In line with its Vision and Goals, the Department carries out the following functions:

  • Population policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Demographic statistics and analysis
  • Mainstreaming population factor in development planning process
  • Provision of family welfare services including family planning and general medical care
  • Coordination with federal government, international agencies, NGOs and donors
  • Procurement and distribution of contraceptives
  • Conduct need based training to Program and Non Program Personnel.
  • Information, education and communication services
  • Promotion of population planning activities through private and other public sector institutions