Departmental Functions

  • Administrative Support / HRM / HRD to Local Councils (Metropolitan Corporation, Municipal Committees, District Councils and Union Councils);
  • Service matters of Local Councils Service and employees of Local Councils Service;
  • Fiscal Support to Local Councils through Local Councils Grants Committee;
  • Monitoring of the Local Councils;
  • Supervision and coordination of Local Government Reforms;
  • Coordination and monitoring of Federal, Provincial and Foreign aided projects of Local Councils;
  • Capacity building of Local Council elected representatives and functionaries of Local Councils through Provincial / Federal Training Institutions;
  • Rules, by-laws and policies under the Balochistan Local Government Act, 2010 and amendments therein;
  • Liaison with Provincial government departments and local governments;
  • Coordination in the matters relating to audit and accounts of Local Councils / Secretarial Support for Local Councils Accounts Committee;
  • Judicial power for Councils / Local Governments and Muslim family laws;
  • Matters relating to Katchi Abadies;
  • Matter relating to writ petitions, civil suits instituted against Local Councils;
  • Budget of Local Councils;
  • Imposition of Taxation by Local Councils;
  • Assistance to Federal Government for census;
  • Functions relating to Balochistan Local Council Election Cell and Coordination with Election;
  • Commission of Pakistan in matters relating to National / Provincial assemblies and Local Councils elections;
  • Spatial planning and Housing;
  • Coordinating National / Provincial Fairs & Exhibitions;
  • Conduct of elected members;
  • Assistance in improvement of the municipal services;
  • Building Control; and
  • Matters relating to movable and immovable property of Local Councils.