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  1. Location of Lakshadweep
  2. What are the  types of Turtles  seen in lakshadweep ... ?
  3. Where is your Department Located ?
  4. Who is the head of the institution ?
  5. What are the activities related to your department ?
 

Location of Lakshadweep

The islands of Lakshadweep are irregularly scattered in the Arabian Sea between 8" and 12"-30'  north latitude and  between 71" and 74" east longitude. There are in all twenty seven islands and a number of sunken banks, open reefs and sand banks. Only eleven islands are inhabited (including the Bangaram island which is newly inhabited). Other islands are small and exist as satellites of the inhabited islands, which are away from  Kozhikode by  about 200 to 400 kilometers.

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What are the types of Turtles  seen in Lakshadweep ?

Four types of turtles are seen in lakshadweep they are

Green Turtle Leather back Turtle
Haucks bill Turtle Olive ridly
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Where is your department located ?

Department of Science & Technology (DST) in Lakshadweep was established in 1984 at Kavaratti, the Union Territory capital with the objective of promoting new areas of Science & Technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organizing, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in Lakshadweep. The DST has the major responsibilities for specific projects and programmes

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Who is the head of the institution ?

Dr. M. S Syed Ismail Koya is the head of the Department

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What are the activities related to your department ?

1 Science Education & Popularization
2 Special Research & Development Programme
3 Establishment of Scientific Laboratory
4 Technical Cell of Island Development Authority
5 Management of Fresh Water Sources
6 Lakshadweep Coral Reef Monitoring Net work
7 Biological Toilet
8 Cyber Cafe
9 Coastal Regulation Zone Management Authority
10 Lakshadweep Pollution Control Committee
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Revised: 10/03/06.