Overview: Ministry of Infrastructure Development of Tanzania

Overview: Ministry of Infrastructure Development of Tanzania

Tanzania’s Ministry of Infrastructure Development is in charge of managing and funding the country’s infrastructure development. Its scope covers maritime, aviation, road, as well as other building projects, and its tasks include budgeting and long-term project development in collaboration with the National Assembly.

Dar es Salaam is home to the Ministry of Infrastructure Development’s headquarters. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli serves as Minister of Infrastructure Development.

President John Magufuli
President John Magufuli

Organization and Operations of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development

The Ministry of Infrastructure Developments’ activity is broken down into departments, agencies, authorities, and institutions.

Ministry of Infrastructure Development Departments

Within the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, work in the various department is divided into the following categories:

  • Safety and Environment Division
  • Roads Division
  • Transport Division
  • as well as a bunch of different administrative units and divisions

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development’s tasks have been transferred to various authorities and entities.

Ministry of Infrastructure Development Authorities

  • Maritime and Surface Transportation Regulatory Administration
  • Tanzania Civil Aviation Administration (TCAA)
  • Tanzania Airports Administration
  • Tanzania Ports Administration  

Agencies of the Ministry of Infrastructure Development

TAZARA station in Dar es salaam
TAZARA station in Dar es salaam
  • Tanzania Government Stores
  • Tanzania National Roads Organization
  • Tanzania Railway Corporation
  • Tanzania-Zambia Railway (TAZARA)
  • Contractors Registration committee
  • Engineers Registration committee
  • National Construction Council
  • Tanzania Building Organization
  • Air Tanzania
  • National Construction Board
  • Architects and Quantity Surveyors Registry committee
  • National Board for Materials Control
  • Tanzania Forwarding and Clearing Organization
  • Tanzania Electrical Mechanical and Electronics Services

Ministry of Infrastructure Development Institutions

The Tanzanian government has the following related institutions:

  • Dar es Salaam Maritime Institute
  • Appropriate Technology Training Institute
  • National Institute of Transport

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