All about Central Public Works Department, Southern Region (CPWD-SR)


The Central Public Works Department -Southern Region (CPWD-SR) is a wing of the CPWD

The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) was established in 1854 for the execution of public works. This includes construction of buildings and maintenance, clubbed with architecture, engineering and project management. The CPWD is an overall construction management department that is responsible for project conception, executing and completing it and finally, maintaining it. It has executed projects across the country even in harsh climatic and geographical conditions and has been active for the last 167 years. You can also log on to the web portal https://cpwd.gov.in/ to know more about the CPWD.

The Central Public Works Department – Southern Region (CPWD -SR) is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

 

All about Central Public Works Department, Southern Region (CPWD-SR)

 

Central Public Works Department – Southern Region: Objective

Working under the Housing Ministry, the CPWD-Southern Region’s aim is to build a sustainable and quality environment with the resources that are available. It also strives to ensure that policies are implemented, towards transparent governance. The organisation looks at promoting green buildings and also concept norms regarding the same, for construction purposes in the country.

See also: All you need to know about the Chennai Rivers Restoration Trust (CRRT)

 

Central Public Works Department – Southern Region: Projects

  • Architectural project designs for a suspension bridge that connects the Vivekananda memorial and the 133-ft-tall Tiruvalluvar statue that is present in the Kanyakumari district, has been suggested by the CPWD-SR.
  • Construction of buildings in Idayapatti that is located near Madurai for the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) unit.
  • The National Institute of Technology, Trichy.
  • An Aviation Research Centre near Rameshwaram that has been initiated by the cabinet secretariat.
  • The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) unit in Sivaganga district.

See also: All about Tamil Nadu Housing Board schemes

 

Central Public Works Department – Southern Region: Contact details

You can contact the CPWD-SR at

Special director-general

1st floor, G Wing, Rajaji Bhavan, 3rd Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai,

Tamil Nadu- 600090

Phone number: 044-24463711, 044-24465169

Email id: sdgsrcpwd@nic.in

 

FAQs

Where is the Central Public Works Department - Southern Region (CPWD -SR) headquartered?

The Central Public Works Department - Southern Region (CPWD -SR) is headquartered in Chennai.

How long has the CPWD been active?

The CPWD has been active for 167 years in India.

 

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