Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation

The Most Honourable

Andrew Holness, O.N., M.P.

  • Minister(s) Without Portfolio: Hon. Dr. Horace Chang, Hon. Daryl Vaz, MP
  • Permanent Secretary: Mrs. Audrey Sewell CD, JP
  • Website: http://www.mwh.gov.jm/
  • Email: info@megjc.gov.jm
  • Phone Number: (876) 926-1590 ext. 2312
  • Address: The Towers Building, 25 Dominica Drive, Kingston 5, Jamaica
Andrew Holness

Government Ministries

AGENCIES

Departments – Economic Growth & Job Creation

  • Agro Investment Corporation
  • Development Bank of Jamaica Factories Corporation of Jamaica (FCJ) Harmonization Limited
  • IMF Coordination Unit
  • International Financial Services Authority JAMPRO
  • National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica (EXIM Bank) Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ)
  • Jamaica Business Development Centre (JBDC) Self-Start Fund
  • Micro Investment Development Agency (MIDA) Kingston Container Terminal
  • Kingston Free Zone
  • Montego Free Zone National Housing Trust (NHT)
  • Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ)
  • Port Authority Management Services
  • Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN)
  • Urban Development Corporation (UDC) and its subsidiaries

Departments – Economic Growth & Job Creation – Land, Environment & Climate Change 

  • Land Administration and Management Programme (LAMP) Land Access for National Development (L.A.N.D.) Project Land Development and Utilization Commission
  • Land Divestment Advisory Committee National Land Agency (NLA)
  • National Spatial Data Management Unit Beach Control Authority Forestry Department
  • Meteorological Department
  • National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) -(Includes National Resource and Conservation Authority, Town Planning Department, Town & Country Planning Authority and Negril/Green Island Local Planning Authority)

Departments – Economic Growth & Job Creation (HOUSING)

  • Commission of Strata Corporations
  • Jamaica Mortgage Bank (JMB)
  • Housing Agency of Jamaica (HAJ))
  • Real Estate Board
  • Relocation of Human Settlements
  • Rent Assessment Board

Departments – Economic Growth & Job Creation (WATER)

  • National Water Commission (NWC)
  • Rural Water Supply Company
  • Water Resource Authority (WRA)

Departments – Economic Growth & Job Creation (WORKS)

  • National Road Operating & Constructing Company (NROCC)
  • National Works Agency (NWA)
  • Road Maintenance Fund (RMF)
  • Toll Authority
  • Toll Regulator

Focus – Economic Growth & Job Creation

  • Economic Growth
  • Job Creation
  • Economic Planning and Monitoring
  • Investment Promotion
  • Agro Business
  • Factory Construction
  • Logistics Hub
  • Small Business Development
  • Small Business Development
  • Special Economic Zones Development
  • Census
  • Vital Statistics
  • Port Development
  • Port Regulation
  • Privatization

Focus – Economic Growth & Job Creation ( Land, Environment and Climate Change)

  • Emancipation Lands
  • Estate Management/Property Management
  • Land Policy and Administration
  • Land Reform
  • Land Registration
  • Land Surveys
  • Land Titling
  • Land Development and Utilization
  • Lands (including Crown Lands and Land Settlements)
  • National Geographic Data Management
  • Parish Boundaries
  • Physical Planning
  • Subdivision of Land
  • Town and Country Planning
  • Air Quality and Control
  • Beach Control and Coastal Management
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Environmental Regulation
  • Forests
  • Marine Conservation and Protection
  • Meteorology
  • National Environmental Protection
  • Watershed Management
  • Wildlife Protection

Focus – Economic Growth & Job Creation (HOUSING)

  • Architects’ Registration
  • Architects Registration Act
  • Housing
  • Housing Act
  • Land Acquisition/Housing
  • Landlord and Tenants
  • Landlord and Tenants Act
  • National Urban Upgrading
  • Port Royal Brotherhood
  • Quantity Surveyors’ Registration
  • Rent Control (Restriction)
  • Squatter Management
  • Shelter Solutions

Focus – Economic Growth & Job Creation (WATER)

  • Water Policy and Monitoring
  • Domestic Water Supply
  • Sewerage
  • Surface and Underground Water Resources

Focus – Economic Growth & Job Creation (WORKS)

  • Civil Works
  • Flood Water Control
  • Land Reclamation
  • Main Roads
  • Main Roads Act
  • Professional Engineers’ Registration Act
  • Sandy Gully Drainage System
  • Seaports
  • Road Maintenance Act
  • Road Traffic Act
  • Toll Roads Act
  • Port Authority Act

 

 

Last Updated March 2016/Office of the Cabinet

Agencies of Ministry of Economic Growth & Job Creation

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