In this post ,we will discuss some brief details about Central Engineering Service(Roads).
Assistant Executive Engineer (Civil Engineering)
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, New Delhi
Overview of MORTH
Responsibility vested to the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MORTH) by the Govt. of India is the formulation & administration of policies for road transport, National Highways & transport research with a view to increase the mobility & efficiency of the road transport system in the country. Apart from Ministry Headquarters at New Delhi, there are about (not an exact figure) 24 ROs (Regional Offices), ELOs (Engineer Liaison Office) & PIUs (Project Implementation Unit).
There are 3 wings of MORTH – Roads, Transport & Shipping. Roads wing deals with the planning & development of new NHs (Greenfield projects), Maintenance & up gradation of existing NHs & preparing specifications for roads & bridge works. Execution of such projects is done through the State PWD & NHAI.
Scope of Work for AEEs
As a part of the CES (Roads) cadre of the Roads wing of MORTH, newly recruited AEEs posted at the Headquarters are involved in planning & monitoring of the new & on going NH projects in the country, respectively & scrutiny of proposals for road/bridge works received from states. Those posted at PIUs are directly involved in the execution of projects right from Land Acquisition to completion. ROs & ELOs of the ministry work as a bridge between the Headquarter & State PWD for better coordination among the two in respect of project implementation.
Apart from above, interested AEEs can also go to NHAI on deputation after completion of probation period of 2 years.
To improve the quality of delivery of service in which we are lagging behind due to various known reasons, Ministry has been taking up research works on emerging topics on roads sector through CRRI (Central Road Research Institute) and existing standards and Codes (IRC) are being continuously improved with inputs from active and young engineers.
CENTRAL ENGINEERING SERVICE (ROADS),GROUP ‘A’ (1) Probation- The selected candidates will be appointed as Assistant Executive Engineer on probation for two years. On the completion of the period of probation, if they are considered fit for permanent appointments, they will be confirmed as Assistant Executive Engineer if permanent vacancies are available. The Government may extend the period of probation of two years. If on the expiration of the period of probation or of any extension thereof, Government are of the opinion that an Assistant Executive Engineer is not fit for permanent employment or if at any time during such period of probation or extension they are satisfied that an Assistant Executive Engineer will not be fit for permanent appointment on the expiration of such periods of extension, they may discharge the Assistant Executive Engineer or pass such orders as they think fit. (2)Defence Service Liability:-Any person appointed on the results of this competitive examination shall if so required, be liable to serve in any Defence Service or post connected with the Defence of India for a period of not less than four years including the period spent on training, if any. Provided that such person— (i) shall not be required to serve as aforesaid after the expiry of ten years from the date of appointment. (ii) shall not ordinarily be required to serve as aforesaid after attaining the age of forty years. (3)Pay Scales:- The following are the scales of pay admissible :
|Chief Engineer||Pay Band-4 :Rs. 37400-67000 [GP – Rs.10000]|
|Superintending Engineer||Pay Band-4 : Rs. 37400-67000 [GP – Rs.8700]|
|Executive Engineer||Pay Band-3 : Rs. 15600-39100 [GP – Rs.6600]|
|Assistant Executive Engineer||Pay Band-3 : Rs. 15600-39100 [GP – Rs.5400]|
Note :—The pay of Government servant who held a permanent post other than a tenure post in substantive capacity prior to his appointment as a probation in the Central Engineering Services, Group ‘A’ Group ‘B’ will regulated subject to the provision of F.R.-22 B(1). (4)Nature of Duties:-Nature of duties and responsibilities attached to the post in Central Engineering Service (Roads)Group ‘A’. (i) Civil Engineering Posts :— To assist the Senior Technical Officers at Hqrs. and in the Regional Offices etc. of the Roads Wing, Ministry of Surface Transport in planning, preparing designs and estimates of roads/bridges work and scrutiny of proposals for such work received from the States. (ii)Mechanical Engineering Posts :— To assist the Senior Technical Officers Hqrs. and in the Regional Offices etc. of the Roads Wing, Ministry of Surface Transport in planning, procurement, operation and maintenance of roads/bridges construction equipments, to prepare estimates for repairs and maintenance of such equipments and scrutiny of proposals and estimates received from the States.