To initiate, facilitate, coordinate and act as a catalyst for the implementation of a comprehensive rural development programme leading to sustainable and vibrant rural communities.
Purposes of Sub-programmes
National Rural Youth Service Corps (NARYSEC)
To provide social organisation, youth development and economic upliftment.
Rural Social Infrastructure Coordination
To co-ordinate infrastructure development in rural areas.
Technology Research and Coordination
To co-ordinate the provision of innovative and appropriate technologies in rural areas.