Tourism Development Authority was established for Kokernag and Achabal in December-2004, Vide SRO-231 dated 22-08-2005 some more villages were added to the jurisdiction of Kokernag-Achabal Development Authority which was subsequently renamed as Kokernag Development Authority (KDA). The areas of jurisdiction of KDA are as under:-
- Villages/Wards coming under Municipal Committee Kokernag.
- Villages/Wards coming under Municipal Committee Achabal.
- Revenue villages of Zalangam, Wandevalgam, Vailoo, Dandipora, Daksum, Deesu and Nowbugh.
- Forest areas adjoining the roads between Daksum and Sinthan top.