Communications & Works Department was established in 1979. Since establishment the Department is working to promote safe, sustainable, cost effective and environment friendly road infrastructure leading to socio-economic development. Following are attached Departments:
- HIGHWAYS (NORTH).
- HIGHWAYS (SOUTH).
- Central Design Office (CDO).
AJ&K inherited 100-km black topped and 165 Km fair-weather road in 1947 whereas at present road network has extended to 8865 Km having road density of 0.66 km/ sq-km.