1. Formulate integrated economic, social, physical and other development plans and policies;

    2. Conduct continuing studies, research and training programs;

    3. Integrate and coordinate all sectorial plans and studies;

    4. Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the different development programs, projects and activities;

    5. Prepare comprehensive development plans and other development planning documents;

    6. Analyze the income and expenditure patterns and formulate and recommend fiscal plans and policies

    7. Promote people participation in development planning;

    8. Exercise supervision and control over the secretariat of the LDC.