The 8th Program Coordination Committee Meeting (PCCM) was convened at the conference hall of the Department of Agriculture (DoA) from 28 August 2019. PCCM is one of the highest levels of decision-making forum of the Department and the meeting was attended by the Chief’s of the three divisions, Program Directors of the four Agriculture Research and Development Centres (ARDCs), Program Directors of Seven Central Programs and concerned officers of the Department.
The objectives of the 8th PCCM is mainly to synchronize the plans of different agencies, streamlining the roles of different agencies, deliberate on the program implementation issues and examine the existing policies and acts. The review of the resolution of the preceding PCCM was done on the first day. There was a presentation on strengthening the planning and monitoring of Annual Performance Agreement (APA) for better future planning of the activities. The meeting also capitalized the presence of the agency heads and carried out the tripartite APA signing between the Director, chiefs of the three divisions and respective agencies. Presentation on National Organic Flagship Program and land development implementation mechanism were also covered on the first day.
The administrative and management procedures/issues will be deliberated on the second day.