The Department is headed by a Chief Engineer at the Directorate level with 3 (three) Circles, 14 (fourteen) Divisions and 42 (forty two) Sub Divisions. The Department has a total of 1640 Regular Employees and 1907 Work Charged Employees as in February 2018 to carry out various Departmental schemes.
The Department has a centrally sponsored Water and Sanitation Support Organization (WSSO) headed by a Director, at the level of Additional Chief Engineer. The Department also has a centrally sponsored Monitoring and Investigation Cell (M&I Cell) headed by a Superintending Engineer at the Directorate. The M&I Cell looks after matters of monitoring the physical and financial progress of rural water supply projects under various State and Centrally sponsored programmes. The SE (M&I) also functions as DDO of the Directorate.