The Institute is about 1200 km away from mainland i.e. Chennai, Kolkata and Vishakapatnam. Our Institute is having a well-furnished and beautiful guesthouse at picturesque location, which is 8 km from the airport, 12 km from the harbour and 10 km from Port Blair city. On arrival at the airport or harbour taxis and private vehicles are available on hire @ Rs 100/- from airport and Rs 150/- from harbour to reach our Institute guesthouse.
As per proceedings of Guest House Mangement Committee meeting held on 14thFebruary, 2020, as in pursuance of Office Order No: F.No: 42-4/2019-20/ST/4885 dated:14.02.2020 and Office Order No: F.No. 42-4/2019/20/ST/GH/ dated: 03.12.2021:
Room Rent/ Bed Charges in view of Council Instructions and rates communicated by the GAC section of the ICAR: It was observed that the ICAR HQs has only communicated the rates of suites and Rooms on Room rent basis where normally a double bed is provided. However, in our guest we are also having very large rooms where more than two beds are placed and even in some cases (especially during high rush periods) the Guests demand additional beds/ matraces which may also be charged. Accordingly, all the Guest House Rooms are categorized into following three categories:
As Per rates communicated by the council, we may charge rents on Room per day basis i/r/o/ Standard Double Bed Rooms and Suites. However, in case of Big/Family Rooms and additonal beds / matraces, we may charge rent @ 50% of the room rent charges as applicable for Standard Double Bed Rooms or Suite rooms ( as the case may be ). Accordingly, we may notify the rates as under :
|S.No.||Category of Employees./Guests||Suite Room/Day||AC Room/Day||Big/ Family Room/bed/day||Non-AC Room/ Day||Non - AC Big/ Family Room / bed/ day||Extra charge/ additional bed/day Suite||Extra charge/ additional bed/day AC Room||Extra charge/ additional bed/day Non- AC Room|
|1||Serving & Retired officers of NARS (ICAR/SAUs/CAUs) on Private visit||200||150||75||80||40||100||75||40|
|2||Serving & Retired officers of NARS (ICAR/SAUs/CAUs) on Official visit||500||250||125||150||75||250||125||75|
|3||Serving Officer of Central / State PSUs / Autonomous Organization / on Official visit or Private Visit||600||300||150||200||100||300||150||100|
|4||Private Visitors ( Other than 1,2 & 3 above)||700||500||250||300||150||350||250||150|
|5||Foregin Visitors ( SAARC Countries)||2000||1600||800||1400||700||1000||800||700|
|6||Foregin Visitors ( Other than SAARC Countries)||3000||2500||1250||2000||1000||1500||1250||1000|
In case if AC is not working in any of the Room (s) then the room /bed charges shall be levied as applicable for Non- AC rooms only for the period during which AC is not working. It may be decided at the level of Guest House In- charge.
For booking of accommodation please send a request letter in prescribed Guest House Request Proforma to the Director CIARI, Port Blair through mail (email@example.com) We will send the confirmation/cancellation after getting your request to the person concerned. Preference will be given to ICAR employees. It is mandatory to submit the xerox copy of the identity cards before occupying the room.