Office of Sports and Recreation Development has a task relating to sports and recreation development to promote good health of people, which shall have the following authorities;
- Study, analyze, and research problems, and operation guideline in terms of sports and recreation in line with policy and strategic plan of the ministry.
- Prepare operation plan for sports and recreation in the part that is under its responsibility in line with policy and development plan for sports and recreation of the country.
- Prepare development plan for infrastructure quality and sports standard in education system, and of the people, and develop quality of infrastructure and recreation.
- Prepare development plan for sports science quality and standard.
- Perform action and coordinate in relation to supporting sports activities and recreation of organization and agencies of both state and private sectors.
- Perform action relating to education management and developing sports and recreation personnel.
- Monitor and evaluate performance in terms of sports and recreation development, and ,
- Perform other actions that the law prescribes to be the authorities of the Office of the Permanent Secretary, or as assigned by the ministry or the cabinet.