Decent work, high quality, harmonious and product workforce.
To develop harmonious relations and skilled human resources in the labour market through enhancement of social justice and peace and technical and vocational training to ensure high quality, healthy and productive workforce and decent in Malawi.
The Ministry of Labour is mandated by goverment policies, legislation and internal conventions and practices. To achieve the mandates it executes the following services:
  • Labour services
  • Occupational safety and health services
  • Workers Compensation Services
  • Technical and Vocational Training
  • Trade Testing and Certification Services
  • Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Administration and Support Services
  • Research ,Statistics and Documentation Services
  • International Labour Organisation Conventions and Practices
  • Labour Market Information and Analysis Services
The Ministry of Labour is mandated by government policies, legislation and internal conventions and practices. The Strategic objectives are to:
To ensure effective implementation of the Ministry’s planned activities with the available resources in a transparent and accountable manner; To monitor and evaluate the performance of the labour market; To ensure the availability  of skilled labour for socio-economic development in the country; To support a healthy and safe working environment; To effectively address workers compensation issues and create an effective social security system for the labour force; and To address the needs of the vulnerable groups in the labour market.


The Deputy Minister of Labour Honorable Vera Kamtukule at a recent meeting with instructors from different technical colleges for Capacity Building for TEVET Assessor’s said Malawi needs relevant skilled labour force for it to move away from the pocket bracket. She said in order for the country to produce adequate and relevant workforce there is need to have assessment system that answer to the industry demands.
Honorable Vera Kamtukule at an official opening of capacity building of TEVET assessor’s in Blantyre.

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