Lakshadweep Administration


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Administrator Shri Praful Patel Honorable 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 for Education, Industries and Commerce, Cooperation

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



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Secy Home Shri Shashank Mani Tripathi , IAS Secretary Lakshadweep Administration for Transport, Labor and Employment, Social Welfare, Woman and Child 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,  Education

Chief Electoral Officer Lakshadweep


secretary-utl1[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


lak-dcf[at]nic[dot]in 04896262592 
Collector New Shri S Asker Ali, IAS Secretary Lakshadweep Administration, for Sports and Youth Affairs, Information and Public Relations, Tourism

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

lk-coll[at]nic[dot]in 04896262235
Shri. Om Prakash Mishra Shri OP Mishra DANICS Secretary Animal Husbandry mishra[dot]op[at]gov[dot]in
Secretary Food & Civil Supplies, Industries, Art & Culture, Panchayat and Legal Metrology Shri Sushil Singh DANICS Secretary Lakshadweep Administrsation for Electricity(Including New and Renewable Energy), Legal, Food and Civil Supplies, Information Technology sec-power[at]utl[dot]gov[dot]in


Collector Cum District Magistrate
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Collector New Shri S Asker Ali, IAS Collector cum District Magistrate lk-coll[at]nic[dot]in 04896262235


Deputy Inspector General of Police
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DIG Lakshadweep Shri Sharat Kumar Sinha, IPS Deputy Inspector General of Police lak-sop[at]nic[dot]in 04896262258


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Shri Sachin Sharma, IPS MD(LDCL)

Addl Charges – Director(Port, Shipping & Aviation)



Commandant IRBn
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Commandant IRBn Shri Amit Verma, IPS Commandant IRBn

Additional charges: Director(Science and Technology)



Special Secretaries / Joint Secretaries
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Shri Rakesh Singhal Shri Rakesh Singhal DANICS Joint Secretary (PWD)

Additional Charges : Director(Labor & Employment), Director (Education), Director(Rural Development)

Registrar of Cooperative Societies

Deputy Collector Agatti Shri Sashipal Dabbas  Join Secretary (Health)

Additional District Magistrate and Settlement Officer

Additional Charges : Director(Services)

Deputy Collector Shri Pradeep Kumar DANICS Joint Secretary(Power)

Director Agriculture, Information and Public Relations

Addl Charges : Director Fisheries 


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)  

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 PSA Dr MP Basheer Director(Medical and Health Service)
Director Shri D A Sadiq Ali Director in Charge( Labour Employment & Training)


Deputy Collectors
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DC KVT Shri. Vishal Sah IAS


 Deputy Collector cum CEO Kavaratti, Agatti and Bangaram Islands

Addl Charge : Joint Secretary(Home)

lak-sdo[at]nic[dot]in 04896263716
DC Minicoy Dr. Shrikant R Tapdiya, DANICS Deputy Collector-cum-CEO South

Minicoy Island

 lk-dcmini[at] 8882412027
DC Androth and Kalpeni Shri. Harshit Saini, DANICS Deputy Collector-cum-CEO East

Androth and Kalpeni Islands

harshit[dot]saini[at]gov[dot]in 9456208209
Himanshu Yadav Shri. Himanshu Yadav, DANICS Deputy Collector-cum-CEO North

Amini, Kadmath, Kiltan, Chetlat and Bitra Islands




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