About Us

Mission

To institute policies and regulatory measures and execute programmes to improve the infrastructure in roads, utilities, ports, energy and strengthen services in civil aviation, maritime and meteorological services administration sub-sectors to stimulate and support sustainable economic growth for the overall benefit of the people of the Commonwealth of Dominica.

Vision

To be a well-known public agency for the delivery of excellent policies and programmes towards a better infrastructure, air transportation, maritime services, meteorological services, postal services and a reliable and relevant energy sector for the nation.

Responsibilities

The Ministry of Public Works and the Digital Economy is the arm of the Government responsible for the national infrastructure namely; road network management, coastal management, irrigation and drainage and water resource management.  The Ministry also performs project management functions with regard to all government and government sponsored developments island-wide.

The Ministry has recognized that these areas are fundamental to the development and achievement of the social goals of the Government. Consequently, we constantly strive to add true value to our product, and establish and develop relationships with all stakeholders for the increasing effectiveness of the Public Service.  

The Ministry is also responsible for the development of the digital economy through its planned programs and activities as we seek to develop Dominica into a world class society and economy which will increase productivity and efficiency by modernizing the economy.

 The State owned Dominica Water and Sewage Company (DOWASCO) and Public Works Corporation (PWC) are directed by a board appointed by the Minister.

 GSPS Strategic Objectives

  1. To develop a national road policy to govern the development and use of roads.
  2. To facilitate an updated road legislation in an effort to effectively manage road use
  3. To develop geothermal energy potential to provide cheaper / more affordable cost of electricity for reducing burden to domestic consumer and to improve the competitiveness and growth of the economy
  4. To promote regional integration by becoming a regional hub for export of renewable energy (geothermal) to neighbouring countries.