National Development Council (Taiwan)

The National Development Council (NDC; Chinese: 國家發展委員會; pinyin: Guójiā Fāzhǎn Wěiyuánhuì; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Kok-ka Hoat-tián Úi-oân-hōe) is the policy-planning agency of the Executive Yuan of Taiwan.

National Development Council
Guójiā Fāzhǎn Wěiyuánhuì (Mandarin)
Koet-kâ Fat-chán Vî-yèn-fi (Hakka)
ROC National Development Council Emblem.svg
National Development Council office building 20140726.jpg
Agency overview
Formed22 January 2014
Preceding agency
HeadquartersZhongzheng, Taipei
Ministers responsible
Parent agencyExecutive Yuan


NDC was formed on 22 January 2014 after the merging of Council for Economic Planning and Development, Research, Development and Evaluation Commission, part of the Public Construction Commission and part of the Data Management Processing Center of the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics.[1][2][3]

Organizational structureEdit

  • Department of Overall Planning
  • Department of Economic Development
  • Department of Social Development
  • Department of Industrial Development
  • Department of Human Resource Development
  • Department of National Spatial Planning and Development
  • Department of Supervision and Evaluation
  • Department of Information Management
  • Regulatory Reform Center
  • Secretariat
  • Personnel Office
  • Civil Service Ethics Office
  • Budget, Accounting and Statistics Office[4]

List of MinistersEdit

  Kuomintang   Non-partisan/ unknown

Name Term of Office Days Party Premier
1 Kuan Chung-ming (管中閔) 22 January 2014 4 February 2015 378 Kuomintang Jiang Yi-huah
Mao Chi-kuo
2 Woody Duh (杜紫軍) 4 February 2015 31 January 2016 361 Independent Mao Chi-kuo
3 Lin Chu-chia (林祖嘉) 1 February 2016 19 May 2016 108 Independent Chang San-cheng
4 Chen Tain-jy (陳添枝) 20 May 2016 7 September 2017 475 Lin Chuan
5 Chen Mei-ling (陳美伶) 8 September 2017 19 May 2020 984 William Lai
Su Tseng-chang II
6 Kung Ming-hsin (龔明鑫) 20 May 2020 Incumbent 293 Su Tseng-chang II

Transportation and accessEdit

The council building is accessible within walking distance West from NTU Hospital Station of the Taipei Metro.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "NDC-Archives of CEPD and RDEC". 2014-01-22. Archived from the original on 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2014-04-22.
  2. ^ "National Development Council is officially inaugurated". YouTube. 2014-01-23. Retrieved 2014-04-22.
  3. ^ "National Development Council inaugurated(Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan)-Policies & Programs)". Retrieved 2014-04-22.
  4. ^