1. The Ministry has an overall responsibility of strategizing, promoting and  developing sustainable policies in relation to the resources by the state
  2. It  also assist in creating enabling environment for would be private investors who are willing to participate in the exploration and exploitation of minerals in katsina State as well as collate available data on minerals and their locations.
  3. The Ministry regulates sand dealing activities in the State with the issuance of operational permit to persons, corporation, partnership or body involved in sand dealing in the State as well as monitor any mining related project in the State especially sea dredging, land reclamation and quarrying in conjunction with other relevant government agencies.