Department Planning, Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation

The department is divided into three sections which include the Policy Planning, Research and Statistics and Monitoring and Evaluation Sections. The following table provides the functions for each of the sections: -

  • Policy Planning Section
  • Research and Statistics Section
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Section



The following are the functions of the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation: -


  • Preparing policy planning, monitoring and evaluation policies and procedures manual for the Ministry
  • Coordination preparation of the 5 years’ strategic plan for Ministry in line with the National Development Plan
  • Coordinating formulation and preparation of the Ministry’s medium term strategic plan, annual action plans and budgets
  • Coordinating research and impact studies on Ministry policies and provide a basis for making informed decisions on the future direction of the Ministry
  • Conducting annual evaluation on Ministry programs and projects in collaboration with other stake holders and reviewing the monitoring system based on the recommendations from the reports
  • Implementing, maintaining integrity of the Ministry’s Management Information System
  • Preparing annual statistical on good governance and anti-corruption reports
  • Reviewing existing policies and ensuring their compliance with current laws and regulations
  • Preparing annual policy, planning, monitoring and evaluation reports
  • Holding stakeholders’ forums to disseminate policy, planning, monitoring and evaluation reports and revising the policies and strategies based on stakeholders’ feedback
  • Preparing the Ministry’s performance contract, implementation work plan, monitoring and evaluating its implementation and reporting as per the Ministry’s mandate
  • Coordinating research and analysis of public policy within the Ministry to ensure effective service delivery
  • Overseeing the production of statistical data for reports to be submitted to parliament on the compliance with National values and principles regarding the Ministry
  • Reviewing existing policies and ensure compliance with current laws and regulations as per the strategic guidelines of the Ministry
  • Coordinating the recording of minutes of department staff and management meetings
  • Coordinating the development and implementation of departmental staff training plans
  • Coordinating the formulation of the unit’s risk management framework, risk profiling, risk reporting and monitoring