The Economic Planning Department of the Ministry is saddled with following statutory functions:
– Preparation and implementation of Development Plans e.g Vision 20:2020 and Medium Term Plan,
– Preparation of Infrastructural Master Plan and Present Economic Growth Plan
– Preparation of Capital Budgets
– Liaise with States, National Budget and Planning Ministry on behalf of the Sokoto State Government on matters relating to development planning.
– Coordination of State Food and Nutrition Programme.