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Idara ya Barabara
Idara ya Barabara

This Unit was led by Eng. Ven Ndyamukama
Director of Roads (DR)
Email: dr@mow.go.tz
           ndyamukama.kayamba@mow.go.tz


Objective
To provide expertise and support on development and maintenance of roads.



Functions


  • To initiate and review roads, development policies, guidelines and standards;
  • To monitor roads construction services;
  • To develop applications and guidelines for women participation in public works and road development works;
  • To develop and disseminate appropriate labour based technology, standards, specification, manual and guidelines;
  • To prepare road/bridge development proposals for mobilisation of public infrastructure work financing;
  • To build capacity of RS and LGAs on roads construction and maintenance;
  • To monitor and evaluate the performance agreement between the Ministry and implementing agencies.

This Division will be led by a Director and will have the following Sections:-


  1. Trunk Roads Section;
  2. Regional Roads Section; and
  3. Urban and Rural Roads.

Trunk Roads Section
This Section will perform the following activities:-


  • Prepare and review policy, legislation, regulations guidelines, technical standards and specifications for development and maintenance of trunk roads, and monitor and evaluate their implementation;
  • Analyse and advise on annual business plans and budgets for trunk roads and bridges development and maintenance works prepared by TANROADS;
  • Ensure that allocated development funds for Trunk Roads are transferred to TANROADS in an expeditious manner;
  • Prepare proposals for Mobilization of Donor Financial Resources for Trunk Road works;
  • Carry out technical Audits on development and maintenance programmes of Trunk Roads and Bridge works to ensure compliance with standards, specifications and cost effectiveness;
  • Initiate policies and programmes for enabling the growth of Tanzanian participants in the subsector, and
  • Facilitate the creation of employment in the subject to eradicate poverty and increase the income of Tanzanians.
    This Section will be led by an Assistant Director.

Regional Roads Section
The Section will perform the following activities:-


  • Prepare and review policies, legislations, regulations, guidelines, technical standards and specifications for development and maintenance of Regional Roads;
  • Analyse and advise on annual Business plans and budgets for “Regional Roads/Bridges Development and Maintenance Works prepared by TANROADS;
  • Ensure that allocated development funds for Regional Roads are transferred to TANROADS in an expeditious manner;
  • Prepare proposal for Mobilization of Donors Financial Resources for Regional Roads;
  • Carry out technical audits on development and maintenance programmes of Regional Roads and Bridge works to ensure compliance with standards, specifications and cost effectiveness;
  • Develop policies and guidelines on women involvement in road works;
  • Oversee development and disseminate Appropriate Labour Based Technology, standards, specifications manuals and guidelines; and
  • Facilitate the creation of employment in the subject to eradicate poverty and increase the income of Tanzanians.
    This Section will be led by an Assistant Director.

Urban and Rural Roads Section
This Section will perform the following activities:-


  • Prepare and provide policy framework for implementation of urban and rural roads projects;
  • Review Annual Business Plans prepared by TANROADS for Urban and Rural Roads development projects;
  • Prepare proposals of mobilization of Donors Financial Resources;
  • Monitor the implementation of Urban and Rural Roads construction projects;
  • Carry out technical audits on Urban and Rural Roads projects to ensure compliance with standards and requirements;
  • Coordinate and raise awareness on the participation of women contractor’s in Urban and Rural Roads construction projects by using labour base technology;
  • Prepare and review standards and specifications of Urban and Rural Roads infrastructure;
  • Review the construction and maintenance policies for Urban and Rural Roads country wide;
  • Provide guidelines for construction of pedestrian and non motorized traffic facilities along Urban Roads;
  • Monitor the maintenance of Urban and Rural Roads;
  • Provide guidelines for erection/laying of Public Utilities (e.g. Telephones, cables, water pipes, storm/sanitary sewers, electric poles/cables etc) on Urban Road reserves;
  • Assist in capacity building of the local construction industry in urban and rural transport infrastructure construction, rehabilitation and maintenance.
    This Section will be led by an Assistant Director.