Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Aims and Objectives:
This Office was established in the year 2006 as Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Division, Nuapada. The main function of the office was to provide safe drinking water to the rural inhabitants through Piped water supply schemes and spot sources. Further, as per Government. decision communicated vide letter No.12123, Dt. 25.09.2006 of R.D. Department, Govt. of Odisha, the repair and maintenance of drinking water projects has been handed over to the Panchayat Raj Institutions. This office is now executing the new water supply projects and providing technical support to the PRIs for repair & maintenance
2. Mission and Vision:
The mission of this office is to provide safe drinking water to the rural people
3. Brief History and Background for its Establishment:
The RWS&S was formed to provide safe drinking water to the rural people under the Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of Odisha. The Executive Engineer, RWS& S Division, Nuapada prepares the draft action plan on consolidated manner on the report collected from the route level i.e from Asst. Engineer at RWSS Sub-Division, Nuapada and 05 Nos. of Junior Engineer situated at each Block headquarters under Nuapada district. The Chief Engineer, RWSS Odisha, Bhubaneswar is the Authority to approve the Action Plan in consultation with the Superintending Engineer, RWS&S Circle, Koraput and for placement of allotment to take up the work.
4. Allocation of Business:
a) Executive Engineer:
He is responsible for the efficient execution and management of all works and in all matters within his Division. It is therefore, a part of his duty to organize and supervise the execution of works and to see that they are suitably and economically carried out.
The Executive Engineer is ensure preparation of plans and estimates for all works to be executed in his Division, any error in the sanctioned plan and any variation in the conditions at site and the sanctioned plans and estimates are promptly set right to bring to the notice of the higher authorities to get the defects remedied before the actual execution of work.
He inspects important works in his Division to ensure their execution according to the sanctioned plans and estimates of higher authorities.
In order to ensure that his subordinate staff are performing their duties properly, specially in respect of measurement of work, preparation and maintenance of muster rolls and work done by work charges establishment, he inspects and test check all the primary records.
He takes necessary steps to obtain funds for the works and establishment under his control and submit accounts punctually for the money received and spent by him to the Audit Office according to the Rules and orders in force.
b) Assistant Engineer:
The Asst. Engineer is responsible to the Executive Engineer in all matter concerned with the efficient management and execution of works within his Sub-Division.
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