Technical Committees

Technical Committees comprising representatives of Member States are responsible for the implementation, coordination and monitoring of the programmes in their respective areas of cooperation.


In addition to determining the pontential and the scope of regional cooperation in agreed areas, Technical Committees are involved in formulation of programmes and preparation of projects. They also coordinate the implementaion of sectoral programmes and assess the implementation regularly. The following Technical Committees work on their respective areas to provide support to SAARC activities:

Technical Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

Technical Committee on Health and Population Activities

Technical Committee on Women, Youth and Children

Technical Committee on Science and Technology

Technical Committee on Transport

Technical Committee on Environment