Public Works (Building & NH) Department started to function as a separate department from the 5 May 2010 onwards, headed by the Commissioner & Special Secretary, with two Directorate Head of Departments.
The Directorate level of the department is headed by Chief Engineers.
Chief Engineer (Buildings):
Chief Engineer (Building) deals with the construction, repairing and maintenance of all type of Government Buildings.
Chief Engineer (National Highway):
Chief Engineer (National Highway) deals with construction, improvement, repairing and maintenance of all the National Highway Roads and Bridges on the National Highways.
There are also two other sub wings: Mechanical and Electrical wings respectively, headed by an engineer in the rank of Additional Chief Engineer.
The Electrical wing is fully under the control of the Chief Engineer, PWD (Buildings) and a part of the Mechanical wing is entrusted under the control of the Commissioner & Special Secretary (Building & NH) Department for smooth functioning of different mechanical works.