Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1) Aim & Objective of the Organization:
This organization is known as Keonjhar RWS&S Division. It is under the control of Chief Engineer, RWSS, Odisha, Bhubaneswar under the administrative control of R.D Department. The main aim and objective of this organization is to supply safe drinking water to the rural people through 218 nos. of PWS schemes and 13099 nos. of spot sources, Govt. Residential building & Non-Residential Building of this organization are maintenance control of this office.
2) Mission/ Vision:
The Chief Engineer RWSS, Odisha, Bhubaneswar provides funds basing on the budget allocation to improve and maintain PWS Schemes & TW/ SWs. Estimates are prepared by this Division and technical sanction is accorded by the competent authority and works are executed as per provision contained in O.P.W.D. code.
3) Brief History & Background:
The Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Division, Keonjhar was formed in the year 1991.It was earlier functioning as Public Health Division, Keonjhar since 1978.At present this Division looking after drinking water supply in the rural areas of Keonjhar district. However, prior to 1.8.2000 this Division was also looks after the water supply & other Public Health (PH) works in Urban areas of Keonjhar district. But consequent upon the transfer of the works of Urban water supply of Keonjhar district to the control of P.H. Division, Rourkela as per H&UD Notification No. 21384 dated 6.7.2000 this division is now in charge of only the rural water supply of Keonjhar district.
This division consists of four Sub divisions namely:1) RWSS Sub-Division, Keonjhar with head quarter at Keonjhar2) Champua RWSS Sub division with head quarter at Champua3) Ghatgaon RWSS Sub division with head quarters at Ghatgaon4) Anandapur RWSS Sub division with head quarter at AnandapurThe Division is headed by the Executive Engineer with head quarter at Keonjhar
4) Allocation of Business:
Funds both under state Plan, centrally sponsored plan and non-plan are received from the Chief Engineer RWSS Odisha, Bhubaneswar details of which are noted below
New PWS Schemes, Spot sources & Buildings
Repair of PWS Schemes & spot sources
Repair to non-residential buildings
Repair to Residential buildings
The works are executed by this Division in accordance with O.P.W.D. code.
5) Duties to be Performed to Achieve the Mission:
Estimates for all the projects identified to be taken up under State plan and Non-plan are first prepared and technically sanctioned and get executed by inviting tender.
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