Chief Officer

Mission

To harness the hardworking culture of the people of Nyeri and unlock their potential to achieve the highest standard of political, social and economic life by creating an enabling environment that promotes sustainable develoment.

Vision

A prosperous people in a secure, healthy environment, with a high quality of life.

Core Values

  • Patriotism
  • Professionalism
  • Inclusivity
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Accountability

Directorate’s Functions

Trade, Investment, Markets and Industry

  • Develop wholesale and Retail Markets
  • Provide affordable financing
  • Providing business linkages
  • Market management
  • Investment promotion and facilitation
  • Training on product development
  • Training on Financial Leveraging
  • Business Advisory training
  • Marketing and exposure Programs through trade shows and exhibition
  • Allocation of Trading places in County Public Markets.

Weights and Measures Unit

  • Promote uniformity of all measurements in trade and maintenance of physical standards of weights and measures, which are nationally and internationally recognized.
  • Control of accuracy and manner of use of weighing and measuring equipment in use for trade.
  • Promote the consumer against the false trade description of goods and services in terms of quantity, quality, price, and composition, fitness for purpose, place or date of manufacture or such other practices as it is laid down in Trade Description Act Cap 505.
  • Regulate the sale, manufacturing and repair of weighing and measuring equipment for trade use

Service Charter

TRADE AND INDUSTRALIZATION
NO. SERVICE(S) WE OFFER REQUIREMENT USER CHARGE (KSH.) RESPONSIBLE OFFICE/STAFF TIME FRAME(Within)
1 loan application forms Request for Service Free Receptionist 10 minutes
2 Processing and issuing of loans All required documents Free Secretariat 1 month
3 Capacity building of successful loan applicants Communication of loan approval Free Secretariat Within two weeks after loans approvals
6 Complains made to the Directorate Written Complains Free Trade officers 7 days
7 investigations on complains Written request/complain Free Trade officers 7 days
8 Business advisory and counselling services Request for Service Free Trade officers 30 minutes
9 Trainings of traders Request for Service Free Trade officers 7 days
WEIGHT & MEASURES UNIT
NO. SERVICE(S) WE OFFER REQUIREMENT USER CHARGE (KSH.) RESPONSIBLE OFFICE/STAFF TIME FRAME(Within)
1. Verification and stamping of a weight Submit the weight Kshs. 40 Inspector Weights & measures 2 minutes
2. Verification and stamping of a measure Submit the measuring equipment Kshs. 100 – 200 Inspector Weights & measures 5 minutes
3. Verification and stamping of a weighing scale Submit the weighing scale Kshs. 200- 2,000 Inspector Weights & measures 10 minutes
4. Verification and stamping of a weighbridge Apply for submission Kshs. 15,000- 30,000 Inspector Weights & measures 3 days
5. Calibration and stamping of a fuel dispensing pump Apply for submission Kshs. 800-1,600 Inspector Weights & measures 3 days
6. Inspection of Trade premise Cooperation with the officers Free Inspector Weights & measures impromptu
7. Complaint on unfair trade practices Register the complaint in the complaint register Free Inspector Weights & measures 3 days
8. Investigations on complaints Written request/complaint Free Inspector Weights & Measures 7 days

 

Contacts and Social Media Handles

Phone No.: 0207840588

Email: Nyericountytrade@gmail.com

Website: http://www.nyeri.go.ke/

Address: 1112-10100, Nyeri

Facebook: Department of Trade, Tourism, Culture and Co-operatives, Nyeri County

Office Location: Opposite Nyeri Golf Club