• Organization TypeGovernment
  • HeadquartersJamaica

Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (Jamaica)

The Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC) was created in March 2016, with the change of the political administration. The Ministry is charged with drafting the blueprint to drive economic growth and sustainable development in Jamaica. The Ministry has responsibility for seven (7) critical portfolio areas. They are: Land Environment Climate Change Investment Water and Wastewater Housing and Works Under its portfolio areas, the Ministry has oversight for some 48 Agencies, Departments and Divisions, which are responsible for approximately 68 subject areas. Included in the Ministry’s functions are the formulation and implementation of policy relating to these subject areas. It plays a monitoring role to ensure adherence to the policies, and that the operations of these entities are in accordance with the Government of Jamaica’s guidelines and regulations. Vision Statement A Jamaican economy which consistently meets or exceeds its growth targets, while providing meaningful jobs and economic opportunities for all in a sustainable manner. Mission Statement Provide visionary leadership, appropriate legislation, innovative policies and coordinated implementation which facilitate investments, sustained growth and prosperity for all in an environmentally sustainable manner.
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Company Offices

  • Jamaica (headquarters)
  • Kingston
  • 25 Dominica Drive