Publication of FOAT V. (2011) Results & Allocation (DDF & UDG)

THE DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT FACILITY (DDF) GRANTS AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT GRANT (UDG) ALLOCATIONS TO METROPOLITAN, MUNICIPAL AND DISTRICT ASSEMBLIES (MMDAs) BASED UPON THE FOAT V (2011) ASSESSMENT The tables below give the DDF and UDG allocations to each MMDAs and MMAs respectively based upon their performance in the fifth assessment implemented by Ministry of Local Government […]

Working Visit to Brong Ahafo and Ashanti Regions by Head of Service

Dr. Callistus Mahama’s (Head of Service) recently paid a working visit to fifteen (15) Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Brong Ahafo and Ashanti regions. The objectives were to obtain from the primary source the practical implementation of the legislative Instrument (LI) 1961 on the ground. Particular attention was paid to the setting […]

9th Batch of Postings Released

The Ninth Batch of Posting of Officers to the Various Regions has been released. Newly recruited Officers are entreated to Report to the Regional Coordinating Council of the Region being posted to. LIST OF OFFICERS POSTED TO THE VARIOUS REGIONS: IX ADMINISTRATIVE CLASS NAMES OF OFFICERS REGIONS EUNICE OFOSU ASANTEWAA AR JACOB AMEAH BA ASAFOH […]

Service Delivery Standards Guidelines

Introduction  Since 1983, in Ghana, institutional reforms towards decentralization at the district-level were promoted. The Local Government Service is the newest and largest Public Service organization in the country with a mandate to lead the process of administrative decentralization. The decentralization process at the Local Government Service was initiated to ensure that the public service […]

Written Examinations for Graduate Entry into the Local Government Service

The Local Government Service Secretariat is organizing written examinations for University Graduates who have applied to enter the Local Government Service (LGS) of Ghana to pursue various careers.  This is to ensure fair and transparent selection of high caliber staff into the Service to facilitate the achievement of its vision for Ghana.     All University […]

Ghana Policy Fair 2012

Watch out for the Local Government Service at the 3rd Ghana Policy Fair to be held at the International Conference Centre from Monday 16th to 21st of April, 2012  At the Local Government Service stand: you will be informed on the progress of the Service since its inaugural Lectures on LI 1961, the symbolic transfer of staff […]

TENDER-Supply, delivery and installation of office equipment

Supply, delivery and installation of office equipment (computers and accessories, photocopiers and scanners and other minor equipment) for the local government service secretariat (LGSS) and the setting up of 50 human resource management units in selected metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) of Ghana. Tenderers will be required to deliver (transport) a set of equipment […]

Lecture on L. I. 1961 and its effects on Decentralization

With the passage of the L.I. 1961 which details the establishment of the Departments of the District Assemblies and merger of agencies within some MDAs, there is the need to create awareness and inform other stakeholders in the decentralization process on the effect of the L.I. The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in […]