The core mandate of the Planning Research and Statistics department is to make available, timely, accurate and up to date data or information and the development of discreet analytical decision, packages which will aid for sound executor policies. The department is responsible for both short and long term planning, and coordination of researches. It also has the mandate to collaborate with organisations outside the commission, and participate in areas of training and workshops for commission. The schedule of the departrment also includes the following specific outputs:
a. General planning, preparation of annual calendars of activities.
b. Establishing and maintaining a data bank.
c. serving as information hub on statistic surveys to guide award of contracts.
d. annual production of year book.