From Katchal East Bay Port, there is an asphalt road connecting Nehru Gram about 30 km away west ward. The Lighthouse is less than a km. away from Nehru gram and then there is a pathway upto the lighthouse. There is bus service provided between Katchal (East) Port and Katchal (West) Nehru gram and other villages.The Lighthouse is close on shores of Katchal West Bay and serves mainly the local fishing boats. It was constructed during 1985. The 500 mm optical equipment with DA gas flasher, sun valve etc procured from LH Workshop was installed on the Lighthouse tower and commissioned into service on 15th December 1985. The DA gas equipment was replaced by Electronic flasher, halogen lamp and Batteries operating on solar energy, on 19th December 1995.
Katchal Island West Bay Lighthouse Port Blair-744101