» Assam Public Health Engineering Department (PHED)

Mandate of the Department :

Assam Public Health Engg. Department (PHED) is the nodal department of the state government entrusted with the responsibilities of providing safe drinking water to the people of Assam. The Department has been serving the people since 1956. The Dept. is responsible for ensuring safe hygiene through Total Sanitation Campaign(TSC) as well as providing safe drinking water to all the Schools located in rural areas.

Acts and Rules administered by the Dept. Or under which the Department functions

The concept of authority and responsibility is followed in accordance to the provision of AFR, FRSR, DFPR, APWD code, TSC guidelines, Swajaldhara Guidelines, Rajiv Gandhi National Drinking Water Mission (RGNDWM) Guidelines, CPHEC manuals and water quality manuals.

Description of the organizational structure of the Department

1. Administrative Department
  1. Minister (PHED)
  2. Secretary (PHED)
  3. Deputy Secretary (PHED)
  4. Under Secretary (PHED)
  5. Financial Adviser
  6. Superintendent
  7. Assisted by the Sr. & Jr. Level office Assistants of the Department (LDA, UDA etc. )


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