The Provincial Planning and Development Council (PPDC) serves as an advisory entity for local governments (both the executive and legislative branches). On one hand, it provides technical consultancy to the Provincial Council with respect to setting provincial public policy which does not conflict with the federal public policy, as well as ensuring the achievement of the objectives of sustainable development. On the other hand, the Council provides technical consultation to the Governor to set local development plans to ensure the accomplishment of local development programs and projects of transferred and other Directorates of public policy set by the Provincial Council. It also makes sure there is no overlap or intersection with works and projects implemented by Federal Ministries.
The Council is chaired by the Governor while its membership comprises of:
The Council has a Secretariat for coordination of administrative affairs, correspondence, and meeting minutes.
Those instructions will be issued by HCCP’s Secretariat so as to ensure smooth appliance of the new structure, and will be sent to the provinces once approved by the HCCP Chair.