Human Development and Social Empowerment Cluster

Social security increases access to public services and investment in human capital, particularly health and education, helping to raise productivity and supporting the participation of the poor in labour markets. The cluster of human development has been formed with the ministries which have mandates in human development activities. The Ministry of Primary and Mass Education has the largest programmes in this cluster. Therefore, this ministry has been made the cluster coordinator.

advantaged people. Main objectives of the cluster are to coordinate school stipends and to facilitate linkages between social security programmes and training programmes/facilities for children and young people to promote human development. Another important objective of the cluster is to advance an enabling environment for social justice and equity.

Cluster Formation
  1. Ministry of Primary and Mass Education – Coordinator
  2. Prime Minister’s Office
  3. Ministry of Land
  4. Secondary and Higher Education Division
  5. Technical and Madrasah Education Division
  6. Ministry of Social Welfare
  7. Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment
  8. Health Services Division
  9. Medical Education and Family Welfare Division
  10. Ministry of Labour and Employment
  11. Ministry of Industry
  12. Ministry of Women and Children Affairs
  13. Information and Communication Technology Division
  14. Ministry of Youth and Sports