National organizations

Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan

mgov.kz

Mission: create favorable conditions that will enable higher competitiveness of agro-industry and sustainable development of water, fishery, forestry, and hunting sectors through effective formulation, coordination, and implementation of public policy.

The key responsibilities of the Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture include:

  • formulation of national agrarian policy, strategies, state programs and projects in controlled areas;
  • establishment of a foundation for competitive agricultural production, ensuring of food security and emergency preparedness of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • information and advice support of the agro-industry;
  • intersectoral coordination and governance in controlled areas;
  • organizational supervision over activities of public bodies that fall under their sphere of authority;
  • preservation of biodiversity;
  • governance and intersectoral coordination for implementation of national policies on water, forests, wildlife and nature conservation area;
  • enhancement of legislation on water, forests, wildlife and nature conservation areas;
  • improvement of the system of national water, forest, wildlife, and nature conservation area governance;
  • development of international cooperation in water, forest, wildlife, and nature conservation areas;
  • state supervision over water, forest, wildlife, and nature conservation areas;
  • other tasks to be solved by the Ministry under their sphere of authority.

Committee for Water Resources

www.cwr.kz

The Committee for Water Resources is a branch of the Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture that is responsible for implementation and control in the area of water resources use and protection.

The key tasks of the Committee:

  • coordination of implementation of national water management policy;
  • state control over water management.

Republican State Organization “Nura-Saryssu Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection”

The Republican State Organization “Nura-Saryssu Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection” is a regional agency of the Kazakh Committee for Water Resources. It performs executing and supervision functions for regulation of water use and protection of the national water fund within the scope of its competence. The inspection has its divisions or representatives in Karaganda, Akmola, Kyzylorda and South-Kazakhstan provinces.

Republican State Organization “Zhayik-Kaspiy Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection”

The Republican State Organization “Zhayik-Kaspiy Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection” is a regional agency of the Kazakh Committee for Water Resources. It performs executing and supervision functions for regulation of water use and protection of the national water fund within the scope of its competence. The inspection has its divisions in Atirou, Aktyubinsk, West-Kazakhstan and Mangistou provinces.

Republican State Organization “Aralo-Syrdarya Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection”

The Republican State Organization “Aralo-Syrdarya Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection” is a regional agency of the Kazakh Committee for Water Resources. It performs executing and supervision functions for regulation of water use and protection of the national water fund within the scope of its competence. The inspection has its divisions in South-Kazakhstan and Kyzylorda provinces.

Republican State Organization “Balkash-Alakol’ Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection”

The Republican State Organization “Balkash-Alakol’ Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection” is a regional agency of the Kazakh Committee for Water Resources. It performs executing and supervision functions for regulation of water use and protection of the national water fund within the scope of its competence.

Republican State Organization “Yertis Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection”

The Republican State Organization “Yertis Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection” is a regional agency of the Kazakh Committee for Water Resources. It performs executing and supervision functions for regulation of water use and protection of the national water fund within the scope of its competence. The inspection has its divisions in East-Kazakhstan and Pavlodar provinces.

Republican State Organization “Yesil’ Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection”

The Republican State Organization “Yesil’ Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection” is a regional agency of the Kazakh Committee for Water Resources. It performs executing and supervision functions for regulation of water use and protection of the national water fund within the scope of its competence. The inspection has its divisions in Akmola and North-Kazakhstan provinces.

Republican State Organization “Tobol-Torgai Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection”

The Republican State Organization “Tobol-Torgai Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection” is a regional agency of the Kazakh Committee for Water Resources. It performs executing and supervision functions for regulation of water use and protection of the national water fund within the scope of its competence.

Republican State Organization “Shu-Talas Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection”

The Republican State Organization “Shu-Talas Basin Inspection for Water Use Regulation and Protection” is a regional agency of the Kazakh Committee for Water Resources. It performs executing and supervision functions for regulation of water use and protection of the national water fund within the scope of its competence.

Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

energo.gov.kz

Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the central republican executive body, which is responsible for formulation and implementation of the relevant national policy, governance in oil-and-gas and petrochemical industry, hydrocarbon fuel transportation, public regulation of oil production, gas production and supply, electric energy, coal mining, nuclear power engineering, environmental protection, control and supervision over natural resources use, solid waste management, renewables development, and green economy promotion.

Its mission is to develop fuel-energy production for higher competitiveness and national and energy security, meet growing economic needs for energy carriers, build scientific and technological capacities for better energy use, create conditions for environmental conservation, restoration, and improvement, and facilitate transition of the Republic to low-carbon and green economy to the benefits of the present and future generations.

Information and Analysis Center for Environmental Protection

www.iacoos.kz

The Information and Analysis Center for Environmental Protection at the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan is responsible for management of the state fund for environmental records and the state cadaster of natural resources.

The Center’s mission is to ensure information and analytical support for the higher body in planning and implementing actions for environmental protection and ensuring citizen’s right to good environment for life and health.

Republican State Enterprise “Kazhydromet”

www.kazhydromet.kz

The Republican State Enterprise “Kazhydromet” at the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan (RGP “Kazhydromet”) is responsible for environmental monitoring, and meteorological and hydrological monitoring, which is conducted through the state observation network.

The mission of RGP “Kazhydromet” is to collect reliable hydrometeorological information, improve quality of hydro- and agro-meteorological predictions and of information on environmental status, collect and integrate data received from the state observation network.

Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

economy.gov.kz

The Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan is a state executive body, which is responsible for governance in the following areas:

  • strategic planning, tax and budget policy, customs policy, public and government-backed lending and debt, public-private partnership, state investment projects, competition and anti-monopolistic activity, international economic and financial relations, including regulation of economic integration and trade, control of state assets, including improvement of the quality of corporate governance, development of public governance system, formulation of public policy in the area of public services, mobilization, migration, and state material assets reserve;
  • regional development, promotion and support of the private sector, architecture and building spheres, housing and public utilities; state regulation in the area of water supply and sanitation, power, heat, and gas supply to settlements, land resource management; geodetic and mapping activity;
  • competition and anti-monopolistic activity in the markets, control and regulation of activities related to public monopoly, as well as as part of intersectoral coordination and other executive, licensing and control functions;
  • regulation and control in the area of natural monopolies and in regulated markets, except for telecommunication and postal communication, based on the Kazakh law, and control and regulation of the activities of energy producers and suppliers according to the Kazakh law on electric energy;
  • state statistical activities;
  • protection of consumer’s rights, ensuring of sanitary-epidemiological well-being of population, control and supervision over observance of technical rules and regulations concerning products and services provided for consumers, as well as in relation to food safety during selling.

Committee for Construction, Housing, Utilities, and Land Management

kds.gov.kz



Republican State Enterprise “Scientific-Production Center for Land Cadaster”

kazlands.kz

The Republican State Enterprise with the right of economic management - “Scientific-Production Center for Land Cadaster” (RGP NPCzem) - reports to the Committee for Construction, Housing, Utilities, and Land Management at the Kazakh Ministry of National Economy.

Statistics Committee

stat.gov.kz

The Statistics Committee at the Kazakh Ministry of National Economy is an authorized body, which formulates and implements the national statistical policy and carries out program for statistics improvement in the Republic.

The main tasks of the Committee are as follows:

  • development of the statistical methodology;
  • statistical activities according to the principles of government statistics;
  • meeting of the demands of the society, government, and international community for official statistics.

Agency for Land Resources Management in the Republic of Kazakhstan

www.auzr.kz

The Agency for Land Resources Management is the central authority, which is not a member of the government. It fulfills the governance functions in the area of land management, geodetic and mapping activity, as well as ensures intersectoral coordination and other specific executive and licensing functions as required by the law.

The key tasks of the Agency are as follows:

  • participation in formulation and implementation of the national policy on land management and in geodetic and mapping activities;
  • intersectoral coordination in the area of land management;
  • other tasks assigned to the Agency within the scope of its jurisdiction.


Joint-Stock Society “Kazakh Company for Electrical Grid Management” - KEGOC

www.kegoc.kz

The Company’s mission is to ensure reliable functioning and effective development of the Kazakh electrical grid in line with the recent engineering, economic, and ecological requirements and the occupational safety and health protection standards.

Corporate Governance Code of Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company (KEGOC) Joint Stock Company

Committee of Geology and Subsurface Use at the Ministry for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan

geology.gov.kz

The Committee of Geology and Subsoil Use is a branch of the Ministry for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan that fulfills regulatory, executive, and supervision functions and takes part in fulfillment of strategic functions of the Ministry in the area of geological research, rational and integrated subsoil use, and government regulation of the subsoil use.

Responsibilities:

  • store, systematize, and generalize geological and other data on mineral resources;
  • maintain state water cadaster in terms of groundwater;
  • approve permissions on the use of drinking groundwater for the purposes other than drinking and domestic water supply in the areas with no surface water sources, but with an adequate supply of the drinking groundwater;
  • approve permissions for water-protection measures aiming at prevention from groundwater depletion;
  • approve the limits of the water use from the groundwater sources based on the basin schemes and the standards of the maximum permissible negative impact on the water sources;
  • approve terms for location, engineering, construction, reconstruction and setting into operation of the factories and other structures along water bodies, in water-protection zones and belts;
  • approve project documentation on drilling and other mining operations, projects of communication lines construction through the groundwater sources;
  • issue decisions on construction, reconstruction, operation, conservation and closing down of enterprises and other installations having an impact on conditions of the groundwater sources, as well as groundwater abstraction directly from the source in case of non-centralized water supply;
  • etc.