Guidelines for Underground drainage system for Gram Panchayats in Andhra Pradesh

Guidelines for Underground drainage system for Gram Panchayats in Andhra Pradesh Government of Andhra Pradesh (Panchayat Raj Engineering Department) have accorded administrative sanction vide G.O’s 1st & 2nd read above for providing Under Ground Drainage Systems in 157 No’s Rural constituencies in the State with an Est., Cost of Rs.595.6398 Crores. Further, PRED have called Expression of Interest (EOI) for execution of Under Ground Drainage works on turnkey basis and selected 3 agencies. The Districts East Godavari, West Godavari and Chittoor were selected for execution of 50 Km length in each district on pilot project basis. For effective execution the Government vide G.O. 3rd read above, have issued modification orders duly revising funding pattern and executive guidelines:

I. Regarding Pilot Project works 50 Km per district in 3 Districts:
(a) drain cutting with machinery with machinery rate and supply of sand and filling for the bed will be entrusted to the companies themselves with SSR rates as supplemental items;

(b) These items will be charged to the funds other than MGNREGS funds

(c) A minimum amount of Wage component items should be charged to MGNREGS funds and the Agencies are continued till completion of UGD works;

II. Regarding Funding Pattern: 70% from MGNREGS and 30 % from
Convergence/G.P/ SBM funds (in that order) and the same is applicable to the entire UGD works in the State; and

III. Regarding Execution of works other than Pilot project works:

(a) to continue with Engineer –in-Chief (Panchayat Raj) wherever DPRs arealready prepared by PR Engineering staff;

(b) to give Rurban cluster headquarters & ITDA mandal headquarters GPs to RWS wing;

Engineer – in – Chief, RWS& S, A.P, Vijayawada while enclosing draft guidelines has submitted proposals for issuing Guidelines for taking up of Underground drainage system in Constituency head quarter GP’s having more than 5000 population or less in 6 No’s of ST Assembly Constituencies (ITDA) (Paderu, Araku,Rampachodavaram, Seetampaeta, K.R Puram and Chinttor) and 13 Rurban cluster head quarters (except Aluru, Kuppam and Singarayakonada).

Government after examining the proposals of the Engineer – in – Chief, RWS& S, A.P, Vijayawada, hereby issue the following guidelines for taking up of Underground drainage system by RWS &S Department in Constituency head quarter Gram Panchayats having more than 5000 population or less in 6 No’s of ST Assembly Constituencies (ITDA) (Paderu, Araku,Rampachodavaram, Seetampaeta, K.R Puram and Chinttor) and 13 Rurban cluster head quarters (except Aluru, Kuppam and Singarayakonada) with Financial pattern of MGNREGS 70 % and State Convergence fund /GP /SBM/ Rurban/ TSP 30%):

i) Soft ware:

Separate DCCs have to beestablished with RWS&S Divisions for generation of estimates and making payments. The requiredsoftware shall be provided.

ii)The software shall be on the following lines:
a. Project Name: CC Underground Drainage system under MGNREGS in State convergence fund/GP/SBM Funds.
b. Above said ST Constituencies in Govt. of A.P.
c. 13 Rurban cluster head quarters except (except Aluru, Kuppam and Singarayakonada)
d. DCCs: In all the above constituencies, RWS&SDCCs to be established.

iii) Payment Schedule:
a. As specified in the task sheets.
b. Sharing pattern 70:30 (MGNREGS: GP/SBM/ State convergence fund / Rurban / TSP ).

iv) The EEs (RWS&S) have to generate estimates for construction of underground drainage system in 6 No’s of ST Assembly Constituency’s (Paderu, Araku, Rampachodavaram, Seetampeta, K.R Puram and Chintoor ) and 13 Rurban cluster head quarters(expect Alluru, Kuppam and Singarayakonada). After establishing DCCs, the software Agency, TCS, to provide login IDs to all RWS&S DCCs.

The TCS has to provide software to generate estimates of said works sanctioned by the District Collector under project name “Under Ground Drainage System under MGNREGS in convergence with SBM / GP funds”.

  1. UGD should be taken in saturation mode for entire GP.
  2. vi) The sanction shall be taken by RWS SE’s from District Collector through PD, DWMA.

vii) The underground Drainage system is to be design for wash water, Kitchen water and bath room water only. No toilet water is allowed.

viii) Estimate cost shall include safe disposal of drain water with minimum treatment.

After completion of the work, based on the measurements recorded and check measured, the EEs, RWS&S shall make payments in online system duly utilizing the MGNREGS software.

For generation of estimates, working estimates and payment process, the EEs, RWS&S shall follow MGNREGS/ State Convergence/ SBM/ GP / Rurban/TSP guidelines.

The EE, RWS&S has to prepare the contours of the existing terrain and Village and also consider the inter connectivity from house outlet point to outside drain, type of soils, outlet point (disposal system), method of treatment of sullage water are also considered during the preparation of estimates after approval of the plan by the EE, before uploading in the DCC.

Execution of works:

The District collectors shall entrust the work to the existing empanelled agencies whoever willing to take up the work or any other agency as per the departmental procedure. The work shall be completed within four months.

xiii. DPR & Administrative Sanction: The detailed project report has to prepare by concerned Dy.EE and duly scrutinized by EE for onward technical approval by the authority as per the procedure of the RWS & S Department. The District Collectors shall accord administrative sanction.

The Engineer- in-Chief, RWS&S, AP, Vijayawada shall take further necessary action in the matter.

RWS&S -Providing Underground drainage system for Gram Panchayats having population more than 5000 – Guidelines – Issued.


G.O.MS.No. 77   Dated: 28-06-2018

  1. O.Rt.No. 568, PR &RD (Progs.I) Department, Dt.:23.08.2017.
  2. O.Rt.No. 591, PR &RD (Progs.I) Department, Dt.:30.08.2017 3. G.O.Rt.No. 706, PR &RD (Progs.I) Department, Dt.:11.06.2018.
  3. O.Ms.No.34, PR & RD (Pts.III)  Department, Dt 20.04.2018
  4. From the Engineer-in-Chief, RWS &S, Lr.No.AEE/DEE (Tech)/ Under Ground drains /2018, Dt.21.06.2018.

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