Information for LSGD Officials
Department Supply of Bitumen
As per GO (P) No. 96/2016/Fin dated 15.07.2016 CP OH & Cost Index has been excluded for department supply of bitumen in MoRD and CPWD Databooks. Please be aware of this while selecting YES in Department Supply in the Details 1 page.Read more
Password for Login - New Users
The user id for login onto PRICE will be Concerned Officer's PEN and password will be LsgdEW@2008 New Password should consist at least one lowercase letter one uppercase letter one numeric digit and one special characterRead more
Preparation and Publication of Local Market Rate (LMR)
Based on the Circular No. CE/Admin/IT/PRICE/2016-17 of Chief Engineer (Design & Administration) dated 19-01-2017 Executive Engineers of LSGD is requested to give necessary support to Executive Engineer (Buildings) to prepare the Local Market Rates of labour and materials used in LSGD.Read more
The rates in PRICE has been updated to DSR 2018 with the latest Cost Index published with effect from 01.11.2021. The rates are exclusive of GST. Provision for inclusion of GST in PRICE software is also incorporated.Read more
LSGD Engineering Wing
LSGD Engineering wing was formed on 01.01.2008. As a result of the decentralised planning and transfer of large volume of fund to the Local Self Government Institutions (LSGIs), the responsibilities and demand for infrastructure development of the Local Self Government Institutions have increased many fold in the last two decades. The main objective of LSGD Engineering Wing is to assist the Local Self Government Institutions namely Corporations, Municipalities and Panchayats in implementing various infrastructure related development works and regulate development through issuing of building permits. The Engineers of this department executes all types of Civil Engineering works like road works, building works, bridge works, irrigation works, water supply projects etc. The centrally sponsored rural road project namely Pradhan Mantri Grameena Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) is also executed by the LSGD Engineering Wing.
The annual allocation of funds to LSGIs has increased many fold and currently 75% of the fund is handled by LSGD Engineering wing. LSGD Engineering wing is the largest Engineering department in Kerala with 4185 technical staff with Chief Engineer heading the Department. There are 2 zonal offices and 2 Circle offices headed by Superintending Engineers. Each local body has its own Engineering Office.
There are 14 Division Offices in District Panchayats under an Executive Engineer, 152 Sub Division Offices in Block Panchayats under an Assistant Executive Engineer and 941 Section Offices in Grama Panchayats under an Assistant Engineer. In 6 Corporations, the head of the office is Superintending Engineer except that in the newly formed Kannur Corporation. In 87 Municipalities, depending up on the grade of the Municipality, Executive Engineer or Assistant Executive Engineer or Assistant Engineer holds the post of head of the office.