The Administrator of Daman and Diu, Shri Praful K. Patel, brought tides and ebbs of changes with his strong vision of making the Union Territories go cashless. In August 2016 he took charge as an administrator of Daman and Diu. He took upon his term with a positive start expressing his vision and mission regarding the future of the Union Territories. He emphasised on an all-round development agenda with key focus laid on improving tourism infrastructure and revenue opportunities for the coastal territories. Making his agendas clear, he thrived towards making a better Daman and Diu. He established dialogue with locals, interest groups, industry experts and administrative authorities for laying out a blueprint of D&D development model. He has strived and faced head-on, the challenges of making Daman and Diu a thriving tourism economy.