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Sub-ordinate Engineers' Association, Bihar | अवर अभियंता संघ, बिहार

Date of establishment: May 9th 1945

Date of recognization: April 1st 1946 vide letter no. 3529 dated 1.4.1946 of PWD Govt. of Bihar

Address: Amarnath Path, Adalatganj, Patna - 800001 (Bihar)

Contact No.: 0612-2504205

Name of departments affiliated and their member's strength
About 8000 members of Water Resources, Road COnstruction, Building Construction, Public Health Engineering Department, Minor Irrigation, Tubewell fisheries, Education, Rural Development Deptt., Energy, Mining Deptt., & Public Sector etc. are with association.

Basic Qualification:

  1. For the post of Jr. Engineer: Diploma in engineering by Bihar State Technical Education Council recognized by All India Technical Education Council.
  2. For the post of A.E (Assistant Engineer):
    1. 62% Direct recruits
    2. 38% by promotion
Direct Recruits - Degree (B.E) holder
By promotion -
  • 28% Jr. Engineer according to seniority list.
  • 10% Jr. Engineer from B.E/AMIE after 5 years of service

Initial Pay Scale & Time Bound Scales:
Jr. Engineer i.) 44900 Level - 7 Initial Pay Scale
ii.) 47600 Level - 8 After 10 years of service
iii.) 53100 Level - 9 After 20 years of service
iv.) 67700 Level - 11 After 30 years of service
A.E i.) 53100 Level - 9 Initial pay scale
ii.) 67700 Level - 11 After 10 years of service (Pay of E.E)
iii.) 78800 Level - 12 After 20 years of service (Pay of E.E)
iv.) 123100 Level - 13 After 30 years of service

Promotion Quota: (38% [28% + 10%])

  • 28% Jr. Engineer to A.E by seniority basis as per cadre strength.
  • 10% Jr. Engineer to A.E who secured degree of AMIE within 5 years of service as per cadre strength.

Gazetted Status:
The post of Jr. Engineer of Bihar State has declared gazetted vide resolution no. 4493 dated 14.03.1997 of PWD Govt. of Bihar.

Name of founders of association:
The main founders of association are Mr. Satya Narain Prasad, Ram Avtar Prasad, Gorakh Nath Sahay, Kuldeep Narain Dubey, Sheo Das Pandey, Yugul Kishore Singh, Ram Naresh Sinha, Vushnu Deo Mahto, R.B. Sahay, Chandra Mouleshwar Prasad etc. Ex. Gorakh Nath Sahay and Er. Ram Avtar Prasad were he 1st President and General Secretary respectively of this association.

A building for the association on 0.15 acres is situated at Amarnath Path, Adalatganj, Patna - 01

Subordinate Engineers Association, Bihar welfare fund:
This welfare fund is registered under societies registration act 21, year 1960 and registration no si 444 dated 05.03.1982.

"Nirmatha Nidesh" is the monthly magazine of association. About 3000 members of the association are regular consumers.

The annual subscription of this magazine is Rs. 200 & life time membership is 2500.

Nirmatha Nidesh has been publishing since 01.04.1977 regularly. Er. S. N. Tiwari & Er. Arun Kumar were the 1st editor and managing editor respectively.

Main Achievements:

  1. 01.04.1946 is the date of recognition vide letter no - 3529 dated 01.04.1946 of PWD Govt of Bihar
  2. 25% quota for promotion in A.E i.e. B.E Class - II from 09.08.1949 on vacancy and from 07.04.1958 on cadre strength
  3. In the president rule of 1969, the degree engineers succeeded to ban the promotion of Jr. Engineer. According to ban Jr. Engineer will be Assistant Engineer only. But in 1970 the association achieved the promotional target uo to Executive Engineer.
  4. 2.5% quota defined for selection grade of Jr. Engineer from 1.4.1970 and this upgraded upto 12.5% near about 1980.
  5. The quota of promotion upgraded upto 30% inspite of 25% from 01.01.1971.
  6. Overseer of the state was converted in the name of "JUNIOR ENGINEER" vide letter no. - 4778, dated 28.03.1974 of PWD, Govt. Of Bihar.
  7. Conveyance allowance Rs. 40/- per month was sanctioned for Jr. Engineer from july 1980 to supervise their jurisdiction.
  8. Bihar State Gazetted Federation was formed on 27.05.1981.
  9. Subordinate Engineers Association Welfare Fund was formed from Dec. 1981.
  10. 0.15 acre lan was acquired by registration on rent @ Rs. 1/- per annum for 30 years for association building.
  11. In 1986 -
    • The Conveyance allowance was sanctioned Rs. 150/- in spite of Rs. 40/-
    • Special pay was sanctioned Rs. 200/- per month in spite of Rs. 60/-
    • The ban or promotion on higher post was removed
    • Chief Minister of Bihar Mr. Bindeshwari Dubey laid foundation stone for association building on 16.04.1986 and 2 lakh rupees was granted as donation by Govt. of Bihar for the association building.
  12. In 1989 - The pay scale of Jr. Engineer was granted Rs. 1500-2750 in spite of Rs. 1400-2600
  13. In 1990 - The promotional quota was granted 35% in spite of 30%
  14. Jr. selection grade - 20%, Sr. selection grade - 35% and super time scale 2.5% were sanctioned from 01.03.1989
  15. 10% seat was reserved for higher education in IInd year of degree engineering course for Jr. Engineer in each engineering colleges of the state from 1981
  16. Engineering Services Coordination Committee, Bihar was formed in the state in 1993.
  17. Fitment COmmitteeand Fitment Appellate Committee recomended the pay scale and service condition for state Jr. Engineers as per Junior Engineer of CPWD in 1999 and 2000 respectively.
  18. The lifetime of T&P materials was sanctioned in 2000
  19. ACP scheme was approved by Govt. of Bihar as per CPWD in Jan. 2008