Over sees the the internal affair of the state; its territories, dominions, states, autonomous associations of various degrees, and other entities regardless of depth and breath belonging or pertaining to the nation.
The Department is primary catalyst for excellence in local governance that nurtures self-reliant, progressive, orderly, safe and globally competitive communities sustained by Godly and knowledgeable citizenry.
The Department shall promote peace and order, ensure public safety, and strengthen capability of local government units through active people participation and a professionalized corps of civil servants.
Peaceful, safe, self-reliant and development-dominated communities; Improve performance of local governments in governance, administration, social and economic development and environmental management;
Enhance local government unit capacities to improve their performance and enable them to effectively and efficiently deliver services to their constituents. Continue to initiate policy reforms in support of local autonomy