and industrial financing and functions as authorised agents for Alliance Air/Jet Airways. The Islands have become a tourist destination, due to the draw of their largely unspoiled virgin beaches and waters.
Macroeconomic Structure
Industrial Scenario of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Small-scale Industries - 1,961
Industrial Centres - 14
Industrial Estate - 8
Employment - 9,106
Investment (in lakhs) - 2,345
Production (in lakhs) - 18,067

                                   Source: Department of Industries, A&N Islands.

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