office of the Deputy Commissioner
The office of the Deputy Commissioner is situated at the Head Quarter of the District of Nicobar i.e in the Car Nicobar. The office have the Central Control over the District Administration.The office provides numerous developmental activities for the service of people. It also controls all the Tehsils under the District i.e Car Nicobar, Nancowry and Great Nicobar. The administration provides services for the people by organizing itself in a systematic way. District of Nicobar came into existence on 1st of August , 1974. Before this, it was a part of District of Andamans. It is headed by DEPUTY COMMISSIONER stationed at Car Nicobar. The District is having 2 sub-divisions viz. Car Nicobar and Nancowry. The second sub-division has jurisdiction over all islands of the district except Car Nicobar. However, for smooth functioning of the administration, it is divided into three circles under the supervision and control of Assistant Commissioners who work directly under Deputy Commissioner.
|1||Car Nicobar||Car Nicobar||AC(HQ)|
Kamorta, Katchal, Nancowry, Trinket,
Chowra, Teressa and Bompooka
|3||Great Nicobar, Little Nicobar, Kondul, Pilobhabhi||Campbell Bay||AC(Campbell Bay)|
All the Assistant Commissioners are Executive Magistrate in the area of their jurisdiction. They are assisted by Tehsildars, BDO’s, Extension Officers and Village level workers. They are also the in-charge of departments like Supply, Shipping, Transport etc. in addition to Revenue, Development & Law and order in area of their jurisdiction. The district has been designated as Integrated Tribal District. Deputy Commissioner is the Ex Official Chairman of Integrated Tribal Development Project (ITDP). The various Poverty Alleviation programme sponsored by Ministry Of Rural development is being implemented through District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), which is also headed by Deputy Commissioner. Deputy Commissioner is also the District Magistrate and District Collector of the district. The district has been notified as a Police district only in the year 1991. Superintendent of Police has been posted here who assists the Deputy Commissioner in maintaining Law and Order.