Administration in DiuDiu, located off the Saurashtra coast, near the Veraval port in Gujarat is a popular tourist destination, known for its pretty beaches, forts, parks and churches. Occupying an area of about 40 square kilometres, the population of Diu is 52,074 according to the census carried out in 2011. The administrator heads the administration in Diu and he is assisted by the collector and various other officers.
Diu Municipal CouncilDaman and Diu was granted the independent status of a union territory in 1987. The Diu Municipal Council or the DMC was established in the year 1613 and is one of the oldest municipalities in Asia. Under Portuguese rule it was called ‘Camara Municipal De Dio’. The administration was carried out based on the rules and regulations framed by the Portuguese called as the ‘Estuato’ and the members were called as ‘Vogal’. Today there are 13 elected Councillors in Diu Municipal Council out of which there are 8 males and 5 female members. Various functions performed by the Diu Municipal Council include transport, sanitation, street lights, maintenance of parks and gardens, issue of trade and construction licenses, registration of births and deaths, implementation of various schemes that are sponsored by the Indian Government.
Diu Municipal Council
Address: Fort Road, Diu, India
Phone No: +91-2875-252126
Administration in DiuDaman and Diu being a union territory, an administrator appointed by the president is responsible for its administration. Administrator of Daman and Diu is assisted by the collector in discharging his duties. His duties involve supervision and monitoring of budget, mobilization of tax and non tax revenue, policy decisions etc. In addition he also assumes the role of secretary of home department, administrative reforms, vigilance, tourism and information technology, besides being the chairman of Omnibus Industrial Development Corporation and SC/ST OBC & Minority Financial Development Corporation.
Honourable Administrator of Diu
Address: Administrator’s Office, Secretariat, Daman
Phone No: 2230700, 2230770
General Administration of DiuFor the purpose of administrative convenience, various departments or offices like Block Development Office, Agriculture Office, Election Office, Education Department, Electricity Department, Excise Office, Town Planning Department, Tourism Department, Public Works Department and many more have been set up in Diu. The Collectorate in Diu has various sections, namely Civil Supplies, Societies Registration, Magisterial Section, Land section, Transport, Labour and Employment. Shri Vinod Kavle is the present collector and district magistrate of Diu. He assumes the roles of special secretary cum director of Publicity & Information, Archives & Archaeology, special secretary of Education and GAD, additional commissioner for VAT and Excise, additional director for transport and tourism, special secretary cum additional director for Civil Aviation. His contact details are as given below.
Collectorate in Diu
Collector and District Magistrate of Diu
Phone No: 02875 - 252111, 252444, 252222, 252176
Police Department in DiuDiu being an important tourist hub faces a constant influx of visitors from various parts of the country as well as from outside. To ensure their safety as well as that of the locals in Diu, there is a well organised and dedicated network of police force. The Superintendent of Police heads the police force and is assisted by able officers. The Superintendent of Police supervises the police force to ensure proper and timely prevention, detection and investigation of crimes are carried out in the district.
Superintendent of Police, Diu
Phone No: 8511866166, 02875 - 253633
Police Hotline: 100
Diu Police Station: 02875 – 252133
Public Representatives in DiuThe Lok Sabha seat of Diu is common with Daman and the union territory of Daman and Diu does not have legislative assembly. Daman and Diu Lok Sabha constituency thus covers its entire territory and was established in the year 1987, after Goa became an independent state, while Daman and Diu remained a separate union territory.
Member of Parliament (MP) in Diu
Shri Lalubhai Babubhai
Party: Bharatiya Janata Party
Permanent Address: Sabri Kutir, Dungri Falia, Kachigam, Nani Daman, Daman & Diu
Delhi Address: 123, South Avenue, New Delhi - 110 001
Phone No: (0260) 2992444, 09825122858
Fax: (0260) 2243177