As per Section 8 (1) of the Lakshadweep Panchayats Regulation 1994, with effect from such date as the Administrator may, by notification, appoint in this behalf, there shall be constituted, a Village (Dweep)Panchayat in each island specified in the first schedule and a District Panchayat for the entire territory.

    A District Panchayat for the Union Territory of Lakshadweep was constituted for the first time on 22.01.1998.  The present District Panchayat, which is the second has been  constituted on 22.01.2003.

    The District Panchayat has a President Cum Chief Counsellor and two Vice President Cum Counsellors.  It has 22 directly elected members, 10 Chairpersons and the Member of the House of People representing the territory as members.

    The District Panchayat is implementing various Developmental Schemes formulated by it as well as those transferred from the developmental departments of the Lakshadweep Administration.

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