Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth
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.
|Formed||1 November 2012|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Singapore|
|Headquarters||Old Hill Street Police Station, 140 Hill Street, #01-01A, Singapore 179369|
|Employees||4,939 (FY2015 estimate) |
|Annual budget||$2.71 billion SGD (FY2015 estimate)|
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 goalsEdit
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.
- "Head I: Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports" (PDF). Budget 2011: Revenue and Expenditure Estimates. Singapore Budget. February 2015. Retrieved 21 December 2015.