GOVERNMENT OF MAHARASHTRA
NORTH MAHARASHTRA REGION, NASHIK
COMMAND AREA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, NASHIK
The command Area
Development Authority (CADA) is headed by one Administrator of the rank of
Superintending Engineer from Water Resources (Irrigation) Department. The Command
Area Development Authority are entrusted with the following functions.
1) Maintenance and efficient operation and
modernisation where necessary of irrigation system in the Command Area.
2) Development and maintenance of the main and subsidiary drainage system in the command
3) Conducting soil survey from time to time and modifying most suitable cropping pattern
in the command Area.
Ensuring efficient maintenance of the fixed channels and field drains within the command
area. 5) Prescrubing and enforcing an appropriate system of distribution and
regulation of water supply through the command Area.
6) Implemention of policies of the Government in respect of the intensive development of
Duties of Superintending Engineer &
1) The Superintending Engineer and Administrator is
the Chief Administrative Head of Circle and is responsible to the Chief Engineer for his
work. 2) It is the duty of the Superintending Engineer and Administrator to inspect the
state of the various works within his circle and satisfy himself that the system of
management prevailing is efficient and economical. 3) The Superintending Engineer and
Administrator is required to ascertain the efficiency of the subordinate offices and out
door establishment. 4) The supervision and control of the assessment of revenue for
irrigation work within circle.
Duties of Executive Engineer
1) The Executive Engineer is responsible to the
Superintending Engineer for the execution and management of all works whithin his
division. 2) He is responsible that proper measure are taken to preserve all the works in
his division and to prevent encroachment on Government land in his charge. 3) The
Executive Engineer will be required to inspectt at least once a year all M.I.Tanks within
his control and to report to Superintending Engineer. 4) He should carry out inspection of
the Sub Divisional Offices under his control once every year.
The irrigation and maintenance of 7 Major, 8
Medium and 148 Minor irrigation projects of Godavari and Tapi basins in Nashik and
Ahmednagar Dist. are done by this circle. There are 5 Divisions under the control of this
circle for the maintenance of above projects.