OBJECTIVES & FUNCTIONS|
& Services Department, Government of Sindh is
responsible for providing services in the form of road
network and building facilities for various departments
of Government of Sindh. Its main activities span around
planning, designing, construction and maintenance of
Roads/Highways and Buildings of the Province. The W&SD
offices are spread over the length and breadth of the
province. Since the induction of ‘devolution of power’
concept in 2001, the W&SD has been divided into two
sectors i.e. ‘Provincial Government’ and ‘District
Government’ to facilitate the end users. The road
network has been devolved to the District Government.
Nevertheless, some important and inter-district roads
have been retained by the Works & Services Department,
Generally, following functions are undertaken by the
of Annual Development Program (ADP) in terms of
construction, and improvement, of new and existing
facilities. It also includes all domestic and Foreign
of the Annual Maintenance & Repair Programme.
of feasibility / viability reports of roads / projects
as per demands of local people received in field offices
or from public representatives.
of roads and buildings and preparing detailed estimates
by the Office of Director General (Design) as per
requirement of various Departments.
of Architectural Design & drawing of Residential and
Non-Residential Buildings by Consulting Architect.
Assurance of projects through Director (Monitoring &
of officers and staff in technical / other relevant
fields such as operation of instruments procured,
quality checks, computers, etc.
Providing technical / execution assistance to other
departments and agencies. Presently, W&SD is providing
such assistance to Mines and Minerals Department, GOS
for roads in District Tharparkar; and to Sindh Coastal
Development Authority in construction of coastal roads,
highways and Jetty projects. Moreover, the W&SD also
constructs buildings for other departments, like the
Health, Home and Judiciary departments.