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Interim Work Arrangements: Ministry of Planning & Development


Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago





The Ministry of Planning and Development, is taking measures to continue safeguarding citizens and employees against the current COVID-19 threat. The following interim measures are being implemented in all of our offices and departments across Trinidad and Tobago, and stakeholders as well as the general public are advised to take note:

  • Rotating staff schedules, shift systems and teleworking arrangements. Please visit the Ministry’s website at the following links to access the arrangements for the Town & Country Planning Division and the EMA:
  • The Central Statistical Office has suspended all face to face and door to door surveys until further notice.
  • If it is absolutely necessary for members of the public to visit us or meet any of our Divisions, please make contact first via the following:



Environmental Policy Planning Division/Green Fund

225 3395 / 225 3313

All Departments in the Eric Williams Finance Building: Office of the PS & Deputy PSs; Office of the Minister; General Admin.; TCPD North (exts. 2160/2165);

612 3000

Accounts and HR

627 0065/3823 or 623 8173

Waterfront, level 17 Tower D, SEPP, PPRD, NTU

623 5003

Technical Cooperation Unit (TCU) level 22, Nicholas Tower

225 4700

The Ministry of Planning & Development is working to ensure that all essential services are maintained, we must also take the actions necessary in keeping with social distancing policies of the Ministry of Health to reduce, or eliminate, the spread of COVID-19.

Members of the Public are reminded that for their own personal safety and for the safety of the staff of the Ministry, that they should practise proper hygiene and avoid contact with employees if experiencing any symptoms of illness.

We thank you for your understanding and working with us as we seek the best solutions for public safety and the safety of our staff while continuing to serve the public.