Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Aims and Objectives of the Organization:
Implementation of Rural Water Supply programme in the district.
2. Mission/ Vision:
To provide safe drinking water to rural mass for better health & hygiene.
3. Brief History and Background for its Establishment:
RWS & S Division Dhenkanal has been created since 1991 after bifurcation from the Public Health Engineering Department. This organization looks after the water supply programmes of rural areas only.
4. Allocation of Business:
a) District level:
Executive Engineer is responsible for implementation of the rural water supply in the programme district. He submits estimate, budget and receives allotment/ funds for new programme as well as operation & maintenance of the existing facilities. All other responsibilities envisaged under OPWD code.
Supervises work of his Sub-division and Assists Executive Engineer and guides Junior Engineers in achieving programme objectives.
Responsible for overall implementation of the rural water supply programme of his section i.e. Block.
5. Duties to be performed to achieve the mission:
Selection/ Identification of habitations and educational institutions to provide safe drinking water sources as per Govt. norms. Tackling water quality problem if any and to provide alternative sources or to make it fit for drinking water purpose.
6. Details of Services Rendered:
Implementation of various water supply programme and maintenance of existing water supply systems. Water supply to rural community is made through Piped Water Supply schemes, tube wells & sanitary wells. Besides establishment of new sources, for the operation & maintenance of Tube well the following maintenance staffs are pressed to service.
a) G.P. level:
Self Employed Mechanics-Deployed at GP level under the supervision of Sarpanch. They are responsible for repair and maintenance of Tube wells in a GP.
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