Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

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Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (Singapore) Logo.jpg
Agency overview
Formed 1 November 2012
Preceding agency
Jurisdiction Government of Singapore
Headquarters Old Hill Street Police Station, 140 Hill Street, #01-01A, Singapore 179369
Employees 4,939 (FY2015 estimate) [1]
Annual budget Increase$2.71 billion SGD (FY2015 estimate)[1]
Ministers responsible
Agency executives
  • Yeoh Chee Yan, Permanent Secretary
  • Rosa Daniel, Deputy Secretary (Culture)
  • Ang Hak Seng, Deputy Secretary
  • Philip Ong, Deputy Secretary (Community, Youth and Sports)
Child agencies
Website www.mccy.gov.sg

The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (Abbreviation: MCCY; Malay: Kementerian Kebudayaan, Masyarakat dan Belia; Chinese: 文化、社区及青年部 ; Tamil: கலாசார, சமூக, இளையர்துறை அமைச்சு) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore tasked, from the government's point of view, to "inspire Singaporeans through the arts and sports, strengthen community bonds, and promote volunteerism and philanthropy" in Singapore.

On 31 July 2012, it was announced that Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) would be restructured to become the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). Several portfolios, such as Youth Development and Sports has been shifted to MCCY on 1 November 2012.

Agenda and goals[edit]

MCCY seeks to inspire Singaporeans through the arts and sports, deepen a sense of identity and belonging to the nation, strengthen community bonds, engage youths and promote volunteerism and philanthropy, to build a gracious and caring society that Singaporeans will be proud to call home.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Head I: Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports" (PDF). Budget 2011: Revenue and Expenditure Estimates. Singapore Budget. February 2015. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 

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