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Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation is the government ministry of Myanmar, founded by the combination of Ministry of Mines and Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Fores...

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation is the government ministry of Myanmar, founded by the combination of Ministry of Mines and Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry by President Htin Kyaw.

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  2.   Monday, 26 February 2018

Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement

  In 1945, before Myamar gained its independence , the supervisory office of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation was established to conduct the activities of social welfare and natural disaster preve...

 

In 1945, before Myamar gained its independence , the supervisory office of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation was established to conduct the activities of social welfare and natural disaster prevention. Lately, after 1948, during the time of independence gained, the office was reorganized as the ministry of education, social welfare and resettlement. After that, the name of the office had changed as the ministry of education, relief and resettlement in 1952 and it had changed as the ministry of ethnic minority and relief and resettlement again in the same year to with the purpose of implementing the activities of natural disaster preparation, relief and resettlement and providing necesarry assistance. But in 1957, due to the political change, it had modied the name of the office as the ministry of Relief, Resettlement and National Reconciliation. In 1972, when the new administration took over, the office was reconstituted as Ministry of Social Welfare. At the beginning, there are two departments under the ministry as department of social welfare and department of relief and resettlement.

1992,the State Law and Order Restoration Council transformed the Ministry of Social Welfare into the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement with three departments including The Fire Services department under its Notification 14/92 dated 19-02-1992.

On 6th November 2012, the Department of Fire Services was transferred to the Ministry of Home Affairs due to the nature of work and to be in accord with the contemporary situations, and so there are only two departments left under this ministry---the Social Welfare Department and Relief and Resettlement Department.

There are 265 Officer and 2876 Staff(Total 3141) under the Ministry.According to the need of the civil servants, the Ministry increased the office in Division Region and Training school for two departments.On 2015 March 31, the Ministry has 620 Officer and 4314 Staff (total 4934) were present.

Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement have 620 officials, 4314 staffs and total 4934 with the extension of the organization set up for the development of administrative mechanism on 1st April 2015.

On 10th March 2016, Department of Social Welfare extended its organization set up and the Ministry have the officials were 624, staffs were 4632 and total was 5256.

Both of two departments, Department of Social Welfare and Relief and Resettlement Department were extended their organization set up on 6th July 2017.  So there were 1965 officials, 14614 staffs and the total was 16579.

On 31st January 2018, under the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Department of Rehabilitation was established with the staffs from the existing two departments. Moreover the name of Relief and Resettlement Department was changed to Disaster Management Department.

So the following are the current organization set up of Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement,

Objectives

To fulfill the social needs of the citizens of the Republic of Union of Myanmar and to conduct the Disaster Management activities in accordance with the international standards

 

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  2.   Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Myandawei Industrial Estate Company Limited (MIE)

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Myandawei Industrial Estate Company Limited (MIE) was established on April 9th, 2015 in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar under the joint investment by Thailand’s most well-known leading companies ...
Myandawei Industrial Estate Company Limited (MIE) was established on April 9th, 2015 in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar under the joint investment by Thailand’s most well-known leading companies on infrastructure construction and industrial estate development expertise. The joint venture company (MIE) comprise:
  • Italian-Thai Development Public Company Limited (ITD) and
  • Rojana Industrial Park Public Company Limited (ROJANA)

ITD possess long-term experiences of construction, the completion of more than 1,500 projects such as Suvarnbhumi International Airport, LaemChabang Ports and Map Ta Phut Port and Industrial Estates, and a long outstanding track record of civil works and project development. The company is Thailand’s No.1 contractor of infrastructure for over 50 years.

ROJANA has a reputation in developing the designed full fledge industrial parks in Thailand, accompanying with quality services and professional management such as those in Industrial Park in Ayutthaya, Rayong, and Prachinburi.

MIE is to develop the Dawei Industrial Estate and related Infrastructure and Utilities, together with Township under the synergy of the professional management team and the specialized advisors.
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  2.   Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Myanma Port Authority (MPA)

The MPA is a government agency under the authority of Ministry of Transport and Communications - with the responsibility to regulate and administer the coastal ports. MPA is solely responsible for por...

The MPA is a government agency under the authority of Ministry of Transport and Communications - with the responsibility to regulate and administer the coastal ports. MPA is solely responsible for port planning under the direction of MOTC. System of fund-raising for port development are : (1) 100 % National investment (2) 100% Investment under Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basic by foreign and/or local investors (3) Joint-Venture between MPA and foreign and/or local investors (4) Grant aids or soft loan financed by international financial institute.

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  2.   Thursday, 14 September 2017

Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business

The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business is an initiative to encourage responsible business activities throughout Myanmar. The Centre is a joint initiative of the Institute for Human Rights and Bus...

The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business is an initiative to encourage responsible business activities throughout Myanmar. The Centre is a joint initiative of the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) and the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR). Based in Yangon, it aims to provide a trusted, impartial forum for dialogue, seminars, and briefings to relevant parties as well as access to international expertise and tools. The Centre facilitates dialogue and processes aimed at building national and local capacity and partnerships on business and human rights related issues. MCRB has also undertaken research and published sector-wide impact assessments on the oil and gas, tourism, and information and communications technologies (ICT) sectors.

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  2.   Thursday, 02 November 2017

Myanmar Engineering Council (MEC)

Myanmar Engineering Council is to hold dominant the safety, health and welfare of the public. It is located in Lawmadaw, Yangon and their vision is driven by qualified Myanmar engineers, graduate tech...

Myanmar Engineering Council is to hold dominant the safety, health and welfare of the public. It is located in Lawmadaw, Yangon and their vision is driven by qualified Myanmar engineers, graduate technicians and technicians. There are keys person in Myanmar Engineering Council: Dr. Charlie Than who received his Doctorate in the field of Marine Technology with distinguished Public services including twenty-six years’ experience in the field of inland water transport, shipbuilding, shallow draft Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, Dr. Cho Win Maw who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Rangoon Institute of Technology in March 1977. He joined the Ministry of Industry in 1978 as an assistant engineer at the chemical plant, the Sittaung paper mill and U Khin Maung Sai who is an alumnus of university of Missouri at Rolla, USA and hold MSCE post graduate Civil Engineering Master Degree since year 1989.

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  2.   Thursday, 14 September 2017

Myanmar Engineering Society (MES)

MES is a professional civil society established with the aim of enabling engineers and architects to participate with their utmost capability, using their expertise for the development of architecture...

MES is a professional civil society established with the aim of enabling engineers and architects to participate with their utmost capability, using their expertise for the development of architecture as the base and all-round development of other sectors of economy as well. MES provides services by conducting many technical seminars and training courses to develop the capacity of engineers, technicians and skilled workers. MES participates in the work of various organizations of national or regional level to assist with technical advice and capacity building. It also cooperates with many regional and international organizations.

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  2.   Thursday, 28 September 2017

Myanmar Environment Institute (MEI)

MEI is a non-governmental organization that emphasizes on integrated approach for students committed to studying and solving environmental issues. It holds a certificate course for Environmental Scien...

MEI is a non-governmental organization that emphasizes on integrated approach for students committed to studying and solving environmental issues. It holds a certificate course for Environmental Science and Management every year which offers three-month compulsory core module course in environmental studies.

MEI has also signed the MOU with the Geography Institute of Cologne University, Germany to establish a path for young Myanmar graduate students to continue their education for "International Master Degree for Environmental Science" and so on.

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  2.   Thursday, 28 September 2017

Myanmar Industrial Port

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Myanmar Industrial Port (MIP) Container Terminal and Inland Container Depot of Myanmar Annawa Swan-er-shin Group (S) Co Ltd (MAS) was formally opened on 4th January 2003. This national, privately-own...

Myanmar Industrial Port (MIP) Container Terminal and Inland Container Depot of Myanmar Annawa Swan-er-shin Group (S) Co Ltd (MAS) was formally opened on 4th January 2003.

This national, privately-owned port was founded with the guidance and assistance of the Head of State. The ministry had permitted private entrepreneurs to undertake port services in cooperation with local and foreign investors, as long as the services are in accord with the Myanmar Investment Law. MIP was built with MAS as the sole investor, with MAS funding and overseeing the port construction and operations 100%.

MIP's main business is the handling of containers and other port services on an international level. It has been incredibly successful at what it does; expanding tremendously in just over a decade. It has also diversified and expanded its portfolio with many new ventures and assets.

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  2.   Thursday, 11 January 2018

Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development (MIID)

MIID is a non-profit institute based in Yangon, Myanmar. They work in collaboration with government, communities, local CSOs/NGOs, international organizations, and technical specialists to strengthen ...

MIID is a non-profit institute based in Yangon, Myanmar. They work in collaboration with government, communities, local CSOs/NGOs, international organizations, and technical specialists to strengthen capacities, governance processes, knowledge bases, and intervention models for integrated development. Their aim is to promote participation and inclusion of ethnic communities in Myanmar’s economic, social and political transition by supporting a people-centered and sustainable approach to economic and social development.

International partners of MIID are: Cornell University (New York), DANIDA, GIZ, International Centre for Environmental Management (ICEM), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT), OXFAM, UNICEF, WFP, and Winrock International.

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  2.   Thursday, 28 September 2017

Myanmar Maritime University (MMU)

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MMU is one of the most selective universities in Myanmar as many of its students find job opportunities abroad. It is located in Thanlyin in the outskirts of Yangon and is the premier university of ma...

MMU is one of the most selective universities in Myanmar as many of its students find job opportunities abroad. It is located in Thanlyin in the outskirts of Yangon and is the premier university of maritime education in Myanmar. It offers 6-year bachelor's degree programs and two-year post-graduate diplomas in various marine and naval disciplines. In 2007, the school had about 1,800 graduate students, pursuing international STCW-95-standards compliant maritime education. The minimum entrance mark is 491 out of 600 in 2010.

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  2.   Thursday, 14 September 2017

Myanmar Water Community of Practice

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The Myanmar Water CoP stimulates peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and learning between local and international water experts and empowers local ownership. It becomes a Body of Knowledge and - as a coll...

The Myanmar Water CoP stimulates peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and learning between local and international water experts and empowers local ownership. It becomes a Body of Knowledge and - as a collective - will act as a Facilitator and Connector to help water experts to be part of the process.

The CoP provides a connection between existing groups and provides a key place for water issues related matters to be considered, discussed and resolved.

Key functions of the CoP are:

  • Sharing information on specific water management issue through expert meetings and seminars
  • Providing commentary and critique on key water programs in Myanmar such as flooding and river transport
  • Influence decision makers and identify critical gaps and opportunities
  • Elevate the issue of specific water challenges into a broader planning context

As the Myanmar Water CoP is driven by local ownership, it focuses on the water challenges as presented by the local experts. This offers a unique and valuable insight into the issues that really matter to people locally, who owns them, what approaches are considered, how these are prioritised, etc. International experts participate at the invitation of the local hosts.

 

 

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Myanmar Water Partnership (MmWP)

Myanmar Water Partnership (MmWP) is one of the Country Water Partnerships (CWP) of the GWP Network. It is one of the country members of the Global Water Partnership - South East Asia (GWP-SEA). It lia...

Myanmar Water Partnership (MmWP) is one of the Country Water Partnerships (CWP) of the GWP Network. It is one of the country members of the Global Water Partnership - South East Asia (GWP-SEA). It liaises with its partner organisations composed of governmental departments, agencies, services, academic and research institutions, business, social entities, professional associations, NGOs and water users in the water sector and its related management areas. It is made up of all GWP partners in Myanmar and who abide by the GWP network principles and values. The principal objective of MmWP is to promote the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approach in Myanmar so as to ensure the sustainable management of water resources.

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  2.   Wednesday, 01 November 2017

Myanmar-Netherlands Water Roadmap

  1.   Water Hub
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The Dutch water sector in Myanmar collaborates under the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Roadmap 2017-2018 program, providing a comprehensive and integrated framework of activities that aims to further deve...

The Dutch water sector in Myanmar collaborates under the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Roadmap 2017-2018 program, providing a comprehensive and integrated framework of activities that aims to further develop the bileteral water partnership through knowledge sharing, education and training.

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  2.   Monday, 27 November 2017

Myint & Associates Offshore Supply Base (M&AOSB) Limited

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Myint & Associates Offshore Supply Base Ltd. ( M&AOSB ) is a subsidiary of Myint & Associates Co. Ltd and a member of the MPRL E&P Group of Companies. It is the first privately owned M...

Myint & Associates Offshore Supply Base Ltd. ( M&AOSB ) is a subsidiary of Myint & Associates Co. Ltd and a member of the MPRL E&P Group of Companies. It is the first privately owned Myanmar company to conduct business as a service contractor in the oil & gas sector of Myanmar since 1989. Since its foundation, M&AOSB has proven itself to be a leading service provider and a specialist service contractor for a broad range of services specifically tailored for international oil companies and their main contractors operating in Myanmar. M&AOSB is developing a worldclass offshore supply base in Nga Yoke Kaung.

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  2.   Monday, 06 November 2017

National Engineering & Planning Services (NEPS)

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NEPS is a private company incorporated in Myanmar since 1998 specializing in planning, design, construction and engineering consultancy. NEPS offers professional services in the following fields from ...

NEPS is a private company incorporated in Myanmar since 1998 specializing in planning, design, construction and engineering consultancy. NEPS offers professional services in the following fields from the identification or prefeasibility stages through final design to construction and commissioning: Irrigation and water management, Drainage and flood control, Water supply and treatment plant, Hydraulic structures, Hydropower and water resources development, Hydrological studies, Soil investigations and foundation treatment, Roads and rural infrastructures ( including bridge and jetty ), Industrial and residential buildings, Pile and pile foundation design, Surveying, land-subdivision and landscaping, Environmental and social impact assessment of infrastructure development project.

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  2.   Thursday, 28 September 2017

National Water Resources Committee (NWRC)

The committee will draw up and implement an integrated water management system, and develop a national integrated water management strategy, a national water resources policy, a water framework direct...

The committee will draw up and implement an integrated water management system, and develop a national integrated water management strategy, a national water resources policy, a water framework directive and a water law. It is seek ways to earn revenue by utilizing water resources, set up a water resources decision support system and databank, promote international collaboration on water sectors and establish a water resources trust fund.

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  2.   Thursday, 14 September 2017

Neighboring Countries Economic Development Cooperation Agency (NEDA)

Thai public organization that cooperates with the neighboring countries in economic and social development to expand trade and investment opportunities among Thailand and its neighboring countries. Re...

Thai public organization that cooperates with the neighboring countries in economic and social development to expand trade and investment opportunities among Thailand and its neighboring countries. Regarding the future direction, NEDA will promote the project to develop the special economic zone in Dawei, Myanmar, which will link the production network/value chains in the region and will help expand ASEAN trade to South Asia and the West. NEDA is also in partner with ADB and JICA.

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Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO)

The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO), called Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. in Dutch, is a bilateral private-sector development bank based in the Hag...

The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO), called Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. in Dutch, is a bilateral private-sector development bank based in the Hague, the Netherlands. It is licensed as a bank, under the supervision of the Dutch Central Bank.

Our role extends beyond financing, as we help businesses to operate and grow transparently in an environmentally and socially responsible manner. We do so by investing time, capacity and resources in further understanding how their business and industry – and thus our financing – affect the welfare of local people and the surrounding environment.

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  2.   Wednesday, 11 October 2017

New Yangon Development Company Limited (NYDC)

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The New Yangon Development Company Limited (NYDC) is an entity incorporated under the Special Companies Act and was established to undertake the development of the New Yangon City. NYDC is 100% owned...

The New Yangon Development Company Limited (NYDC) is an entity incorporated under the Special Companies Act and was established to undertake the development of the New Yangon City.

NYDC is 100% owned by the Yangon Regional Government and tasked to develop 20,000 acres of land west of central Yangon across from Kyeemyindaing as a Phase I into an urban industrial district that will initiate creation of 2 million jobs.

The vision of New Yangon City is to be a safe, smart and clean city that will serve as an example of efficiency, integrity and accountability.

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