Engineer-in-Chief, Tribal Welfare
The Tribal Welfare Engineering Department created in the year 1984-85 vide G.O. Ms. No.78, dated 24-04-1984 for speedy and effective execution of works undertaken in Government schemes in Tribal Areas in the State.
The Engineering Sections functioning under Girijan Co-operative Corporation and Integrated Tribal Development Agencies till then have been re-organised and merged with Tribal Welfare Engineering Department by transferring all the Engineering posts along with the personnel in G.O.Ms.No.49, dated 19-03-1985.
Subsequently with the increase in work load, the Department has been strengthened by additional staff sanctioned in G.O.Ms.No.127, dated 26-06-1985 and G.O.Ms.No.252, dated 20-10-1987.
Thus the department is having 2 circles, 9 divisions, 40 sub-divisions and 128 sections with supporting staff.