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Finance and Accounts Division
procedures of the Ministry. The Division processes payments for suppliers; pay sheets for
employees and coordinates the submission of budgets and estimates.
The Human Resource Management Division
and capability to provide excellent client and customer services by retaining and building a
such as hiring for contract positions, performance management, organisational development,
The Legal Services Division performs general transactional, legal work and provides legal
advice and support to the Ministry, its various Divisions, and other agencies which fall under
The Programme Management Division is responsible for managing a portfolio of
interdependent projects aimed at advancing public sector transformation and eGovernment
services. It is the Executing Agency and focal point for the Inter- American Development
projects to ensure proper design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation mechanisms
are in place.
The Public Management Consulting Division provides management consulting services
review of submissions from Ministries relating to their organizational structures.
The Public Service Academy is the agency with the primary responsibility for training and
development within the public service. It aims to maximise the human potential for excellence
with its strategic partners. The Academy is charged with the responsibility of reviewing the
Training Plans of Ministries and Departments. It also administers offers of technical cooperation
training from foreign governments and international agencies to the Government of the Republic
of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Public Service Transformation Division facilitates change and transformation within
the Public Service of Trinidad and Tobago by engaging in activities that guide and support the
development of innovative solutions for the delivery of consistently high quality public goods
Public Service that is able to meet the needs of all sectors of the national community. The
Division strives to achieve this through a process of research, development and partnership
with a variety of stakeholder groups that include Ministry and public service -- wide partners, as
well as parties outside of the public service where such opportunities arise.
The Scholarships and Advanced Training Division manages the award of scholarships on
a competitive basis to citizens who wish to pursue studies in key areas targeted for national
development. These scholarships are offered by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad
and Tobago or in partnership with foreign governments and international organisations. The
Division also manages scholarships awarded by the Ministry of Education based on CAPE and
The Strategic Services and Information Technology Division is responsible for coordinating
and providing operational support for internal Information and Communications Technology
projects and systems along with strategic planning and statutory reporting activities required
of the Ministry of Public Administration. The Division is also responsible for coordinating the
to ensure monitoring and evaluating mechanisms are established to measure performance.
The Strategic Human Resource Management Division is responsible for coordinating a
programme for the enhancement of the Public Service Human Resource Management
function. These responsibilities will be achieved through collaboration with the central Human
Resource Management (HRM) agencies and the line HRM Divisions in the Public Service.
systems, processes and people) in the Public Service.
The Diamond Division is focused on improving the standard of services offered to the public
through enhanced citizen-centric service delivery. The Division implements, manages and
It provides Ministries and Agencies with technical advice and assistance for service delivery
enhancement. The Diamond Division guides Ministries and Agencies to become Diamond
Section 7 (1) (a) (ii)
Categories of Documents maintained by the Ministry of Public Administration:-
1. Files dealing with administrative support and general administrative documents
for the operations of the Ministry
4. Financial Records (cheques, vouchers, receipts, journals, vote books, salary
6. Policy and Procedure Documents
9. Records and documents relating to the strategic review of the Ministry, its
Divisions and Units
10. Files dealing with matters relating to the procurement of supplies, services and
13. Files dealing with circulars, memoranda, notices, bulletins
attended by the Ministry of Public Administration
16. Periodicals and publications
Section 7 (1) (a) (iii)
Material prepared for publication or inspection
to 3:30 p.m.
Ministry of Public Administration
National Library Building
Corner Hart and Abercromby Streets,
Port of Spain
The following documents may be accessed at the website www.mpa.gov.tt
Ministry of Public Administration Annual Reports for the period 2009-2012.
th Anniversary of Public Service.
The Scholarship and Advanced Training Division publishes information on all scholarships
offered and awarded on its website: www.scholarships.gov.tt
Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Updated Public Statement 2013 of the Ministry of Public Administration
In compliance with sections 7, 8 and 9 of The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 1999
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