Registration forms
Vendor Registration - Item clasification :
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Invitation For Vendor Registration:
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Application Format for pre-qualification and registration of vendors :
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News And Events
Shri.Nidhin Valsan IPS assumed the charge of MD, LDCL
 Shri.Nidhin Valsan IPS assumed charge of Managing Director w.e.f 23.03.2018 vide order F.No.12/48/2016-Services/1087 dated 19.03.2018 of the Administration of U.T.of Lakshadweep
Smt. Nila John Marine Engineer engages as JE on board vessel Kavaratti
 The Corporation has engaged Smt. Nila John as Junior Engineer on board vessel Kavaratti operated by the Corporation. Smt. Nila John, who has passed B.Tech Marine Engineering from Kunjali Marakkar School of Marine Engineering in the year 2017, is the first woman from Kerala to achieve the same. It is a matter of privilege for the Corporation to play a pivotal role in encouraging the entry of woman professionals in shipping sector by way of providing training opportunities on board vessels operated by it.
Buyer Seller Meet-2016
 For the first time in the history of U T of Lakshadweep LDCL is organizing a Buyer Seller Meet at Kochi on 01.03.2016 in association with Departments of Agriculture and Fisheries. The Buyer Seller Meet is being convened pursuant to the vision of the Honourable Administrator of U T of Lakshadweep to provide an opportunity for the sellers/ farmers of Lakshadweep to directly meet the potential buyers from mainland for the products of Coconut and Fish and market their products to them.
Posted On 13.02.2016
Joining of new Barges to the fleet of vessels
 M.V.Sagar Yuvraj the 800 MT barge has joined the fleet of LDCL on 11.02.2016 and M.V.SAgar Samrat is expected to join the fleet by 16.02.2016.
Posted On 10.02.2016
 Shri.Vivek Agarwal DANICS has assumed charge of Managing Director, Lakshadweep Development Corporation Limited (LDCL) as the successor of Shri. Marnya Ete, IAS on 14.6.2011 at Lakshadweep House, New Delhi in the presence of Administrator, Shri.J.K.Dadoo, IAS and Shri. Asarpal Singh, Liaison Officer.
 UTL Administration has signed contracts with M/s. Modest Infrastructure Limited,Mumbai for 150 T Oil Barge and with M/s. Shift Shipyard Private Ltd., Thane for 2000 LPG Cylinder Carrier at the office of Lakshadweep Development Corporation Ltd.on 15.03.2011.
Posted On 16.03.2011
National Science Day Celebration
 The department of Environment and Forest with people’s participation observed National Science Day, 2011 in a befitting manner. As part of the celebration 17 competitions are conducted in various schools/nurseries.
Posted On 28.02.2011
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Lakshadweep Development Corporation Ltd.
Panampilly Nagar,
CSR Policy
1. Context
2. Objectives
3. Focus Areas
4. Undertaking of CSR Activities
5. Location of CSR efforts
6. Goals
7. Composition of CSR Committee
8. Responsibilities of the Committee
9. Funding, Selection and Monitoring process
10. Effective Date
             1) Context

         Lakshadweep Development Corporation Ltd is a company promoted by the Government of India, incorporated on 22.12.1987. Since its inception, the Corporation has been striving to attain the socio-economic development of Lakshadweep Islands and its residents. The company is engaged in assisting the Lakshadweep Administration in various activities for the overall development of islands. The company has already formed a CSR Committee as per Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Board administers the funds for the projects identified and approved by the CSR committee.

     The Company has a CSR policy which has been approved by the Board. As per the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules 2014 as amended by the Amendment Rules 2021, the company declares a CSR Policy incorporating the amendments through which the CSR Expenditure will be disbursed by the Board on the recommendation of CSR committee. This policy will also be published in the website of the company.

             2) Objectives

       The main objective of the LDCL as enshrined in the Memorandum and Articles of Association is to work for the development and uplift of the Scheduled Tribes of Lakshadweep. The Corporation is committed to achieving the welfare of the islanders. With this end in mind, the Corporation has formulated a CSR policy which is continuously aiming to undertake more social responsibilities as a Corporate Citizen to make a positive impact on the society and the environment.

       Our Vision:

(i) To strive for the economic development of Lakshadweep Islands that effect the standard of living of the residents.

(ii) To take responsibility for the overall activities to reduce hunger, poverty, cleaning the environment, improve the general healthcare of the residents and the wellbeing of the community at large.

             3) Focus Areas

              In according with the requirement of the Companies Act, 2013, the company will undertake CSR Activities as specified in Schedule VII of the Companies Act as amended from time to time, and amongst others will focus on.


Eradication of hunger, alleviation of poverty ,elimination of malnutrition ,promotion of preventive healthcare and sanitation standards, supply of safe drinking water ,promotion of hospitals and modern health care clinics.



Promotion of education, employment generation, vocational skills especially among children, women and elderly and differently abled persons.



Undertake livelihood enhancement projects, monetary contributions to schools, academic institutions, establishment of laboratories and testing centers, schools, kindergardens, day care centers etc.



Development projects for strengthening the islands by improving the accessibility housing, drinking water, sanitization, power, sports area and grounds and other recreational activities thereby enhancing the living standards of residents.



Undertaking projects for gender equality and empowering women, setting up of self help groups ,hotels and day care centers for women, orphans and differently-abled persons, Setting up old age homes ,and such facilities for senior citizens and adopting measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially and economically backward groups.



Ensuring environment sustainability, ecological balance, protection of flora and fauna, animal welfare, agro friendly conservation of natural resources and maintaining the quality of soil, air and water.



Promotion of Art. Music, Sports and cultural activities .protection of natural heritage, restoration of buildings and sites of historical importance and Work of Arts. Setting up of public libraries, computer labs, knowledge centers, promotion and development of arts and handicrafts.


             4) Undertaking CSR Activities

       The company will undertake the CSR Activities directly or through companies registered under section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 or registered trust or registered societies established under the statutory acts and non government organization as recommended by the CSR committee and approved by the Board.

             5) Location of CSR efforts

      The CSR Activities will be conducted in the various islands of Lakshadweep or areas earmarked in mainland for operation and assisting in the development of the islands.

             6) Goals

      The goals will be to achieve the activities under the Focus Areas mentioned in Para 3 above. The surplus arising out of CSR Activities, projects and programs shall not form part of the business profits of the company.

             7) Composition of the CSR Committee

       The CSR committee shall be comprised as per the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and CSR Rules made thereunder as amended from time to time.:

             8) Responsibilities of the Committee

       These include:

  • Formulating and recommending to the Board, the Corporate Social Responsibility policy which shall indicate the activities to be undertaken by the company as specified in Schedule VII of the Act
  • Recommend the amount of expenditure to be incurred on CSR activities
  • Monitor the CSR policy of the company from time to time
  • Prepare a transparent monitoring mechanism for ensuring implementation of the projects / programmes / activities proposed to be undertaken by the company.

             9) Selection and Monitoring process

       The CSR committee or the company will call for proposals from various government agencies, registered societies or other non profit motive NGOs. The committee after deliberation on the proposals shall recommend the same for approval of the Board.

             10) Effective date

       This policy is effective from 22.01.2021.