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14. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

            The Public Works was created in the year 1843. The records cover the period from 1857 – 1952 and supply the information to Accounts – Expenditure on Contracts, construction, maintenance of roads, buildings, bridges, house sites for depressed class, construction of canals, improvement of Railway, Construction and laying of new Railway lines and extensions.

The detailed information of the Public Works Department are given below:

Sl. No. Category Periodicity No. of Records
1. G.O’s

1920-1952

21,357
2. Printed Proceedings 1857-1877 213
  a) P.W.D. 1925-1943 85
  b) P.W.D. (Buildings & Roads) 1877-1924 549
  c) P.W.D. (Irrigation) 1867-1924 652
  d) P.W.D. (Railways) 1864-1924 657
3. Reference Media    
  Printed Indices 1877-1952 57
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