Central Public Works Department: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India’s first glass floor suspension bridge to be built in Uttarakhand

The country’s first glass floor suspension bridge is to be built across the river Ganga in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. The state government has recently approved the design of the glass-floor bridge. This bridge is to be built as an alternative to the iconic Lakshman Jhula which was closed last year, citing safety reasons. The Public Works Department ..

Prabhakar Singh chosen for ‘Eminent Engineer Award for Year 2019’

Prabhakar Singh, Director General (DG) of Central Public Works Department (CPWD), has been chosen for the ‘Eminent Engineer Award for the Year 2019’ by the Institution of Engineers (India) for his distinguished and exemplary Service in the field of Engineering and Technology. This Elite and Prestigious Award shall be conferred to him on the ‘Engineers ..

CPWD establishes a committee to design policy for construction

CPWD (Central Works Public Department) has set up an expert committee to formulate a design policy to build construction and infrastructure development.  The committee has been set up under the chairmanship M K Sharma, CPWD’s Additional Director General. The committee will revive building construction and infrastructure development at all levels in the CPWD which comes ..

M K Sharma head of CPWD committee to formulate design policy for building construction

The Central Works Public Department (CPWD) has constituted an expert committee to formulate a design policy for building construction and infrastructure development. The committee, under the chairmanship of CPWD’s Additional Director General M K Sharma, is aimed at reviving building construction and infrastructure development at all levels in the CPWD which comes under the Housing ..

Indian Railways wins highest number of awards at National Energy Conservation Awards (NECA) 2018

The Indian Railways has won 17 awards at the National Energy Conservation Awards (NECA) 2018. This is the highest number of awards bagged by a single organisation. These awards are given by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) of the Ministry of Power to various institutions for adopting measures for reducing energy consumption and cost. ..