Policy and Planning Services

Being the central coordinating agent for the Commission, the Policy and Programming Services (PPS) is responsible for formulating policies, plans and programs including the Five Year/Annual Plans in collaboration with other divisions and sections. PPS is also responsible for coordinating various Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEA) and projects/obligations resulting from these agreements as well as other donor-assisted projects. In addition, the PPS also looks after mainstreaming the Environment into sectoral policies, plans and programs of the Royal Government in collaboration with GNH Commission.
The following are the broad responsibilities of PPS of NECS:
1. Prepare, revise, and update national environmental policies. 
2. Prepare annual and Five-Year plans in collaboration with divisions and sections. 
3. Mainstream environmental aspects into RGoB sector policies, plans and programmes, using Strategic Environmental Assessment concepts. 
4. Prepare Annual and Mid-Term Review and follow-ups. 
5. Participate in workshops, meetings, seminars. 
6. Prepare annual GG Plus implementation plan and submit progress reports and related follow-ups. 
7. Coordinate NEC meetings. 
8. Coordinate and liaise with DADM, Planning Commission, relevant agencies and with Project Management Team. 
9. Coordinate the implementation of obligations under the various MEAS/Conventions. 
10. Set up project/programme documentations and reports. 
11. Coordinate donor assistance, including TA with donors and other relevant sectors. 
12. Oversee the implementation of project activities and ensure delivery of outputs as per the work plan. 
13. Organize programme/project Steering Committee Meetings as specified in project document in consultation with PMT. 
14. Carry out feasibility studies for upcoming projects. 
15. Ensure all MEA contributions are paid on time in collaboration with MFA. 
16. Maintain and update complete documentation on MEA and meeting reports. 
17. Maintain and provide MEA information to others with technical support and inputs from the concerned MEA focal persons