Thrust Area - 1 : Issuing guidelines and instructions to the agencies under the ministry.
- Updated guidelines and instruction.
Thrust Area - 2 : Co-ordination and monitoring of the activities of the agencies.
- Ensured Periodical monitoring of the agencies.
Thrust Area - 3 : Institutional capacity development and governance.
- Strengthened institutions with physical and human resources.
Thrust Area - 4 : Implementation of special development program.
- Improved small scale infrastructure facilities and community development.
A workshop on the Theme of 'Food Hygiene, Standard and Safety' in the Eastern Province was held on 12.10.2015 at Conference Hall of the Chief Minster's Secretariat, Trincomalee. The workshop headed by Secretary to the Chief Minister and Secretary, Ministry of Health, EPC, Provincial Director of Health, Regional Directors of Health, Commissioner of Local Government, Assistant Commissioners of Local Government, Medical Officers, Public Health Inspectors and other respective officials took part and shared their views and concerns during the workshop.
In a move to reorganizing and empowering the local authorities as key development stakeholders, Hon. Chief Minister has been taking remarkable initiatives to improve the capacity of local authorities with his direct supervision after assuming the office of Chief Minister, Eastern Province.
As a first step of this initiative an inspection visit had been made by Hon. Chief Minister to local authorities in the Batticaloa district in the first week of September and the meeting with commissioners and secretaries of the of local authorities was conducted on 01.10.2015 at Chief Minister's Secretariat as a follow up measure of the above move.