Agriculture and Irrigation
Total irrigated area is 393.93 ha and unirrigated is 3304.73 ha. Important field and garden
crops are paddy, ragi, bajra, jowar, groundnut, pulses and beans, wheat, banana, sapota, mango,
coconut and sugarcane. There are no major forests in the territory.
Industry and Power
There are 2930 small-scale and medium-scale industries in Daman and Diu. Two industrial
areas have been developed by Omnibus Industrial Development Corporation at Daman. The
other industrial areas are Dabhel, Bhimpore, Kachigam and Kadaiya.
All villages have been electrified. Daman and Diu have got adequate power allocation from
central sector power stations in western region.
Roads: The total length of roads is 191 km and 78 km respectively.
Railways: There is no railway link with Daman and Diu. The nearest railway station from
Daman is Vapi on western railway on Mumbai-Delhi route. The nearest railway station from Diu
is Delvada on metre-gauge.
Aviation: There are airports both in Daman and Diu. Diu is connected by air and there is regular
air service from Mumbai.
Important tourist places in Daman are Bom Jesus Church; Our Lady of Sea Church; Our
Lady of Remedios Church; Forts of Moti Daman and Nani Daman; Jampore and Devka Beaches;
Public Garden at Nani Daman and Moti Daman Jetty; Pergola Garden; Moti Daman; Amusement
Park, Devka; Damanganga Tourist Complex, Kachigam; Satya Sagar Udyan; Mirasol Garden;
Mirasol Water Park.
In Diu, St. Paul’s Church; Diu Fort and Panikota Fort; Nagoa and Chakratirth and
Children’s Park at Ghoghla and Summer House are worth seeing.
Relevant Website: www.daman.nic.in
Administrator : Praful Khoda Patel
Jurisdiction of High Court : Falls under Bombay High Court
Area : 1,483 sq km Population : 1.68 crore (as per
Capital : Delhi Principal : Hindi, Punjabi,
Languages Urdu and English