PUNJAB PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, BUILDING & ROADS

Services provided by Department:

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 endeavouring 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:

  • Construction & Maintenance of New Roads & Bridges;
  • Design, Construction & Maintenance of Govt. buildings;
  • Undertaking Deposit Contribution works relating to different Departments of Govt. of Punjab as well as of other Local Bodies;
  • Fixation of rent of Private premises requisitioned for housing Govt. offices;
  • Designs, construction, maintenance and repairs of runway relating to the Aviation Department;
  • Development of Parks and Gardens in the vicinity of important Public Buildings and landscaping of grounds;
  • Reservation of Govt. Rest Houses and Circuit Houses;
  • To permit construction of approaches on both sides of roads to private individuals, institutions, factories, petrol pumps etc;
  • To evacuate the encroachments coming along the road sides; and
  • All aspects of tendering process right from the pre-qualification stage to the opening of bids and its evaluation.

For above activities the Provincial Division No. 2, PWD B&R, Patiala working as Executive Agency in the area of Tehsil Rajpura, District Patiala and also working as Nodal officer for Sewa Kendras/ PMGSY scheme in District Patiala. The brief detail of this office is as under:-

  1. Name of the Department Public Works Department Buildings & Roads, Patiala
  2. Head of Department/Office Er. Vipan Bansal, Executive Engineer, Provincial Division No. 2, PWD B&R, Patiala
  3. Office Address Executive Engineer, Provincial Division No. 2, PWD B&R, Patiala, Nirman Bhawan, Block-C, 4th Floor, Mini Sectt. Nabha Road Patiala
  4. Office Profile This Division working as Executive Agency in the area of Tehsil Rajpura (MC Ghanour & Rajpura), District Patiala. This Division undertake primarily the following tasks in this area:
    • Construction & Maintenance of New Roads & Bridges;
    • Fixation of rent of Private premises requisitioned for housing Govt. offices;
    • Reservation of Govt. Rest Houses and Circuit Houses;
    • To permit construction of approaches on both sides of roads to private individuals, institutions, factories, petrol pumps etc;
    • To evacuate the encroachments coming along the road sides; and
    • All aspects of tendering process right from the pre-qualification stage to the opening of bids and its evaluation.
  5. Statistical information of the office in the District as on date (Mention the date) Er. Vipan Bansal, Executive Engineer, Provincial Division No. 2, PWD B&R, Patiala From 03.011.2014 to Till Date.
  6. Major Activities and important projects

Works recently completed in Tehsil Rajpura (MC Ghanour & Rajpura):

  • In S/R/Patch work Programme 2015-16, the length of 164.71 km of Link Roads repaired with the amount of Rs. 1689.84 lacs.
  • In S/R Programme 2016-17, the length of 98.12 km of Link Road repaired with the amount of Rs. 1018.16 lacs.
  • In Ordinary repair programme 2015-16, the length of 67.12 km of Plan Roads repaired with the amount of 74.16 lacs.

Works recently completed in District Patiala as Nodal Office

  • 12 Nos. Roads upgraded under PMGSY Scheme having a length of 38.32 km with the amount of 2458.44 lacs.
  • Construction of Sewa Kendras (31 Nos. Type-II & 112 Nos. Type-III) = 143 Nos. with a amount of 2851.53 lacs.
  • 7 Nos. Projects completed under MP LAD scheme with a amount of Rs. 23.46 lacs.

Works is in Progress in Tehsil Rajpura.

  • Construction of Sub-Tehsil Complex Building at Ghanour is in progress (92% work completed) with a amount of Rs. 120.42 lacs.
  • Construction of 7 No. Additional Class Rooms, Art & Craft Room, Science Lab & Library in Govt.Sr.Sec. School at Rajpura (Under RMSA) is in progress (95% work completed) with a amount of Rs. 69.63 lacs.
  • Upgradation of Bahadargarh Seel Ghanour Shambhu Road having a length of 28.00 km under CRF scheme (12% work completed) with a amount of Rs. 5256.83 lacs.
  • Repair of 1 No. Critical Road G.T. Road to Shambhu Ghanour Road via Jand Mangoli & Lachhru Kalan (Section Kami Khurd to Bapror) having length 9.00 km (35% work completed) with a amount of Rs. 125.09 lacs

Work is in progress in District Patiala as Nodal Office

  • 3 Nos. Roads are being upgraded under PMGSY-II Scheme having a length of 27.10 km (70% work completed) with the amount of 2066.39 lacs.

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