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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Collector New 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 secy-home[at]gov[dot]in 04896263720
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)

sec-power[at]utl[dot]gov[dot]in 04896263725
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


lk-dcf[at]nic[dot]in 04896262592 
Secretary Shri Shivkumar, IAS Secretary Lakshadweep Administration, for Port, Shipping & Civil Aviation, Food & Civil Supplies, GAD & Protocol, Information Technology




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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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  

Additional Charges : Managing Director LCMF

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)

Deputy Collector Agatti Shri Sashipal Dabbas  Join Secretary (Health)

Additional District Magistrate and Settlement Officer

Additional Charges : Director(Services)


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

Additional Charges : Director(Women and Child Development), Director (Social Welfare and Tribal Affairs), Director(Food and Civil Supplies), General Manager, SPORTS

Shri. Bhika Ram Meena DANICS Shri Bhika Ram Meena DANICS Director General Administration and Protocol

Chief Protocol Officer

Additional Charge: Registrar of Co-op Societies, Chief Executive Officer (District Panchayath), Director(Panchayath)  

Deputy Collector Shri Pradeep Kumar DANICS Director Agriculture

Addl Charges : Director Fisheries 

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 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)



Block Development Officers
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Deputy Collector Shri T Kasim BDO Chetlat
Director of Food,Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Panchayats and Road Transport. Shri Buzar Jamhar  BDO Agatti
Director PSA Shri. P.V.P Mohammed Khaleel BDO Kadmath
Director PSA Shri.M.K Cheriyakoya BDO Kiltan
Director PSA Smt A.M Kadeeshabi BDO Andrott
Director PSA Shri. B.P Kunhiseethi Koya BDO Kalpeni
Director PSA Shri. N.C Moosa BDO Minicoy
Director PSA Shri. N Jamaludheen BDO Kavaratti