About Us

The Rural Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago

The Rural Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago was established in 2005 with the mandate to improve the quality of life for residents in rural communities by providing physical infrastructure, utilities, and social facilities. It operates under the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government and provides services such as:

  • Identification and development the necessary infrastructure, utilities and social/community facilities
  • Managing the design and construction of all projects.

Geographical Areas of Responsibility

The Company’s Geographical areas of responsibility were expanded to include all areas throughout Trinidad as evidenced by Cabinet Note on June 7th, 2018. RDC’s geographical areas of responsibility include 39 Parliamentary Constituencies. Although some areas are more developed, there are still pockets within them that need to be developed to improve the quality of life.

Establishment of the Company

2005

Rural Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (RDC) was incorporated on 2nd May 2005 with the mandate to expedite the implementation of projects to provide physical infrastructure, utilities and social facilities in the rural areas to improve the quality of life of the residents in those communities by the following:

Identify and develop the necessary infrastructure, utilities and social/community facilities.
Manage the design and construction of all such projects.

2007

RDC commenced operations in late 2005 under Ministry of Planning and Development until January 2007 when the Company was transferred to the Ministry of Local Government.

2013

In September 2013, RDC was transferred to the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure.
RDC is located at Caroni Limited Central Office, Factory Road, Brechin Castle, Couva.

2018

RDC’s Geographical areas of responsibilities were expanded to include all of Trinidad.

Who We are

The Rural Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (RDC) is a Special Purpose State Enterprise established in 2005 to provide project management services.

RDC operates under The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government to develop the necessary infrastructures, utilities and social/community facilities.

The RDC’s Core Values

Our governing principles serve as the foundation for the company’s operation and decision-making process. RDC strives to ensure that its projects and operations are efficient, effective, transparent, and deliver value. These principles are accountability, environmental preservation, health & safety, integrity, standards, transparency, stakeholder engagement and value.

Accountability

The operations of the Company are guided by procedures that conform with statutory laws and regulations to ensure that there is accountability at all stages.

Health & Safety

We provide a safe and healthy work environment for staff and communities. Strict adherence to occupational health and safety standards and regulations at our offices and job sites are followed.

Integrity

We adhere to the ethical principles of honesty, respect and fairness in the execution of our functions.

Transparency

We operate by the highest standards of transparency through disclosure of our policies, procedures and processes.

Environmental Preservation

We aim to execute projects with minimal impact or disruption to the environment.

Stakeholder Engagement

We engage our stakeholders in our operations and programmes of work.

Standards

Our purpose is to adhere to the highest standards of professionalism and quality.

Value

We ensure that the operations and projects delivered are of best value, while maintaining established standards.