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Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth


Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth

Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth
Agency overview
Formed 1 November 2012
Preceding agency
Jurisdiction Government of Singapore
Headquarters Old Hill Street Police Station, 140 Hill Street, #01-01A, Singapore 179369
Employees 5,063 (Estimated FY2011) [1]
Annual budget $1.83 billion SGD (Estimated FY2011)[1]
Ministers responsible
Agency executives
  • Yeoh Chee Yan, Permanent Secretary
  • Rosa Daniel, Deputy Secretary (Culture)
  • Hugh Lim, Deputy Secretary (Community, Youth and Sports)
Child agencies

The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (Abbreviation: MCCY; Malay: Kementerian Budaya, Komuniti dan Belia; Simplified Chinese|Chinese]]: ; ) is a ministry of the Government of Singapore tasked with, from the government's point of view, to "inspire Singaporeans through the arts and sports, strengthen community bonds, and promote volunteerism and philanthropy" in Singapore.

On 31 July 2012, it was announced that Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) would be restructured to become the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). Several portfolios, such as Youth Development and Sports has been shifted to MCCY on 1 November 2012.

Agenda and goals

MCYS pursues social engineering campaigns of varying effectiveness. It also tries to inspiring the Singapore Spirit, making Singapore home through the arts, heritage, sports, giving, and community and youth engagement,

MCCY aims to create an environment where Singaporen pursue their aspirations for fulfilling lives, becoming a gracious society built on mutual appreciation and trust, as well as having a strong sense of belonging to Singapore. [2][3]


  1. ^ a b "Head I: Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports" (PDF). Budget 2011: Revenue and Expenditure Estimates. Ministry of Finance, Singapore. March 2011. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth COS Factsheet 1". Budget 2015: COS Factsheets 1. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth COS Factsheet 2". Budget 2015: COS Factsheets 2. Retrieved 30 September 2015. 

External links

  • Official website
  • MCCY Singapore Official Youtube Channel
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