The Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology, (MSET) was created in March 2016. MSET has portfolio responsibility for sixteen (16) agencies and departments spanning the country’s science, energy and technology, sectors.
This Ministry forms a critical arm of Jamaica’s Central Government.
The key functions of the Ministry are to:
Provide the policy framework and strategic direction for the operations of Divisions, Agencies and Departments.
Collaborate on the promulgation and amendment of legislation and regulations which guide the operations of its Agencies and Departments.
Set priorities and allocate financial and other resources, as appropriate.