Past Events


Today the 23rd of June, 2021, the State Department for Public Works joined other ministries and departments to commemorate and celebrate Africa Public Service Day (APSD). The day is embedded in the African Union (AU) calendar and this year’s theme is Building forward better: Re-imagining the Public Service through Digitization. The State Department for Public […]

Past Events

KBRC website and e-library to facilitate efficient information on ABMTs.

¬KBRC Research Officers, Graphic Designers, ICT officers and a Librarian undergoing training at KSG – Embu. The training will upscale skills of officers in developing and managing KBRC website and e-library to facilitate efficient information on ABMTs and disseminations in of Affordable Housing programme in Kenya.

Past Events

Lamu projects – Monitoring and Evaluation

At Mokowe jetty on 27/10/2020. Maj. Gen(Rtd) Dr. Gordon Kihalangwa, PS for Public Works accompanied by the Chief Engineer Structural, Eng. H. J. N. Nyaanga inspecting the progress of works. PS said that he was happy with the progress and implored the Contractors to uphold the highest level of workmanship. At Mokowe jetty, LAMU on […]


Farewell colleague Arch. Maina Gituthu

It is with profound sadness and humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the promotion to glory of Arch. Patrick Maina Gituthu which occurred on 16th October, 2020 at Metropolitan Hospital after a short illness. He was a serving officer at the State Department for Public Works- Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development […]

Past Events

On 14-day working leave

Following a Presidential Directive, all Cabinet secretaries, Principal Secretaries, Chief Administrative Secretaries and the Attorney-General will take a working leave and will only attend to national emergencies during this period. Part of the working leave is to visit projects within their dockets and monitor progress as well as unlock any challenges. PS Public Works Maj. […]


Department mourns a prolific and ‘gentleman’ Engineer.

It is with regret to announce the passing on of Eng. James Cheptinga, Senior Principal Superintending Engineer (Mechanical [BS] ) on 12th May 2020 at the Karen Hospital. The Mechanical (BS) department extends a message of condolences to the dear family, friends and colleagues at this time of grief. May he Rest in Eternal peace.

Past Events

e-Library on alternative & affordable building materials in the works

A team of officers from the State Department for Public Works with experts from the ICT ministry busy at work developing an e-library for the Kenya Building Research Centre (KBRC). They are in Naivasha at the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation Centre (KALRO). The e-library alongside a website will go a long way in […]

Past Events

Welcome Hon. Wavinya Ndeti!

The Principal Secretary Public Works and his Secretary Adminstration, Mr. Ikua, flanked by departmental heads welcomed Hon. Wavinya Ndeti to the State Department for Public Works following her appointment as Chief Administrative Secretary at the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development, and Public Works. She will play an oversight role over the Public Works […]