ITEM – II Powers and Duties of its Officers and Employees
Central Water CommissionCentral Water Commission is headed by a Chairman, with the status of Ex-Officio Secretary to the Government of India who is also Head of the Organization and is responsible for overseeing the various activities related to overall planning and development of surface water resources of the country. The work of the Commission is divided among 3 wings namely, Designs and Research Wing (D&R), Water Planning and Projects Wing (WP&P) and River Management Wing (RM). Each wing is placed under the charge of a full-time Member with the status of Ex-Officio Additional Secretary to the Government of India. In the discharge of their responsibilities, the Members are assisted by officers of the rank of Chief Engineer, Director/Superintending Engineer, Deputy Director/Executive Engineer, Assistant Director/Assistant Executive Engineer and other Engineering and Non-Engineering officers and supporting staff working in the various field organizations and at HQ. There is a separate Human Resources Management Unit headed by a Chief Engineer, to deal with Human Resources Management & Development, Financial Management, Training and Administrative matters of the Central Water Commission. For training of Central and State in-service engineers, National Water Academy is located at Pune which functions directly under the guidance of the Chairman. Click here for Organogram of CWC.
Powers and Duties of Officers and Employees
CWC officers exercise various powers delegated to them as per Govt. of India rules and regulations as contained in Fundamental Rules, Supplementary Rules, General Financial Rules, Delegation of Financial Power Rules, CPWA Manual, CPWD Accounts code, Delegation of Financial Powers to CWC Officers, 1988 and subsequent order of December, 1999 etc. Brief description of duties of CWC officers specifically assigned to their units is given below: