Organization The Directorate General of Economic, Financial and Social Affairs
The Directorate General of Economic, Financial and Social Affairs
The Directorate of Economic, Financial and Social Affairs was created by the decree 118 dated 11 April 1970 organizing the departments of the Prime Ministry. The attributions were fixed by articles 6 and 7 of the abovementioned decree. They consist notably in:
In accordance with article 8 of the abovementioned decree 118, the Directorate is composed of the 3 following structures:
- The examination of all the issues which are submitted to it by the Prime Minister, having economic, financial or social nature
- The proposal of any reform which it deems proper to introduce.
- The control of the public expenditures and public procurements.
- The organization of inspection and control missions in order to ensure the good assignment of the public funds as well as budgetary appropriations.
The Decree 133 dated 10 April 1971 reorganizing the departments of the Prime Ministry joined this Directorate to the Secretariat General of the Government created by this same decree.
- The Economic and Financial Division.
- The Division of the Public Expenditures Control.
- The permanent secretariat of the Procurements Higher Commission.
Therefore, the attributions of the Directorate of the Economic Financial and Social Affairs underwent changes taking into account the creation of new specialized structures within the Prime Ministry which what allowed to relieve the Directorate of the Financial Social, and Economic Affairs from the following missions:
- The issues relating to the control of the expenditures and procurements and those related to the public enterprises and this, following the creation of the General Control of the expenditures on the one hand and the Directorate General of Public Enterprises on the other hand in accordance withdecree 87-55 dated 12 January 1987 organizing the ministry of civil service and administrative reform.
- The issues relating to the preparation of the decisions of the Prime Minister and related to the preparation of the works of the ministers councils or the interdepartmental councils following the creation of the cell of the programming and follow-up of governmental work.
CURRENT ORGANIZATION AND ATTRIBUTIONS:
The Directorate of Economic, Financial and Social Affairs, currently established in a Directorate General is charged of examining any issue submitted by the Prime Minister or the Secretary general of the Government, whether it is of a financial or economic or social nature, having a sectoral or horizontal nature. As a matter of fact, it is charged particularly of the following:
- To study and put forward an opinion on all the files proposed within the framework of governmental work (IMC, RMC, MC....) and this, in collaboration with the concerned structures of the Prime Minister or the Secretary General of the Government.
- To put forward an opinion on the minutes or decisions emanating from these councils.
- To study and deliver an opinion on all the issues submitted by the Prime Minister or the Secretary General of the Government and having a sectoral nature
- To ensure, under the authority of the Secretary General of the Government, the permanent secretariat of the investments higher commission (IHC) created by decree 93-2542 dated 27 December 1993,
- To coordinate and collaborate with the Directorate General of privatization, for the preparation and the follow-up of works of the commission of rehabilitation and restructuring of the Enterprises with public participations (CRREPP) chaired by the Prime Minister, (establishment of the agenda and minutes of the meetings before submitting them to the Prime Minister for signature).
- To represent the Prime Ministry or the Secretariat General of the Government within the different commissions which they are punctual or permanent and to take part in different works and demonstrations in relation with the field of the directorate activity.
The Directorate General since 2006 is directed by a director general and counts 4 directors, 3 Heads of department, 2 secretaries and 1 reception agent. The distribution of work within the Directorate General is sectoral.
The current Rate of supervision is at 73% and the female presence is at 64%.