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Vision, Mission and Mandates

Authorities and functions according to Ministerial Regulation on the Organization of Department of Mineral Resources, B.E. 2560

  • Propose opinions for specifying area and making policies, plans, and measures on preservation, conservation, restoration, and management of geology, mineral resources, fossils, environmental geology, and geologic hazards.
  • Enforce the regulation on fossils protection, the regulation on minerals in involving parts, and relevant regulations.
  • Propose, revise, or amend laws, regulations, and measures on preservation, conservation, restoration, and management of geology, mineral resources, fossils, environmental geology, and geologic hazards including regulate, evaluate, monitor, and inspect such aspects to comply with the laws, regulations, and measures.
  • Survey, investigate, study, research, develop knowledge, provide information, disseminate knowledge, and corporate with international organization on geology, mineral resources, fossils, environmental geology, and geologic hazards.
  • Specify standard on geology, mineral resources, fossils, environmental geology, and geologic hazards including assembly, store, and preserve the national references on geology, mineral resources, and fossils.
  • Perform duties under the authorities and functions of the department according to the laws or the assignment of the minister or the carbinet.
Tasks:
preserve, conserve, restore, and manage on geology, mineral resources, fossils, environmental geology, and geologic hazards
Values:
M: Moral Principle
S: Specialist
S: Social Responsibility
U: Unity Spiritual

Core Competency of Organization:

Complete the mission beginning with preparing data and standards, supporting and suggesting the guidelines on mineral resources management, protecting fossils as well as monitoring the impact of geologic hazards and environment geology by experts and various and adequate equipment, tools, and technologies.

Budget:

The budget allocated from annual government statement of expenditure is 600 – 700 million Baht per year averagely.

Manpower:

Totally 735 persons consist of bureaucrat 417 persons, permanent employee 61 persons, and government officer 257 persons.

Improvement of achievements:

Evaluate achievements using KPI and PMQA

Essence of Strategy of Department of Mineral Resources 2020-2022 (B.E. 2563-2565)

Strategy No. 1:
Reform mineral resources management and instantly survey both terrestrial and marine minerals.
Strategy No. 2:
Mitigate impact from geologic hazards occurring from natural ana climate change.
Strategy No. 3:
Promote the conservation and management of geological sites and mineral resources.
Strategy No. 4:
Develop knowledge database and disseminate information to public

Vision:

“Be the reliable organization of Thais and government on geological knowledge and manage mineral resources leading the national security on mineral resources together with the balance of conservation and utilization and the good quality of life of the people.”

Missions:

  • Propose opinions for specifying area and making policies, plans, and measures on preservation, conservation, restoration, and management of geology, mineral resources, fossils, geological heritages, geological parks, environmental geology, and geologic hazards including develop the management mechanism participately.
  • Build the corporation and integration of working with both national and international network partners.
  • Promote ability of personnel, tools, and equipment, improve research system responding to the development including efficiently apply the digital technology on the management.
  • Propose, revise, or amend laws, regulations, and measures under the responsibility to be corresponded with the situation.

DMR

Department of
Mineral Resources

Department of Mineral Resources

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
75/10 Rama VI Road, Ratchatewi, Bangkok
10400
+66 2 621 9500
+66 2 354 2504
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