RURAL ENGINEERING SERVICE Department was created in the year 1972 by UP Govt , administratively controlled by Ministry of Rural Development.
A separate ministry was created as MINISTRY OF MINOR IRRIGATION AND RURAL ENGINEERING SERVICE and finally MINISTRY OF RURAL ENGINEERING SERVICE .
In the year 2011 , the name of department change from RURAL ENGINEERING SERVICE to RURAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT.
This department mainly executes the construction works on deposit basis and is providing technical guidance to district and block level administrative officers when required.
It mainly executes the construction works of departments like Rural Development, Primary and Secondary Education, Panchayti Raj, Revenue , Tourism, Milk and Dairy, Industries, Fisheries , Medical and Health
Rural Road connectivity is not only a key component of Rural Development by promoting access to economic and social services and thereby generating increased agricultural incomes and productive employment . With a view to redressing this situation and providing all weather access to eligible unconnected habitations, Central Government launched an ambitious scheme , called Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). RURAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT is implementing agency of this scheme in 33 District and executing the works since 2002.
For the upliftment of all section of society and providing basic needs of connectivity, drinking water, electricity, sanitation, social security, employment, pension and scholarships etc, the Govt of U.P. , launched Dr Ram Manohar Lohiya Samagra Gram Vikas Yojana. RURAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT was the executing agency for construction of CC Roads / Drains in Abadi Portion of selected Dr Lohiya villages under this scheme.
RURAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT is an important construction agency of U.P.Govt. It is implementing Govt schemes with proper Time management, Contract management and Quality Management, which are basic essence of successful implementation of various schemes.