· Formulating strategy for industrial and mining development.
· Determining the overall policies, plans and measures for the industrial and mining sector.
· Supervising the industrial and mining activities and directing and supporting them.
· Planning for improvement of efficiency and productivity in the industrial and mining sector.
· Formulating and determining the policies related to the promotion of export of industrial and mining products and technical and engineering services within the export policies of the country.
· Formulating the necessary policies for quantitative development and qualitative improvement of rural handicraft and following up for the purpose of their protection.
· Supporting the activities related to the improvement of management and manpower productivity and development of entrepreneurship in the industrial and mining sector.
· Issuing license for establishment and operation of industrial and mining production units with the observance of environmental regulations.