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PWD Full Form

PWD Full Form

What Is the Full Form of PWD?


PWD Full Form means Public Works Department:

PWD full form is Public Works Department  and responsible for construction and maintenance of public infrastructure  like roads, government building, bridges, water systems, and more.  This is a government department but this pwd department present in every state.


Roll & Responsibility Of PWD: 

The work of PWD is same in every state but they are controlled by state government. There are mainly four category.


Construction, Development, and Safety of Roads, Highways, Flyovers. 

Basically In this category the main work to develop new road and maintain old road including Highway, Flyovers. Also they responsible of safety of road.


Construction and Maintenance of Government Buildings.

Normally this Category  PWD workers is to maintenance and safety of Government buildings like government colleges, government hospitals, etc.


Drinking Water System.

PWD workers to arrange the pure water in the city as well as village, and maintenance of the pipeline, etc.


Construction and Maintenance of Bridge.

Also PWD responsible for the construction and maintenance of the bridges, and the safety of bridges, etc all work.


PWD Means For Person With Disability:

Apart from Public Works department, PWD means Person with disability” which means a person with long term physical, intellectual mental,  or sensory impairment which, in interaction with barriers, hinders his full and effective participation in society equally with others. Person with disability a person with not less than 40% of specified medical criteria. There are various type disability and the disability list given bellow. 



Total absence of sight.

visual acuity less than 3/60 other wise less than 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye.

Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree or lower.


Cerebral Palsy:-

This means a group of non-progressive conditions of a person characterized by abnormal motor control posture. Due to resulting from brain insult or injuries occurring in the pre-natal, peri-natal or infant period of development.


Low vision:-

This means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment of standard refractive correction.


Locomotor disability:-

Disability of the bones, joints or muscles leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or nay form of cerebral palsy.


Leprosy-cured:- “Leprosy-cured person” means person who has been cured of leprosy but is suffering from-

Loss of sensation in hands or feet as well as loss of sensation and paresis in the eye and eye-lid but with no manifest deformity;

Manifest deformity and paresis but having sufficient mobility in their hands. And feet to enable them to engage in normal economic activity.

Extreme physical deformity as well as advanced age which prevents him from undertaking ang gainful occupation. The expression ‘Leprosy Cured” shall be construed accordingly.


Mental retardation:- 

A conditions of arrested or incomplete development of mind of a person which is specially characterized by sub normality of intelligence.


Mental illness:- 

Any mental disorder other than Mental retardation.


Hearing Impairment:- 

Loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational   range of frequencies.



Other Abbreviation of PWD:


  • Programmed Warhead Detonation
  • Pulse Width Deviation
  • Present Working Directory
  • People With Disability
  • Print Working Directory
  •  People With Diabetes
  •  Psychological Warfare Division
  • Peoria Web Design



PWD full form In Hindi- सार्वजनिक कार्य विभाग

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