ADMINISTRATIVE SET-UP :
Himachal Pradesh Public Works Department is headed by the Engineer-in-Chief with
Headquarters at Shimla. Works and matters regarding
Codes, Specifications, Planning & Monitoring, Inter-State Connectivity for the
entire State and also the entire establishments of PWD are controlled by
On administrative and functional considerations, the department has been divided
into four zones namely Mandi Zone, Hamirpur Zone, Shimla Zone and
Kangra Zone at Dharmshala. All the
four zones are headed by Chief Engineers. Headquarters of Shimla Zone
is at Shimla, Mandi zone at Mandi, Hamirpur Zone at Hamirpur and
Kangra zone at Dharamshala.
Chief Engineer (National Highways) with headquarters
controls the Planning and Execution of works of National Highways
traversing through the State.
Engineer-in-Chief (Quality & Design)
acts as State Level Quality Coordinator for achieving quality parameters of works in
the State. Material Testing Laboratories at State level and Zonal
Laboratories are under his control. He conducts quality control checks
throughout the State. He is the in-charge for Standardization of
Designs and Drawings for Buildings, Bridges and Assurance of common Technical
Instructions, Manual of Order, Codes & Specifications, Schedule of Rates,
Training Programs, Workshops and allied fields etc.
Chief Engineer (PMGSY) is monitoring, planning and
having day-to-day interaction with Govt. of India (MORD) for the
works of PMGSY and PMGSY (world bank) funded projects
through National Rural Road Development Agency (NRRDA) .
Superintending Engineer (Electrical)
controls the works
related to electrical installation, central heating, air conditioning, lifts,
fire-fighting, fire alarm system, L.T. Sub-Station, Public Address system and
CCTV systems in all Govt. residential & non-residential buildings.
is heading Architectural Wing
at Shimla . This wing deals with all Architectural planning for buildings
undertaken by PWD under North, South and Central Zones. In addition, this
wing also undertakes consultancy jobs for corporate bodies and institutions,
such as Regional Engineering College Hamirpur and Railways etc.
Engineer Arbitration Circle Solan deals with the entire arbitration cases of