MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS DURING 2002-2003
of Government Press with latest machinery and equipments started during the year
with procurement of the following.
Digital Scanner cum Printer
Printing down frame with Plate Processor
Mini Offset Printing Machine, Three way Trimmer, Pack to Pack continuous
Window based Computer with Printer
MAC DTP system
Construction of double storied building of eastern side of headquarter
press started and expected to be completed soon.
Major Productions during the year
Major Productions during the year were
1. 2 .13 lakhs Note books,
2. Multi-colour Wall and Table calander
3. Multi-colour books
4. Multi-colour Greetings cards,
5. A daily news paper Lakshadweep Times is being printed and published regularly from Govt. Press.
Important Printing Works undertaken
Standard Voyage Schedules.
Posters in multi colour for various
Diary & Calendar for Information and Publicity
Multi colour cards for SPORTS, Information
Basic Statistic Book for Planning department.
Census Book during 2001-2002
Lakshadweep and its People booklet for Planning
Multi colour Text Books .
Note Books and Text Books including Mahal Text Books for Education department and Jawahar Navodaya School, Minicoy.
Publishing Lakshadweep Times daily.
Lakshadweep Gazette, Forms and Registers required
for various departments.
Books for Lakshadweep Sahityakala Academy.
Identity cards to Government Officials/Residents and Voters Identity Card,
Printing of Ballot papers & Voters list for
Parliament election and Panchayat election.
and IPS list and Civil list-1990 of Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of
Land Revenue and Tenancy Act-1965.
Booklet of MPs Local Area Development for
Marine Aquarium Book of Fisheries department.
Book 101 Questions on Coral Reef of LCRMN.
Milk coupon for Animal Husbandry.
Spiral Binding and Lamination works.
Plan for the coming years:
To equip the Govt. Press with latest equipments considering the tremendous technological changes in the field of printing
(b) Considering the importance in the field of confidential printing of States/UTs etc. to set up one Press as Security Printing Press with latest technology and well qualified staff.
Lakshadweep is entering No. 1 in
the Tourism Map. To cope up the
demand, it is proposed high quality machine and well qualified
manpower to produce best quality
multicolor tourism pamphlets etc.
To meet the production of entire text books and other books for education
department of U. T. as well as for other states also to make
the project economically viable.
Considering the progress in the field of IT it is proposed to have the
production of entire computer
stationery materials from this
territory itself. During the year
(2003-04) this department have installed one pack to pack computer
stationery printing machine with an aim to supply the materials required for Electricity,
(f) Modernise the facility to enable the
simultaneous publication of LakshadweTimes daily from all islands.