Public Works Department (Buildings and
Roads) is a premier agency of the State Government for
construction, up gradation and maintenance of roads, buildings and bridges in
the State. The department also acts as the technical advisor to the State
Government in all aspects of construction activity.
From its inception in 1854, Public Works Department (Buildings and Roads) has been endeavoring to provide technical lead to other departments of the State Government by introducing latest construction techniques and materials, so as to achieve higher standards.
Public Works department has been maintaining material database and has standardized the Specifications, Common Schedule of Rates, Confidential analysis etc. for adoption by all other departments, Boards and Corporations of the State Govt.
The PWD (B&R) has been entrusted by the state Government to undertake primarily the following tasks: