The major functions of this department are:

  • Inspect sample development projects throughout the province with the following objectives:
    • Development projects are properly planned and are executed efficiently, expeditiously and economically with effective quality controls and to recommend appropriate action against the defaulting officials / departments.
    • Directives / orders of the Government regarding development projects are being fully implemented; and
    • Officials of National Building departments and contractors are carrying out their duties, responsibilities and tasks properly and efficiently.
  • Inspect or cause to be inspected all Government Departments including Police, Autonomous/ Semi Autonomous Bodies, Corporations, Institutions and Local Bodies to see whether or not these Departments / Agencies discharged their duties / functions efficiently and expeditiously and to bring serious observations to the notice of the Government together with recommendations for improvement.
  • Take cognizance of any important matter affecting Government / Public interest and draw attention of the authorities concerned for appropriate action and place it before the Chief Minister for his consideration / orders.
  • Entertain complaints of serious / urgent nature and pass these on to the concerned quarters for expeditious disposal or carry out investigation / probe directly as may be appropriate.
  • Undertake special assignments, which may be entrusted to it under orders of the Chief Minister on any matter not specified in this Charter.
  • Any requisition made or assistance required by the Inspection Team in these regards shall be complied with promptly by all concerned.
  • Other departments may assign specific important tasks to the Inspection with prior permission of the Chief Minister.
  • The Chairman, Chief Minister's Inspection Team shall submit his reports to the Chief Minister directly. Copies may be endorsed to the concerned departments / officials except those which may be of confidential nature.
  • The Chief Minister's Inspection team shall maintain close liaison with Anti Corruption Department and pass on cases which may be appropriate to be dealt with by them.
  • Budget, accounts and audit matters.
  • Purchase of stores and capital goods for the department.
  • Service matters except those entrusted to Services & General Administration Department.