Departmental Functions

  • Planning including policy and development.
  • Co-operation of technical assistance from abroad.
  • Economic research (and matters relating to Board of Economic Inquiry).
  • Co-operation of statistics in General, and all matters relating to the Bureau of Statistics.
  • Processing of all development schemes, programs and proposals submitted by other Departments and making recommendations to Government thereon.
  • To evaluate the progress of development schemes and write their critical appraisal.
  • Maintaining liaison with the National Planning Agencies.
  • Initiation of measures for giving suitable publicity to the Development Plan and educating the Public on the results achieved from time to time.
  • Co-operation of training of local officers in foreign countries
  • Foreign aid including donor cooperation, concept clearance and keeping proper liaison with all the donors and the federal ministries concerned.
  • Autonomous bodies i.e. Quetta Development Authority, Balochistan Development Authority, Gwadar Development Authority, Balochistan Coastal Development Authority, and Balochistan Water and Sanitation Authority.
  • Inter-departmental Co-operation in cases relating to Economic Policy and Development.
  • Inter-Provincial Co-operation in the field of Economic Policy.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of all development projects and programmes in the province.
  • Main functions of the P&D department can be summarized as under:
    • Planning.
    • Progress reviewing.
    • Monitoring and evaluation.
    • Training.
    • Co-ordination.