The Public Works Department has a glorious history in the development of the state
since pre independence. The department is mainly entrusted with construction and
maintenance of Roads, Bridges and Govt. buildings. The department also acts as Technical
Advisor to the State Government in these matters.
Initially, Irrigation, Public Health engineering were units of PWD. Subsequently
these units were given separate entities to handle increased scope of work in the
respective field. Since the inception of the Department, it has strived through
its continuous quest for excellence and putting milestones in the feat of Engineering.
It is this time that the Department is treading into a new era of information technology
to keep pace with the modernization. The Public Works Department being the oldest
engineering department of the State, has its well woven network even below tensile
level which enables the P.W.D. to ensure the execution of a variety of jobs/tasks
any where in the state.