The Rural Development Department was created on 1st July 1990 to deal with Minor Irrigation, Lift Irrigation, Rural Roads,
Rural Govt. Buildings, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation sectors. Later, in 1996, the Department was restructured and Minor
Irrigation and Lift Irrigation were transferred to Water Resources Department.
Further during 2017, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation transferred to Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department. At present, the Rural Development Department is in charge of Rural Govt. Buildings and Rural Connectivity. Rural Works Organisa ...