Organization of the Office of the Prime Minister
The Office of the Prime Minister is an important Central Administration Agency, of the same classification as the Ministries.
Its main responsability, according to the Act of State Administration Modification of 1991, is "to exercise the Prime Minister's Power to bring about the best result in Central Administration and in budgeting, as viewed appropriate in the Thai Laws"
It is divided, according to the Act of State Administration Modification of 1991, into twenty-nine agencies. Thirteen agencies report directly to the Prime Minister. They are:
Seven agencies report directly to the Permanent Secretary to the Office of the Prime Minister. They are:
Seven others are free organizations. They are:
One agency is a state enterprise: Research Supporting Fund Organization.
The Office of the Prime Minister is chaired by the Prime Minister and is conformed to the Cabinet Policies.
The Deputy Prime Ministers and the Ministers to the Office of the Prime Minister are key factors to the success of the Office, as they supervise each agency.
The Permanent Secretary, Vice Secretaries and Assisting Secretaries are also important, as they control the daily routines of the Office.
The Internal Auditor also helps to control the office by spotting the lowlights of the Office and its officers.