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.