Panchayati Raj Engineering Department (PRED) was formulated during the year 1967 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. It functions directly under the Ministry of Panchayati Raj & Rural Development and at State level Secretary to Government (PR & RD) as its administrative head and Engineer-in-Chief as its technical head.
The organization has established the following offices across the State in order to accomplish the organizational objectives. Head office at State Level (Engineer-in-Chief/Chief Engineer) Circle office at District Level(Superintending Engineer) Division Office at Division Level (Executive Engineer) Sub-Division Office at Mandal Level (3 to 4) (Deputy Executive Engineer) Section Office at Mandal Level (Assistant Executive Engineer/Asst. Engineer) PRED has head office at State level headed by Engineer-in-Chief (PR). Chief Engineer is the in-charge of one Program at State level who reports to Engineer-in-Chief
About Schemes & Views
The Department Execute Construction of Rural Roads and Buildings. Following are the main Schemes, MGNREGS, 13TH FINANCE, Maintenance of Rural Roads, Racha Banda and SDF, Road Development Fund, PMGSY, NABARD
OBJECTIVES AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES OF THE GRANTS:
Ranga Reddy District consists of 37 Revenue Mandals and 705 Gram Panchayathâ??s. Panchayati Raj Department is maintaining 4328.97 Kms of roads
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana:
The Government of India launched the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) as a 100 percent Centrally Sponsored Scheme on 25th December 2000. PMGSY aims to provide good all-weather road connectivity to the unconnected habitations in rural areas by way of an all â??weather road with necessary culverts 500 population in plain areas and 250 above population in Tribal areas.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme(MGNREGS)Act aims at enhancing the livelihood security of people in rural areas by guaranteeing hundred days of wage-employment in a financial year to a rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work.
Rural Connectivity Programme (RCP):
There are still habitations which remain with out all weather connectivity. Hence Government has given permission to take up the works under MGNREGS especially SC & ST habitations which require all weather road connectivity. a) â??Unconnected habitationâ?? is defined as a habitation not connected with any WBM road or BT/CC road to an all-weather road; or habitations with only cart track, earthen road, and gravel road. Gram Panchayath Buildings: The Government of India issued guidelines permitting the construction of G.P.Buildings where Gram Panchayathâ??s have NO PACCA buildings under MGNREGS with a title name of BHARAT NIRMAN RAJEEV GANDHI SEVA KENDRA ( BNRGSK). – Objectives of Bharat Nirman Rajeev Gandhi Seva Kendra (G.P. Buildings): – Provide space to facilitate functioning of NREGA official at G.P. Level. – Providing space for the citizens to exercise their rights under NREGS – Submission of applications for job cards. – Submission of applications for work. – Scrutiny of Muster Roll. – Receipt of any complaint. – Use of ICT facility for scrutinizing their rights and entitlements under MGNREGS.
Mandal Mahila Samakhya:
As there is a need for a separate building at the Mandal level. Besides, the SHG Mandal federations which are playing active role in implementation of MGNREG also require accommodation in this building. Accordingly, buildings @ one in each Mandal headquarters to accommodate the offices of MGNREGS. Mandal Samakhya are taken 33 works with an out lay of Rs.825.00 Lakhs. Works are under progress.
Construction of internal CC roads in SC/ST colonies :
The main aim of this Programme is to improve the general quality of life in the most backward areas mainly development of SC/ST colonies under MGNREGA. The project shall be implemented in 3,294 SC/ST localities in 2011-12 and extended to all the SC/ST localities in the State by 2014. As a priority, in each Mandal, 3 SC/ST Gram Panchayathâ??s which have the highest labour turnout in MGNREGS in 2011-12 are selected. 99 Gram Panchayaths of 33 Mandals are identified and Administrative Sanction accorded for Rs.7666.99 lakhs for 313 Nos of works.
13th Finance Grant & Maintenance of Rual Roads:
Under 13th Finance Commission grants and Maintenance of Rual Roads, maintenance of road are classified into three categories viz, 1.Routine Maintenance, 2.Periodic Renewal, and 3.Rehabilitation/Renovation for taking up B.T.Renewal. In the Maintenance of the roads, BT Renewals of roads are taken up so as to not only to protect the BT road assets already created but also to extend their life and also to ensure durable and good riding surface. This scheme is funded by State Government.
RACHA BANDA /SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT FUND/ RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Under SDF grants, the Honâ??ble Chief Minister will give assurance during visit of that (Prajapathamo) for the developmental activities of the village/ habitation such as constructions of Rural roads, Drains and Buildings
NABARD was established on the recommendations of Shivaraman Committee, by an act of Parliament on 12 July 1982 to implement the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1981 NABARD is the apex institution in the country which looks after the development of the cottage industry, small industry and village industry, and other rural industries. NABARD, following the direction from Government of India, set up Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) in 1995-96, to extend financial assistance to the State Governments; Government owned Corporations, Grama Panchayats, Self Help Groups and Non Government Organisations for completing ongoing or new infrastructure projects in rural areas. Major investment covered under the Fund, include, rural roads, bridges, minor irrigation structures, schools, health centres and power projects
ROAD DEVELOPMENT FUND:
The main objective of Road Development Fund is to strengthen the roads, improvement of the roads and to make free passage of traffic. By developing the roads, marketing facilities will be improved.
Up gradation of MGNREGS:
The main objective of Up gradation of MGNREGS is Up-grading of existing road (EARTHERN, GRAVEL or WBM) upto the level of BT Surface touching a habitation.
Maintenance of Rural Roads:
In this scheme the main objective of Maintenance of Rural Roads is to providing BT Renewals so as to not only protect the BT road assets already created, but also to extend their life and also to ensure durable and good riding surface.
Brief Notes on Developmental Activities Takenup In Panchayat Raj Engineering Department ,PIU Rangareddy District
- PMGSY Programme 1 : Under this Scheme 1 work was sanctioned with an estimated cost of Rs.3.23 Crores incurring an expenditure of Rs.3.09 crores, achieving length 5.00 kms work is completed duly providing connectivity to Pallechelka thanda located in forest area.
- PMGSY Missing Bridges : Under this Scheme 14 nos of works were sanctioned with an estimated cost of Rs.15.07 Crores, incurring an expenditure of Rs.15.44 crores, 14 bridge works completed.
- CRR Grant : Under this scheme 17 spillover works with an estimated cost of Rs 38.88Crores. Out of which grounded 14, progress 14, not started 3, expenditure incurred Rs.1.38 Crores and achieving a length of 2.00km.
- ST-SDF PH-I: Total No.of works were sanctioned 21 with an estimated cost of Rs 20.23 Crores .Out of which grounded 17, compled 16, progress 1. expenditure incurred Rs.11.21 Crores, and achieving a length of 30.55km.
- ST-SDF PH-II: Total No.of works were sanctioned 24 with an estimated cost of Rs 29.10 Crores .Out of which grounded 21, completed 6, progress 15, remaining (3)works are in tender stage, and achieving a length of 11.48km.
- RURBAN : Total No.of works were sanctioned 98 with an estimated cost of Rs 7.07 Cr.Out of which grounded 98,completed 71, progress 27,expenditure incurred Rs.3.39 Crores.
- DMFT : Total No.of works were sanctioned 272 with an estimated cost of Rs 25.55 Cr.Out of which grounded 243,completed 137, progress 106,expenditure incurred Rs.10.93 Crores SDF Shadnagar Constituency.
- G.O.735 (BT Road works): Under this scheme (19)works were sanctioned with an estimated cost of Rs.26.54 Cr, Out of which (9)works were completed,(10)works are in progress ,duly incurring an expenditure of Rs.9.18Cr and achieving a length of 26.57km.
- G.O.131 (BT Road works): Under this scheme (37)works were sanctioned with an estimated cost of Rs.50.00Cr, Out of which (19)works were completed,(17)works are in progress ,(1)work not started, duly incurring an expenditure of Rs.10.02Cr achieving a length of 41.79km.
- G.O.61 (CC Road works): Under this scheme (599)works were sanctioned with an estimated cost of Rs.20.39Cr, Out of which (274)works were completed,(144)works are in progress ,(181)works not started, duly incurring an expenditure of Rs.8.22Cr and achieving a length of 20.55km. SDF Maheshwaram Constituency.
- G.O.202 (Infra Development works): Under this scheme (59)works were sanctioned with an estimated cost of Rs.5.00 Cr, Out of which (36)works were completed,(17)works are in progress ,(6)works are not started, duly incurring an expenditure of Rs.2.82 Cr and achieving a length of 4.71km.
- NREGS CC Roads 2019-20: Under this scheme 859 works were sanctioned with an estimated cost of Rs 39.44Cr. Out of which grounded 806,completed 418,not started 53, expenditure incurred Rs.13.11Cr , and achieving a length of 32.77km.
- NREGS Cremitoriums 2019-20: Under this scheme 486 works were sanctioned with an estimated cost of Rs 61.24Cr.Out of which grounded 476,not started 8, expenditure incurred Rs.0.92Cr.