Planning, Research And Statistics Directorate

The functions of the Planning and Statistics Directorate are :

  • Undertake and coordinate research programmes on the storage, adulteration, distribution and rational use of food, drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, chemicals, detergents, drinks and bottled and packaged water.
  • Compile and publish relevant data resulting from performance of functions of the Agency.
  • Sponsor such National and International Conferences as it may consider appropriate.
  • Liaise with relevant establishments within and outside Nigeria in pursuance of the functions of the agency.
  • Develop work plan for the Agency.
  • Monitor and evaluate programmes, projects and implementation of work plan.
  • Manpower training and development including workshops, conferences and seminars.
  • Providing secretariat for senior / top management meetings, evaluation and appraisal of documents, correspondence to maintain good image of the Agency.
  • Establishment and operation of data bank and computer services/assistance to other directorates.
  • Keep records of approved development plans, projects and budgets of the Agency and their execution time schedule where specified.
  • Preparation of annual budgets and rolling plans in collaboration with Administration and finance directorate.
  • Attending trade fairs at National and International Levels in liaison with the Public Relations Unit to project the image of the Agency.
  • Coordinate Pharmacy Internship and Industrial Attachment Training programmes for the Agency.
  • Coordinates the Agency’s overseas cGMP inspections.