Independent directorate of Kochi was a department under ministry of border and tribe affairs till 2007. Due to uprising challenges Kochi faced thereafter upon the persistent insistence and request of Kochi elders and elected parliament members, on 14/01/1385 the president issued a decree of promoting this small department to a relatively larger and independent directorate that has an expanded structure of both fund and personnel imitating a ministry. The purpose of this expansion was to meet the challenges Kochi meets in different areas such as health, education, livestock, economy, nourishment fields, clean water and finally to improve the life standards of kochi in every respect.