About Us

Minister Winston Chitando

Permanent Secretary Dr John Basera

Overall Functions

  • Formulate, regulate and monitor polices that promote sound local governance
  • Facilitate devolution
  • Formulate, review and implement Spatial Planning and Stateland Management policies
  • Manage and coordinate orderly spatial development
  • Coordinate disaster mitigation and preparedness planning to promote efficient response and resilience to disasters
  • Intiate, promote and implement Urban and Rural Development projects and programmes
  • Coordinate Central and Local Government pogrammes and development intiatives
  • Promote and facilitate an efficient urban transport management system
  • facilitate effective operations of traditional leaders
  • Coordinate, administer and manage all disasters
  • Manage and account for the National Civil Protection Fund
  • Formulate and coordinate policies in Estate Management, valuation services, construction and maintanance of infrustructure
  • Plan, implement and supervise the State building and Maintainance Programme
  • Provide professional and technical guiadance to the smaller local authorities on building construction and engineering services
  • Provide profsesional and techincal guiadance to organisations intending to build facilities at their own expense as ‘gifts to Government’
  • Prepare and execute agreements of lease for public facilities in Government complexes such as hotels, hospitals etc
  • Develop and implement strategies that ensure rural and urban development in consultation with the relevant Ministries and other stakeholders
  • Manage and maintain Government Real Estatae
  • Provide office accommodation to Government
  • Value land buildings in and outside the country for Government purposes
  • Supervise and monitor the work of consultants appointed to undertake works by the Ministry
  • Coordinate State Occasions


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Cnr Leopold Takawira and Herbert Chitepo, Harare

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+263-242-756521, 71

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