MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS DURING 2002-2003

 

Modernisation 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 Computer Stationery Printing machine, Six clamp Perfect Binder.

 • 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 were

1.  2 .13 lakhs Note books,

 2.   Multi-colour Wall and Table calander

 3.   Multi-colour books

 4.   Multi-colour Greetings cards, etc.

 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 departments.

• Diary & Calendar for Information and Publicity department.

• Multi colour cards for SPORTS, Information department.

• Basic Statistic Book for Planning department.

• Census Book during 2001-2002

• Lakshadweep and its People booklet for Planning department.

• Telephone Directory.

• 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,            

 •Pensioners  Identity Cards.

• Printing of Ballot papers & Voters list for Parliament election  and  Panchayat election.

• IAS  and IPS list and Civil list-1990 of Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.

• Land Revenue and Tenancy Act-1965.

• Booklet of MP’s  Local Area Development for 1997-2002.

• Marine Aquarium Book of Fisheries department.

• Book 101 Questions on Coral Reef of LCRMN.

• Milk coupon for Animal Husbandry.     

• Spiral Binding and Lamination works.

 Perspective Plan for the coming years:

(a) To equip the Govt. Press with latest equipments considering the tremendous  technological  changes in the field of printing industry.

(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. 

(c) 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.  from  Lakshadweep itself.

(d) 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.

(e) 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, Port etc.

(f)  Modernise the facility to enable the simultaneous publication of LakshadweTimes   daily  from all islands.  


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