Port Blair: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram will distribute the first tranche of Resident Identity Cards (RIC) among villagers at Porthrapur on Saturday.

These cards are a part of the total 2.56 lakh RICs to be distributed among the residents who have completed 18 years of age in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, official sources said.

Besides villages, all towns of the union territory will be covered under the scheme, the sources said.