MANUAL-1 Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Aims and Objective of the Organization:
Construction and maintenance of National Highways in the State of Odisha.
2. Mission/ Vision:
The vision of N.Hs in the State of Odisha is to connect all District and Sub-Division Head-quarters of the State with major cities of the Country through Road Communication by 2020.
3. Brief History and Background for its Establishment:
Prior to 12.08.1968 there were three Heads of Department Offices functioning under the Administrative Control of Works and Transport Department.i. Chief Construction Engineer, A.E.F.P. Sunabeda.ii. Additional Chief Engineer, N.H. Projects, Bhubaneswar.iii. Additional Chief Engineer, Expressway Project, Odisha, BBSR. During the year 1972 a composite office taking all these three Chief Engineers Office styled as Chief Engineer, National Highways, Odisha, Bhubaneswar was formed by the Government with effect from 01.09.1972 as per Works & Transport Department letter No.18019 dt.23.08.1972. After transfer of Project Roads to the Control of Chief Engineer, R.L.E. G. & P. from N.H. Wing the Chief Engineer, N.H. & Projects has been renamed Chief Engineer, National Highways, Odisha, Bhubaneswar during November 1988.
4. Organization Charts:5. Allocation of Business:
Chief Engineer, N.Hs., Odisha looks after all developmental and maintenance works of National Highways running in the State of Odisha through Works Department. All N.H. works are funded by the Ministry of Shipping, Roads Transport & Highways, Government of India, New Delhi.
6. Duties to be Performed to Achieve the Mission:
i. Administrative Control of all technical & non-technical officers.ii. Monitoring for successful & timely completion of N.H. works in the State of Odisha.iii. Proposal for creation of New N.Hs being submitted to the Ministry through Government of Odisha, Works Department.
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