FAQS

Q.IS RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY A DEPARTMENT OF ANY MINISTRY?

No. Rural Development is a Private Company established and wholly owned by the State and is called a State Enterprise.

Q.WHICH MINISTRY DOES RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY FALL UNDER?

The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government.

Q.WHAT TYPE OF WORK DOES RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY DO?

Manage the implementation of projects assigned to the Company by the Line Ministry or other Client Ministry. This includes designing the project, inviting tenders, awarding a contract and supervising the construction to ensure quality, quantity and timeliness.

Q.WHAT’S THE PROCEDURE TO GET INFRASTRUCTURE WORK DONE IN A RURAL COMMUNITY?

Residents should write to their Councillor, Member of Parliament and Municipal Corporation informing of their issues and making any specific request. The Ministry or Municipal Corporation will include in their development programme as ad-hoc or for the next year(s) for implementation.

Q.CAN I REQUEST AN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT IN MY COMMUNITY FROM RURAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY?

Although requests for infrastructure projects can be submitted to Rural Development Company directly, the requests will be submitted to the Municipal Corporation and the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government for consideration for inclusion in their development programs. Rural Development Company is not authorized to implement any development project on its own

Q.WHAT’S THE PROCEDURE TO FILE A COMPLAINT AGAINST A CONTRACTOR?

You can email your complaint to the Company at ruraldev@gov.tt which will be investigated and a report and corrective action taken.