Key Positions in Administration

Following are the list of key persons holding positions in Lakshadweep Administration

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Administrator Shri Praful Patel Administrator lk-admin[at]nic[dot]in 04896262255


Advisor to the Administraor
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Shri Anbarasu IAS Shri A Anbarasu IAS Advisor to the Administrator,

Principal Secretary Lakshadweep Administration,

Secretary : Services, Home and Vigilance, Town Planning & Urban Development

Additional charges: Chairman LDCL, Chairman LPCC, Chairman LCZMA, Chairman Smart City

lk-advisor[at]gov[dot]in 04896262256


Collector Cum District Magistrate
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CDC Shri S Asker Ali, IAS Collector cum District Magistrate,

Secretary Lakshadweep Administration, for Sports and Youth Affairs, Information and Public Relations.

Additional charges: Director(Tourism), MD(SPORTS), MD(LTDC), Commissioner(VAT & Excise), CEO(Smart City)

lk-coll[at]nic[dot]in 04896262235


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CDC UTL Shri Vijendra Singh Rawat, IAS Secretary Lakshadweep Administration for Transport, Labor and Employment, Legal, Social Welfare, Woman and Child Development & Tribal Development and Art & Culture 04896262235
Sh Amit Satija Shri Amit Satija IAS Secretary Lakshadweep Adminstration for  Finance, Health & AYUSH, Planning, Statistics and Excise and Taxation, Revenue, Survey and Settlement and Disaster Management, Public Works, Electricity(Including New and Renewable Energy), Tourism, Education

Addl Charges :

Chairman(LTDC), Chairman(SPORTS)

Secy Environment and Forest Shri Damodhar AT, IFS Conservator of Forests

Secretary Lakshadweep Administration for Environment & Forest, Science & Technology, Agriculture, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, Panchayat, Rural Development, Industries & Commerce, Co-operation


Secretary Shri Shivkumar, IAS Secretary Lakshadweep Administration, for Port, Shipping & Civil Aviation, Food & Civil Supplies, GAD & Protocol, Information Technology


shivkumar79[at]ias[dot]nic[dot]in 04896262255


Senior Superintendent of Police
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SSP Shri Sharat Kumar Sinha, IPS Senior Superintendent of Police lak-sop[at]nic[dot]in 04896262258


Commandant IRBn
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Managing Director Shri Sachin Sharma, IPS Commandant IRBn

Additional charges: MD(LDCL), Director(Port, Shipping & Aviation), Director(IT/LITSS)  




Special Secretaries / Joint Secretaries
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Shri. Om Prakash Mishra Shri OP Mishra DANICS Special Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, Rural Development, Panchayat and Cooperation   mishra[dot]op[at]gov[dot]in
Secretary Food & Civil Supplies, Industries, Art & Culture, Panchayat and Legal Metrology Shri Sushil Singh DANICS Special Secretary for Information & Publicity, Power(including New and Renewable Energy), Legal, Labor & Employment, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs
Shri Rakesh Singhal Shri Rakesh Singhal DANICS Joint Secretary (PWD)

Additional Charges : Director (Education), Director(Rural Development)


Administrative Officer 
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Ankit Kumar Agarval DANICS Shri Ankit Kumar Agarwal DANICS Administrative Officer Kochi & Mangalore


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Director PSA Shri Lekhraj DANICS Director  Sports & Youth Affairs

General Manager, SPORTS

Chief Executive Officer, District Panchayat

Shri. Bhika Ram Meena DANICS Shri Bhika Ram Meena DANICS Director GAP

Chief Protocol Officer

Additional Charge: Registrar of Co-op Societies, Managing Director LCMF 

Deputy Collector Shri Pradeep Kumar DANICS Director Agriculture

Addl Charges : Director Fisheries 

Deputy Collector Shri T Kasim Deputy Collector (Kavaratti)

Additional Charges : Director(Women and Child Development), Director(Social Welfare and Tribal Affairs), Senior Administrative Officer(Education)

Director of Food,Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Panchayats and Road Transport. Shri Buzar Jamhar Director(Panchayat), Director(Food & Civil Supplies) Director( Consumer Affairs)


Director PSA

Shri KP Thangakoya Director(Printing & Stationary), Director(Art & Culture), Director(Labour & Employment and Administrative Training Institute), Secretary Lakshadweep Kala Academy

Director PSA

Dr MI Koya Director(Animal Husbandry)

Director PSA

Dr P Attakoya Director(Agriculture), District Veterinary Officer(DP), CEO(Lakshadweep Waqf Board)
Director Shri P Abdul Samad Director (Planning and Statistics), Director(Industries)
Director Shri P Pookoya Director (Science and Technology)
Director PSA Dr MK Soudhabi Director(Medical and Health Service)