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Office of the Regional Minister

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Office of the Chief Director

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The Office of The Central Regional Coordinating Director exists as an entity under the Local Government Service (LGS) to perform the under-listed functions:

Responsible for the coordination of the activities of the Decentralized Departments and quasi-government agencies of the Regional Coordinating Council.

Responsible for the Appraisal of Directors of the Regional Coordinating Council.

Secretary to the Regional Coordinating Council.

Member of the Regional Entity Tender Committee.

Member/Secretary of the Regional Security Committee.

Responsible for matters from the Office of the President.

Vote controller

Chief Advisor to the Regional Minister on all matters.

Officer in charge of Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Office of the Head of Local Government Service.

Any other duties assigned to him by the Hon. Regional Minister.

Our Mission

The Central Regional Coordinating Council exists as an arm of the Executive to provide quality Administrative and Technical Services to Ministries, Departments, Metropolitan, Municipal, District Assemblies, Agencies and Non-Governmental Organizations through monitoring, coordinating and evaluation of the activities and performances that are geared towards the improvement of the life of the citizenry.

Our Vision

The Vision of the Central Regional Coordinating Council (CRCC) is to foster unity of purpose among the people by involving all stakeholders to achieve accelerated development.

Our Mandate

The Central Regional Coordinating Council derives its existence amd mandate from two important documents.

  • The 1992 Constitution of Ghana
  • Local Governance Act, 2016 (Act 936)

The Central Regional Coordinating Council (CRCC) serves as the link between the Central Government and the Local Level

  • Composition of Regional Coordinating Councils
  • Functions of Regional Coordinating Councils
  • Development Planning functions of Regional Coordinating Councils
  • Planning functions of Regional Planning Coordinating Unit
  • Meetings of Regional Coordinating Councils
  • Office of the Regional Coordinating Council
  • Functions of the Office of the Regional Coordinating Council
  • Regional Coordinating Director
  • Staff of the Office of the Regional Coordinating Council
  • Departments of the Regional Coordinating Council
  • Functions of the Departments of the Regional Coordinating Council
  • Regional level inter-service and inter-sectoral collaboration and co-operation
  • Funds of the Regional Coordinating Council
  • Regional budget
  • Regional Minister
  • Relationship between the Regional Minister and the District Chief Executive


The Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC) stands to perform the following functions:

1.  A Regional Co-ordinating Council shall

(a) monitor, co-ordinate and evaluate the performance of  the District Assemblies in the region;

(b) monitor the use of  moneys

(i)  mobilized by the District Assemblies; or

(ii)   allocated and released to the District Assemblies by any agency of central Government; and

(c) review and co-ordinate public services generally in the region.


2.  The  Regional  Co-ordinating  Council  is  responsible  for  the following  functions:

(a) the  approval  of   the  by-laws  of   the  District  Assemblies  in the region subject to their consistency with national legislation,

(b) the provision of back-stopping support for the performance of any function assigned to the District Assemblies in the region in respect of which a particular
District Assembly is deficient in terms of skills and workforce;

(c) the resolution of any conflicts between a District  Assembly in the region and any agency of the central Government, public  corporation,  statutory  body,
non-governmental organisation  or  individual;

(d) the  oversight  responsibility  for  second-cycle  educational institutions and regional hospitals in the region on behalf of  the  Ministries  of  Education  and
Health;  and

(e) the performance of any other functions assigned to it by or under an enactment.

Departments / Units

  • What we do
    The Administration Unit of RCC plan, organize, and administer the routine activities of the Council to ensure efficient operation of the office. The Unit is responsible for specific projects and tasks and thus coordinate procedures.
    They also develop and update systems to make work productive and efficient.
Economic Planning
  • What we do

    • The Regional Economic Planning Unit lead in the preparation of annual reports for submission to relevant institutions such as Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, Office of the Head of Local Government Secretariat, etc.
    • The Office also lead to harmonize Medium Term Development Plan. It is the secretariat for the Regional Tender Review Committee.
    • The committee gives approval to Regional Projects whose contract prices fall within their threshold.
Records Unit
  • What we do
    Records office also known as Registry perform a number of responsibilities as long as records management is concerned.

    The following are a few functions of the Records office:

    • Receipts, sorting and opening of post.
    • Dispatching of post
    • Filing of post
    • Records managements
Budget Unit
  • What we do
    The Regional Budget Office exists as Unit/Dept to perform the under-listed functions:

    • Preparation and execution of Regional Integrated Budget (RIB) and Composite Budget of MMDAs.
    • Quarterly collation and harmonization of financial data of departments of RCC and all 22 MMDAs in the region.
    • Organization of composite budget hearings and monitoring of performance of Budget Analysts in the region.
Human Resource
  • Mission Statement
    The HR Department of the RCCs & MMDAs exists to ensure that RCCs  & MMDAs have the requisite skills mix to meet service level standards through the application of best HR practices in a transparent manner.
MIS Unit
  • The MIS Unit exist as a unit under Research/Statistics and Information with respect to the Organizational Structure of Regional Coordinating Council (RCC). The MIS Unit is responsible for the provision of  technical advice in the acquisition, development, implementation and deployment of Information Technology systems and resources for business development and improvement.
Internal Audit