(Mechanical) was created in 1996-97 as a separate department with a view to facilitate
better co-ordination and effective implementation of works undertaken by various
departments requiring services of machinery and equipment. Also as a part of the
amalgamation of the Engineering Services of the Soil and Water Conservation Department was
placed with this new department.
The Department maintains the following machinery equipments;
Bull Dozers - 45 Nos.
Road Rollers - 84 Nos.
Stone Crushers - 36 Nos.
Tipper Trucks - 5 Nos.
Wheel Laoders - 2 Nos.
Paver Finishers - 1 No.
Pot-Hole Repairing machine -1 No.
Excavators - 5 Nos.
Hot-Mix Plants - 3 Nos.
Air Compressors - 3 Nos.
Mobile Van - 2 Nos.
Beside the above, all the light vehicles of the Road and Bridges and
Housing Departments are procured and distributed through this Mechanical Engineering
The department caters to the need of the services of heavy earth-moving
machinery and construction equipment of the Roads and Bridges and Housing Departments, and
also of other Departments and Agencies as required by them on payment of hire charges.