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Sera na Mikakati ya Wizara
Sera na Mikakati ya Wizara

In order to achieve the Vision, Mission and the Objectives stated above, the following policies and strategies will be adopted for the next three fiscal years 2011/12 — 2013/2014:


(i) Promote private sector participation such as local consultants and contractors in designing, construction and maintenance works,
(ii) Prioritize maintenance, rehabilitation and new construction works,
(iii) To streamline and strengthen institutional framework by reviewing institutional functions and taking the necessary measures,
(iv) Establish sustainable mechanism for financing infrastructure development and maintenance programs,
(v) Building capacity in the Ministry and all agencies involved in infrastructure development,
(vi) To inculcate the culture of infrastructure rehabilitation and maintenance, through mass media, e.g. radio, TV and newspapers,
(vii) To conserve the environment for the benefit of present and future generations and produce guidelines for environmental protection,
(viii) To mobilize rural communities to carry out self-help activities in construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of infrastructure through optimum use of domestic resources and labor based technology,
(ix) To increase the availability and reliability of plant and equipment so as to create a competitive market for plant and equipment hire, for infrastructure construction and maintenance,
(x) To develop management systems and quality assurance documents for construction industry to ensure compliance standards and specifications,
(xi) To promote more effective use of human resource through training,
(xii) To mainstream gender into sector policies, plans and budgets,
(xiii) To create awareness on HIV/AIDS and measures to limit its spreading,
(xiv) Enforcement of axle-load and vehicle weight regulations and strengthening of safety programme,
(xv) Promote use of appropriate technologies in transport infrastructure construction and maintenance activities,
(xvi) Enhancing the capacity and effectiveness of professional and regulatory institutions under the ministry,
(xvii) To create enabling environment through provision of necessary working tools and increasing incentive packages to employees,
(xviii) To accord a high priority in transport infrastructure development and increase involvement of private sector and local communities,
(xix) To make good governance an instrument for the promotion and realization of development, equity, unity, peace and involve public in the war against corruption and other vices in society,
(xx) To ensure that foreign funds disbursements are fully captured,
(xxi) Implementing Performance Management System (PMS).