Centre for Engineering and Technology (CET)

Centre for Engineering and Technology (CET)

SIRD & PR is imparting training programme to all the technical officials of Rural Development & Panchayat Raj department-Govt of Tamil Nadu. In RD&PR department there are 5233 Nos of technical officials from the Cadre of Superintending Engineer to Road Inspectors who are working for the creation of sustainable infrastructures for the rural community like Buildings, Roads, Bridges, Watershed Management, Sanitation, Housing, Plantation, Solid & Liquid Waste Management, etc.,

The technical officials are appointed either through direct recruitment or by promotion. In order to improvise the skills of field engineers in the department and also enable them to update new techniques and trends it is necessary to give training under various topics related to the construction and maintenance of various engineering activities.

ApartfromtheregulartrainingactivitiesfortechnicalpersonneltheSIRD & PR also impart training to the other category like Assistant Directors, Block Development Officers, Deputy Block Development Officers, Assistants & Junior Assistants, Contractors, ERs and CBOs regarding technical terms & procedures, Method of construction, Quality control, Estimation & Costing, Measurement Book, Tender procedures, Bills settlement, Modern Surveying and GIS Implementation in the schemes etc.,

The CET centre also under take some of peer knowledge sharing by bringing experts from CRRI-Delhi, NITTTR-Chennai, NIOT-Pallikarani, SRM University - Kattankolathur and other able educationalists.

In addition to the above training activities for the RD&PR department of Tamilnadu officials, SIRD&PR is also impart training to the neighboring  state like Telangana on “Best Engineering Practices”.



The CET has the following Human Resources at SIRD& PR–TN

  1. Executive Engineer and Centre i/c–Lecturer(1)
  2. Assistant Executive Engineer(1)
  3. Junior Faculty(GIS) (1)
  4. MIS Assistant(1)

Centre Activity:

  • To be a centre imparting knowledge in Civil Engineering education, research, and industry outreach services for creating sustainable infrastructure and enhancing quality of life with professional and ethical values

  • To provide an effective teaching – learning environment enabling technical officials to be competent Civil Engineers

  • To motivate research and entrepreneurial initiatives in the field of Civil Engineering and innovative Technology

  • To inculcate ethical values to serve the rural society with high order professionalism

  • Conduct of Training programme, Seminar, Conference, Research and workshops in the board field of Engineering Technologies

  • The Centre for Engineering Technologies mandated to handle the thematic area like Water Supply , Sanitation, Natural Resource Management, MGNREGA, Modern survey, Spatial Planning through MGNRGA Works, PMGSY, NRM Works and Village Panchayat Development Plans (VPDP) etc.,

  • Organize exposure visits across the State, to the Elected Representatives of Rural Local Bodies and Technical Officials

Annual Action Plan (2020 - 2021):

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Contact Details:

Faculty Name/Designation


Contact Details


Junior Faculty (GIS)


E-mail: jrfcltygcet.sirdpr@tn.gov.in

Mobile No: 90432 41773