The Ministry has responsibility for its mandate on the provision of supportive services for the Provincial sector and the Local Government sector governance and development. Its work covers the full spectrum of provincial sector and local government sector management and development. Under the Mahinda Chinthanaya “Idiri Dekma” or vision for the future 2010, the updated version of the original 2005, the Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils has made significant strides in development and effective governance in the Provincial Councils and Local Authorities.