Directorate of Planning, Training, Research and Documentation

Scope of the mandate of  the Ministry covers gender and women empowernemnt, child and social welfare functions. The Ministry is responsible for formulation and implemenation of policies and leglisations for  promotion of  gender equality, women’s empowernemnt, child protection , social Protection and Social Welfare of the vulnerable groups in general.welfare. To fulfil its mandate it is guided by  core values that are central guiding principles which are take into consideration in the conduct of the Ministry’s business.

Directorate of Planning, Training, Research and Documentation is responsible for coordinating the planning process, policies formulation and budgeting, conducts research on gender equality, child rights, social welfare and persons with disabilities issues in development programs at both national and state levels. The directorate also coordinates staff training, documentation and publications.