The main activities of the PWD (B&R) are Construction, Upgradation and Maintenance of National Highways, Major District Roads, Other District Roads, Village Roads and Construction of Bridges, Fly Overs and ROB's in the State.
The total length of Road network in PWD is about 61,616.00 kms.
The prevailing wage is considered the “going rate” or normal pay for U. occupations in a given geographic area (for a given skill level).
To receive a prevailing wage determination (PWD), employers can use the Department of Labor’s i Cert Portal.
To provide an adequate and efficient Road system encompassing all transportation needs so as to ensure smooth and uninterrupted flow of goods and passengers traffic both within the State as well as on interstate routes.The Divisions assisted by Assistant Engineers/SDO's who is in-charge of Sub Divisions.Sub Engineers are posted in various sections under the Sub Divisions and they are assisted by Site Assistant/Time keepers.In pursuance of this Directorates order No.5316-E/PW/O/E-I/6P-01/2015 Dated-20/12/2017 Shri Anutosh Maiti Draughtsman under Chief Engineers erstwhile drawing office now posted on deputation in the office of the Superintendent GOvernor estate West Bengal Kolkata-700062 has been relesed from the office of the Chief Engineer Erstwhile Drawing office P. EB-2/EB-3 immigrants and those seeking H-1B visas cannot be offered wages less than the “prevailing wage” of their target U. Thus, knowing the prevailing wage is necessary for H-1B, EB-2 and EB-3 cases.