On 25-Jul-2000, www.mahapwd.com was launched and hosted in Pune, Maharashtra in India. It is owned by Public Works Department, Ekanath Sonawane and its load speed is slow (3,844 ms). 77% of other internet websites are faster than it. About 1,701 global daily unique visitors visit Mahapwd.com and it receives around unidentified page views daily. Approximately 87.9% visitors of Mahapwd.com are from India. More than 45+ backward links pointing to Mahapwd.com from other sites are there. It is mainly entrusted with construction and maintenance of roads, bridges and government buildings. To the State Government, the department also works as the technical advisor. Originally, the works pertaining to Irrigation, Roads and Bridges as well as constructions cum maintenance of Public Buildings were entrusted to this department.
At all Regional Head quarters at Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Amarawati, Nashik, Govt. Of Maharashtra, Public Works Department has established Vigilance and Quality Control Circles with an objective for toning up the quality control in Public Works and by excersing vigilance on field activity.
The Superintending Engineer heads the Vigilance and Quality Control Circle and it is assisted by Executive Engineer (Vigilance) and Executive Engineer (Quality Control).
Inspections of works executed by field Engineers are carried out by this circle to ensure that the works are carried out as per specifications and by following the rules and regulations both technical and administrative as prescribed by the Govt. of Maharashtra from time to time. The function of technical Audit, store verification, surprise field inspection, Training and education to field staff are also carried by this circle. There are four Regional Laboratories and 13 district laboratories. “Assistant Research Officer” heads the under the guidance of Executive Engineer (Quality Control) who is responsible for monotoring the working of laboratory under the Vigilance & Quality Control Circle.
Atwww.mahapwd.com there are seven main navigations like Awards, Email, Feedback, RTIAct, FAQ, Contact and Estimates.
In this navigation, there is information about the awards won by the site.
By clicking on this navigation the Pwd users can login by entering their name and password. The PWD Mailing System is being updated by new system with immediate effect so the Existing ‘Mail Accounts’ have been modified. The New Accounts have been informed to all PWD Region offices therefore for any help you can contact ITCC at 020 26361193, 020 26361204 and 020 26361205.
Here the users can give their feedback for both Website and DSR. For website feedback they have to fill the information like Name, Organization, Address, Telephone No, E-mail Address, Comments and after that press the ‘send’ button. For DSR feedback the users have to fill the information such as Name, Organization, Designation, Address, Telephone No, E-mail Address, Region Name, Year of DSR, Chapter No, Item Code, Comments and after completing the above information push ‘send’ button.
At RTIAct navigation, the users can get different types of manual.
In this navigation, there are frequently asked questions by the users.
Here the users can search for Old Tenders/Estimates like Open Tenders, Unemployed Engineers, Labour Societies and Other Means.
On the left side of the homepage there are options such as Citizen, Business, Government, and PWD users. In ‘citizen’ option, there are sub-options like Projects, Statistics, Electrical, About Us, Time Limit, Mechanical, Rest House, Road Safety, Computerisation, Parks and Gardens, Road Development, Organisation Structure, ISO and Quality Circle and No Objection Certificate. ‘Business’ option has sub-option like Privatisation, Quality Control, Tenders Accepted, Notice Inviting Tenders, District Schedule of Rates, List of Registered Contractors and P.W.D. Case Studies. In ‘Government’ option there are sub-option such as Download, Seniority List, Related Links, IRC Publications, Creativity Centre, Training / e Books, Government Buildings and Circulars/Periodical Returns. ‘PWD users’ contain sub-option like Region Office Login, Training (Under Testing), PWD Applications, Circle / Division Login, Registered Contractor Entry, Registration of Contractors, Right To Information Act 2005, Rest House and GIS (Under Testing). On the homepage there is also option like News and Events, Quick Links and Notice Inviting Tenders.