The Ministry also has the Department of Finance and Administration, headed by the Under Secretary. The role of the Department is to provide administrative support services to the Ministry.

The objectives and key outputs/activities of each Departments of the Ministry are highlighted in the paragraphs below:

District Administration Department


  • To promote democratic governance, advocacy, transparency and accountability in LGs.


(i)    To enhance the capacity of LGs to deliver quality services;

(ii)   To supervise, coordinate operations of LGs;

(iii)  To present requests of LGs for development programmes to line Ministries;

(iv)  To evolve skills development for LG staff to deal with the challenges of implementation of decentralization policy