Kodagu District

Government of Karnataka

Official Website

Welcome to Official Website of Kodagu District

About Kodagu

Kodagu (Coorg), the thickly wooded grandeur on the Western Ghats, is the most beautiful hill station of Karnataka.It occupies an area of 4,102 square kilometres (1,584 sq mi) in the Western Ghats of southwestern Karnataka. Read More

District Administration

The Deputy Commissioner's Office comes under the Revenue department and look after the overall administration of the district and maintains Law and Order . Deputy Commissioner is head of the district administration. Read More

Dr.Richard Vincent D'souza IAS
Deputy Commissioner
E-mail: dckodagu[at]nic[dot]in
Sri P Rajendra Prasad IPS
Superintendent of Police
E-mail: sp-kodagu [at] karnataka [dot] gov[dot]in
ZP Administration
For smooth functioning & administration of the Zilla Panchayat office,an officer designated "Chief Executive Officer" is appointed by the state government to carry out administration of Zilla Panchayat office. Read More
Ms Charulata Somal IAS
Chief Executive Officer,ZP,Kodagu
E-mail: ceokodagu[at]nic[dot]in
DISTRICT MAPS Maps of Kodagu District View All
District Population 554519 (2011 census)
Area(Sq.Km) 4102
No of Hoblies 16
Lok Sabha members 1
Vidhan Sabha Members 2
Vidhan Parishat members 4
Zilla Panchayat Members 29
No.of Taluka Panchayat members 50
No.of Villages 528
No.of Gram Panchayat's 104
No.of Gram Panchayat members 1260
How to get Your Kerosene coupon

  1. From a registered mobile send SMS RCKERO to 9731979899 to obtain coupon code and show to your kerosene shop. The ration card should be linked with Adhaar of at least one member of family; OR
  2. Contact photo bio center( Bangalore one, private franchisee etc.) to obtain printed coupon on biometrics based Adhaar authentication OR
  3. Through visiting Department Website ( ) to obtain printed coupon on OTP based Adhaar authentication
Getting Here

   Madikeri is well connected by road with Mangalore, Hassan, Mysore, Bangalore and Kannur, Thalassery, and Wayanad of neighbouring state Kerala. There are three Ghat roads for reaching Kodagu from coastal regions of Kerala and Karnataka: the Sampaje–Madikeri Ghat road from Mangalore, the Panathur–Bhagamandala Ghat road from Kasaragod, Kanhangad, Malom and chittarikkal and the Makutta–Perumbadi/Virajpet Ghat road from Kannur and Thalassery through Iritty.
   The nearest railway stations are Thalassery and Kannur in Kerala and Mangalore, Mysore and Hassan are the nearest in Karnataka. The nearest airports are at Mysore and Mangalore. Mysore Airport is at a distance of 130 km from Madikeri and 115 kilometres (71 mi) from Virajpet. Mangalore International Airport is located 140 kilometres (87 mi) from Madikeri and 172 kilometres (107 mi) from Virajpet. The greenfield Kannur Airport coming up in Mattanur which is expected to be operational by December 2015, would be closest to Coorg at about 85 kilometers from Madikeri and 55 kilometers from Virajpet. The nearest seaport for Kodagu is New Mangalore Port at Panambur in Mangalore, 145 kilometres (90 mi) from Madikeri.