Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Overview

INTRODUCTION

Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA) is a Multi-sectoral regulatory agency which was established by an Act of Parliament (No. 9) of 2001 to regulate Rail, Road and Maritime transport services.

SUMATRA Act came into force on 15th August, 2004 as per Government Notice No. 297 published on 20th August, 2004.

 

VISION

To be a world class regulator in surface and marine transport services.

 

MISSION

To regulate the surface and marine transport sub sectors for efficient, safe and environmentally friendly transportation services.

 

 

CORE VALUES


ACCOUNTABILITY
Being accountable to our stakeholders and to the nation in the execution of the mandate and responsibilities bestowed upon the Authority.

INTEGRITY
Being exemplary in our behaviour and acting with honesty and integrity in all our transactions.

 

PROFESSIONALISM
Adopting an approach that demonstrates professionalism in competency, character, attitude, and conduct.

 

FAIRNESS

Being fair in all dealings with consumers, service providers and the other stakeholders and discharge our duties with neutrality and impartiality, without fear or favour.


TRANSPARENCY
Being transparent in all our activities and dealings and ready for public scrutiny.


TEAMWORK
Upholding teamwork and collaboration in order to realize the synergies of working together.

 

INNOVATION
Always striving to reach out and embrace new technologies and innovative methods of executing our mandate and contributing to national development.

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY
Being sensitive to the environmental impact of the surface and marine sub-sectors and the need to promote measures to protect the environment.

RESULTS FOCUS
Being results-oriented in the discharge of our mandate.