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Ministry Profile

Overview

In 1972, recognizing the important contributions of the commodities industry to the country’ s economic growth, the Ministry of Primary Industries was established by the government.

During its initial stage, the Ministry of Primary Industries was only focusing on the development of the tin ore and rubber, the two main commodities development. The ministry’s role was expanded later to include the development other commodities such as palm oil, cocoa, forestry, minerals, pineapple and tobacco which also contributed to the country’s economy.

In 2004, the ministry was restructured and renamed as the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC). The Pepper Marketing Board, were previously under the responsibility of the Ministry of Agriculture was included in MPIC whilst matters relating to forestry, mineral and geo-science were transferred to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, under the new structure. Other main responsibilities of MPIC remain unchanged.

In 2012, KPPK was rebranded and its acronym was changed to MPIC.

 MPIC History Diagram

Sejarah MPIC

 

MPIC'S DEVOTED LEADER'

MINISTRY

DEPUTY MINSTRY

CHIEF SECRETARY

YBhg. Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong

28 Jun 2016 – Kini

YBhg. Datuk Datu Nasrun Datu Mansur

28 Jun 2016 – Kini

YBhg. Datuk K. Yogeesvaran

16 Mei 2016 – 24 Jun 2017

YBhg. Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas

16 Mei 2013 – 12 Mei 2016

YBhg. Tan Sri Noriah Kasnon (Allahyarhamah)

16 Mei 2013 – 5 Mei 2016

YBhg. Datuk M. Nagarajan

16 Mei 2016 – 24 Jun 2017

YBhg.Tan Sri Bernard Dompok

10 April 2009 – 5 Mei 2013

YBhg. Dato’ Hamzah Zainudin



10 April 2009 – 5 Mei 2013

YBhg. Datuk Dr. Sundaran Annamalai (Mendiang)

16 Disember 2015 – 5 Mei 2016

YBhg. Datuk Peter Chin Fah Kui

27 Mac 2004 – 9 April 2009

YBhg. Dato’ G. Palanivel


3 Mei 2010 – 12 Julai 2011

YBhg. Datuk Himmat Singh 


21 Julai 2014 – 15 Disember 2015

YABhg. Tun Lim Keng Yaik (Mendiang)

11 Ogos 1986 – 26 Mac 2004

YBhg. Senator A. Kohilan Pillay

2008 – 2009

YBhg. Datuk Seri Nurmala Abdul Rahim

25 Februari 2011 – 18 Ogos 2014

YBhg. Dato’ Paul Leong Khee Seong

28 Julai 1978 – 10 Ogos 1986

YBhg. Datuk Anifah Hj. Aman


1999 – 2007

YBhg. Datuk Wira Ismail Saleh


26 Mei 2008 – 24 Februari 2011

YAB Pehin Sri Hj. Abdul Taib Mahmud


1 Januari  – 27 Julai 1978

YBhg. Dato’ Seri Hishammudin Tun Hussein

1997 – 1999

YBhg. Datu Dr. Michael Dosim Lunjew


16 Mei 2005 – 24 Mei 2008

YABhg Tun Musa Hitam



5 September 1974 – 31 Disember 1977

YBhg. Puan Siti Zainab Abu Bakar

1995 – 1997

YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Abdullah Moh Tahir

30 Disember 2000 – 11 Februari 2003

YAB Pehin Sri Hj. Abdul Taib Mahmud

1 Januari 1972 – 4 September 1974

YBhg. Tengku Dato’ Hj. Mahmud Mansor

1990 – 1994

YBhg. Dato’ Haron Siraj


13 September 1996 – 29 Disember 2000

 

YBhg. Dato’ Alias Md. Ali


1987 – 1990

YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Othman Yeop Abdullah

21 April 1993 – 12 September 1996

 

YBhg. Dato’ Radzi Tan Sri Sheikh Ahmad

1986

YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ Wong Kum Choon

1 September 1985 – 20 April 1992

 

YBhg. Dato’ Megat Junid Megat Ayob


1984 – 1986

YBhg. Tan Sri Dato’ G.K. Rama Iyer



1 Mac 1981 – 31 Ogos 1985

 

YBhg. Tuan Hj.  Bujang Hj. Ulis 1981 – 1984

YBhg. Datuk Wong Yoke Meng 2 Januari 1979 – 28 Februari 1981

 

YBhg. Dato’ Paul Leong Khee Seong 1975 – 1977

YBhg. Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Arshad Ayob 16 Oktober 1978 – 1 Januari 1979

 

 

YM Tengku Tan Sri Ngah Mohamed

21 Januari 1974 – 15 Oktober 1978

 

 

YBhg. Dato’Abdul Aziz Ismail 1 Januari 1972 – 20 Januari 1974