The present functions and responsibilities of the Directorate Inland Water Transport of Assam are detailed below:
FERRY SERVICES : IWT is operating 102 nos. ferry services on the river Brahmaputra, Barak and in its tributaries for the purpose of public utility out of which 79 nos. Ferry services are in the Brahmaputra Valley and 23 nos. ferry services are in the Barak valley.
RIVER CONSERVANCY : The Department has its own river conservancy wing for maintaining proper navigability of the river route.
CREW TRAINING CENTRE: The Directorate of IWT marinating a Crew Training Centre at Guwahati for imparting training to the fresh candidates as well as in – service personnel of IWT department and other allied organization in the North Eastern Region, both in private and public sector. More than 2000 crews have passed out from this Crew training centre.
The Inland Water Transport Department is committed to ensure safe journey to the ferry commuters across the state and cargo transportation through inland waterways on the River Brahmaputra (National Waterways-2), River Barak (National Waterways-16) and other navigable tributaries within Assam.
|Sl.No.||Name of Posts||Duties|
|1.||Director||Controlling Head of the Directorate.|
|2.||Additional Director||To assist Director in all official matters.|
|3.||Joint Director (Technical)||To monitor Technical matter, Central Workshop/|
Audit Correspondence, ferry ghat Settlement etc.
To look after Crew Training Centre, Preparation of
IV Act. River Conservancy.
|4.||Joint Director ( General)||To monitor Establishment section of this Directorate|
|5||Deputy Director (Design)||To look after Technical matters of this Deptt.|
|6||Deputy Director (Commercial)||To look after Commercial service, activity of this Deptt.|
|7||River Surveyor||To look after the river Conservancy and Pilotage works|
|8||Executive Engineer||He is responsible for operation control and |
management of ferry service under a Division.
|9||Asstt. Executive Engineer(T.C)||To look after the works related to |
Technical branch of IWT Directorate.
|10||Asstt. Executive Engineer||To look after the works related to Technical/ |
Construction/central Workshop etc.
|11||Asstt. Engineer||He is to assist/look after in all the Technical |
matters relating to construction of river vessels.
|12||Training Superintendent||Maintenance of Crew Training centre such as |
Train the Crews issue Certificates to Crew
|13||F.A.O.||To look after all the financial matters of this Deptt.|
|14||Asstt. Training Superintendent||To Assist the Training supdt. at C.T.C. Guwahati|
|15||Commercial Officer||To look after the Commercial matters .|
|16||Asstt. River Surveyor||To assist , the River Surveyor in all conservancy works.|
|17||Registrar||To assist the Director for looking after the official works|
and administration as per norms.
|18||Accounts Officer in ( 3 Division)||To look after works relating to Budget and accounts of the division.|
|19||Superintendent (Head Quarter)||He is responsible to look after the official works of the directorate.|
|20||Deputy Accounts Officer||He is to assist the accounts officer.|
|21||Asstt. Accounts Officer||He is responsible to assists the Accounts Officer.|
|22||Accountant||To look after all accounts works of the directorate office.|
|23||U.D.Asstt.( Head Quarter)||Responsible to the file works relating to |
establishment and general correspondences of the Directorate.
|24||Head Asstt. ( Division)||He is to assist the Executive Engineer in all types of works in a Division|
|25||U.D.Asstt. (Dist. Level)||Responsible to the file works relating to establishment and as per direction|
|26||Inspector||Responsible for technical works relating to the |
Inspection of ferry and conservancy Branch
|27||Junior Engineer||He is responsible to look after all Technical works in |
Directorate and other divisions
|28||Asstt. Commercial Officer||He is to look after works relating to Technical Branch|
|29||Engine room Instructor/Deck Instructor||Responsible to imparting the Crew Training of Deck |
and Engine side of the C.T.C.
|30||Sub-Engineer Gr-I||He is to look after works relating to Technical Branch|
|31||Marine Mechanic Grade-I||He is to supervise overhauling and repairing of Engines and Gear box etc.|
|32||Electrical supervisor||Supervising all the electrical works relating to vessel etc.|
|33||Chief Master||To operate the vessel and manage the staff of fleet more the 1000 HP.|
|34||Field Assistant||Responsible for different types of field works|
|35||Junior Engine Room Instructor||He is to assist the Engine Room Instructor in the C.T.C.|
|36||Driver Grade-I||Operate vessels below 200400 HO Engine and Gearbox etc.|
|37||Master Grade-I||Operate vessel below 200-400 HP Engine|
|38||Sub-Engineer Grade-II||Look after the Technical work|
|39||Marine Mechanic Grade-II||Responsible for overhauling and repairing 100-200 HP |
engine and Gear box etc.
|40||Accounts Asstt. (Head Quarter)||He is to assist the Accountant under the Directorate.|
|41||L.D. Asstt. (Head Quarter )||Responsible to the file works relating to the|
establishment and general correspondences.
|42||Computer Operator||Responsible for various type of Computer works.|
|43||Electrician||Responsible for all the Electrical works.|
|44||Section Assistant||To assist the S.O. in a ferry ghat.|
|45||Tracer||Responsible for all the drawing works|
|46||Master Grade-II||To operate the vessel 1-200 HP vessel.|
|47||Driver Grade-II||To operate the vessel(wooden) 1 -100 HP|
|48||Booking Clerk||Booking purpose of a commercial cargo and |
maintenance of accounts Branch
|49||Godown Clerk||Maintenance of office godown of commercial cargo|
|50||Machinist||Entrusted to operate/manufacture and repairing of Components|
|51||Diesel Driver||To maintain the generator Engine in Commercial goods vessels|
|52||Fitter||To assist in fabrication|
|53||Store Keeper||For maintain the office stores Room|
|54||Pilot Inspector||For Inspection of Conservancy works|
|55||Marboat Driver||To operate the wooden single and|
mar boat/steel in ferry service
|56||L.D.Asstt ( District level)||Responsible for works of general and establishment branch in a division|
|57||Asstt. Mechanic||To maintain the ferry vessel engines of 50-100HP|
|58||Serang||To Supervise the movement including maintenance of the vessel|
|59||Heliman||Utilised for handlings the Haliman in a boat|
|60||Gas Cutter||For cutting metal by Gas Cutter for repairing|
|61||Electrical Wireman||Responsible for Electrical wiring|
|62||Welder||For welding steel structure|
|63||Fitter Helper||To assist the fitter|
|64||Carpenter||For repairing of wooden structure|
|65||Engine Driver||To operate the single hull wooden/steel boat having 100 HP|
|66||Head Pilot||Inspection of Conservancy works|
|67||Driver Grade-III||To drive-1000 HP sallow draft boat|
|68||Car Driver||Driving of Departmental vehicles|
|69||Seacunny||To operate the steering wheel or a running vessel both |
ferry and commercial service.
|70||Pilot||To inspect the Conservancy works|
|71||Xerox Operator||To operate the photocopier|
|72||Duff trey||Correspondence of Bank/Treasury ; submission of Bills|
|73||Carpenter Helper||To assist the Carpenter|
|74||Greaser||To assist the Driver of a vessel in greasing work|
|75||Laskar||To assist in the movement of a vessel|
|76||Khalashi||To assist the work of Sectional Asstt.|
|77||Gas Cutter Helper||To assist the Gas Cutter in repairing works in Workshop|
|78||Painter||Painting works of a vessel in Workshop|
|79||Ghat Khalashi||The clearing and maintenance of a ghat and|
Construction of a Jetty
|80||Mechanic Helper||To assist the Mechanic|
|81||Bhandari||For preparation of food for vessel staff|
|82||Arikathi||Responsible for all Conservancy works of the deptt.|
|83||Painter Helper||To assist the painter for painting purpose|
|84||Welder Helper||To assist the welder for welding purpose|
|85||Boatman||To assist the Serang and Helamen for operation of a boat|
|86||Boat Khalashi||For cleaning of boat of a ferry ghat|
|87||Ghat Helper||To assist the S/O of a ghat|
|88||Field Khalashi||To assist the Conservancy|
|90||Peon||Responsible for transaction of different types of office works|
|91||Blue Printer||Responsible for Blue printing machine operation|