1. To develop and facilitate implementation of sectoral and multi-sectoral strategies for mobilisation and utilization of resources for economic empowerment activities;
  2. To encourage and promote savings, investment and meaningful participation of citizens in economic activities;
  3. To operationalise, manage, administer and identify sources of funds for a citizens loan/guarantor fund;
  4. To facilitate and coordinate empowerment and entrepreneurship training programmes for various groups of citizens depending on their needs and challenges;
  5. To collaborate with various institutions and organizations for the purpose of promoting empowerment and access to services relating to economic opportunities;
  6. To promote research on economic activities and foster linkages with research institutions;
  7. To develop an effective mechanism for monitoring the progress of economic empowerment activities and establish an empowerment information management system;
  8. To perform any other functions as may be directed by the Council/or the Government