Public Works Department

New Parliament building cost likely to go up by Rs 200 crore, CPWD expected to get approval: Sources

The sources said the CPWD have given the reasons behind the expected rise in the cost which include higher cost of steel as building is now constructed as per the norms of seismic zone 5.

published on : 20th January 2022

Cheer for many as all 73 lakes in Perambalur district brimming after 35 years

As the public celebrated the moment with flowers and throwing a feast, farmers said the brimming waterbodies would increase the groundwater level and improve agriculture.

published on : 17th December 2021

Water release into NKHLC, three other irrigation canals extended till January 2022

Considering the agricultural needs of farmers, the Public Works Department has extended water release into Pullambadi and New Kattalai High-Level canals and also two other canals at Mettur till Jan 22

published on : 17th December 2021

Water level in Mullai Periyar dam reached 142 ft; Final flood alert given

As on Tuesday morning status, 2,210 cusecs of inflow was seen in the dam, while 1,682.46 cusecs is being released for irrigation of farm lands in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 30th November 2021

Isolation block remains a non-starter at Government Hospital of Thoracic Medicine  

Even eight months after releasing the fund, the construction of isolation blocks for patients of infectious diseases is yet to start at GHTM in Thoppur and at three other sites in the State.

published on : 28th September 2021

Presence of river sand at former minister Veeramani’s house confirmed

A team, led by D Bernard, Assistant Director (AD-Vellore) of Mines, went for the inspection on Friday, a day after the DVAC found river sand at the former minister’s residence.

published on : 20th September 2021

Sorry we are behind schedule: Funds, pandemic delay development projects in Delhi

Due to reasons like Covid-19 lockdown, labourers going home and shortage of funds, several marquee civic development projects in Delhi have got delayed.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Delhi: Come rains, PWD flooded with waterlogging plaints

With monsoon rains lashing the city in the last few weeks, the Public Works Department of Delhi government has reported an increase in the number of complaints related to waterlogging. 

published on : 1st August 2021

Public Works Department helpline numbers to address waterlogging issues in Delhi

The Public Works Department has also established a monsoon control room (toll-free number 1800-11-0093, ph no. 011-23490323) for complaints.

published on : 29th July 2021

Observe economy in government’s interest, Delhi PWD tells officials

The Public Works Department has stated that engineers should prepare project estimates based on "realistic requirements and assess the required quantity of items as accurate as possible."

published on : 22nd July 2021

100 per cent deslit drains before monsoon peak, Delhi government to PWD

It has also strictly directed the executive engineers (EE) to complete the desilting of drains in minimum possible time; else they will have to face suspension and disciplinary action.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Central Vista: CPWD extends deadline to submit bids for three new office buildings to July 14

These new buildings will come on the plot where the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts is currently located.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Photography, video recording banned at Central Vista project area amid growing opposition from politicians, activists

Sign boards have come up at the redevelopment site of the Central Vista Avenue, which read: 'No photography', 'No video recording'.

published on : 13th May 2021

Kosathalaiyar river bed sand mining: Is government violating its own norms?

The Public Works Department appears to be violating government norms in mining sand from the Kosasthalaiyar river bed.

published on : 18th June 2018

Former Maharashtra revenue minister Eknath Khadse likely to be reinstated

BJP insiders that he might be given the portfolio of Public Works Department.

published on : 7th July 2017