The Union Territory of Lakshadweep is a group of 36 coral islands and islets of which eleven are inhabited. These Islands lie scattered randomly in the Arabian Sea, about 220 to 420 Kms off the Malabar Coast; geographically isolated each island behaves almost like a country by itself (called 'Nadu' in local tongue, meaning 'Desh' in Hindi).

Lack of adequate transport facilities and deficiencies in communication in these islands pose a major problem for the masses. It takes around eight da

Secretariat Building,U.T. Of Lakshadweep, Kavaratti