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A Public Works Department was set up in India by


  • Lord Dalhousie

  • Lord Ripon

  • Lord Warren Hastings

  • Lord William Bentinck



A Public Works Department was set up in India by Lord Dalhousie


The Central Public Works Department of India is a  central government-owned authority in charge of the public sector works. CPWD came into existence in  July 1854 when Lord Dalhousie established a central agency for execution of public works and set up  Ajmer Provincial Division.

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