The office of the Chief Engineer,Water Resources Department, Nagpur is a regional head office of Water Resources Department under Govt. of Maharashtra which deals with construction and management of Irrigation and Hydropower projects and Investigation of new Projects of Six districts namely Nagpur,Wardha,Chandrapur,Gadchiroli,Bhandara &.Gondia of Eastern Vidarbha
As on date 502 projects are under the jurisdication of this office. The projects are Constructed / Maintained / Investigated by 3 circles offices and 14 Divisions located in these 6 districts.
Budgetary allocations for construction is done by Vidarbha Irrigation Development Corporation and for maintenance by GoM through BDS.Grants are available from Govt. of Maharashtra and additional grants are made available through NABARD & Centralized assisted AIBP. After administrative approval from Govt. of Maharashtra, clearance from CWC, Forest, Environment are mandatory before execution of actual work.