Ministry of Public Works, Transport, and Communications (MTPTC - Haiti)
Created by Article 113 of the 1899 Constitution, the Department of Public Works has undergone various structural changes motivated by both spatial planning considerations and management efficiency considerations. It is currently governed by the decree of 18 October 1983 which follows from the framework established by the law of 6 September 1982 on the National Public Administration and the law of 3 November 1982 on Spatial Planning.
The ministry brings together not only the following functions
Transport (land, sea and air)
but also manages a set of services through a range of organizations he supervises:
Distribution of Drinking Water ( DINEPA )
Regulation of telecommunications operators ( CONATEL )
Road maintenance ( Road Maintenance Fund )
Quality Control of Construction Infrastructure and Building Standards ( LNBTP ).
Exploitation of Mineral and Energy Resources ( Office of Mines and Energy )
To fulfill its missions, the MTPTC has about 2,000 agents in specific and varied occupations, within the following structure:
4 central directorates:
the Public Works Department;
the Directorate of Transport;
the Communications Branch;
the Administrative Directorate.
10 departmental directorates headed by the coordination office of the departmental directorates
In the field of Transport, Public Works, Telecommunications, Urban Planning, Waste Management, Drinking Water Management and Sanitation, the Ministry of Public Works is associated with Public Bodies and private for the reslisation of its missions.
The Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications is the Central Organization whose mission is to design, define and concretize the Policy of the Executive Power in the fields of Public Works, Transport, Communications, Drinking Water, Energy and in all the other domains defined by the law.
As part of these missions, the MTPTC has the following specific responsibilities:
ensure the study, planning, execution, maintenance, control, supervision and evaluation of all physical infrastructure related to:
urban and rural amenities,
to roads, ports and airports
to communications systems
drinking water supply systems
establish planning regulations and technical construction standards
to regulate and control the provision of services provided by public and private entities operating in the various fields within its competence.See more