CPWD asks officials to write to state govt for projects

Last Updated 29 December 2019, 10:00 IST

The Central Public Works Department, a prime construction agency of the Centre, has asked its officials concerned to write to state governments and other authorities seeking more infrastructure projects.

According to an official, all special director generals and additional director generals have been asked to approach the authority concerned in their respective states to entrust more projects to the CPWD.

The official said that the agency is a principal engineering organisation of the central government.

"The CPWD has a rich experience in the development of any kind of infrastructure works across the country.

"Following the directions of Director General Prabhakar Singh, all special DGs and additional DGs have been asked to approach state governments or other concerned authorities seeking more infrastructure projects for the CPWD," the official said.

The CPWD is the government's largest construction agency and also looks after projects, central and state government buildings and erecting of fences along the country's international borders, among others.

The agency also carries out projects in foreign countries under friendship programmes with India.

(Published 29 December 2019, 10:00 IST)

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