Indian Institute of Technology Patna campus is essentially a mini township developed on 501 acre of land and with defined boundaries and a definite population. IWD is responsible for creation of new civil infrastructure, and maintenance of existing civil infrastructure in the IIT Patna campus. The civil infrastructure includes all buildings in the academic and residential (hostels for students, staff accommodation of various types) area, buildings for general facilities, roads, gardens, playgrounds, along with related utilities such as water supply, electric supply for the whole campus.