The provincial office assists the national administration and coordinates the city & county administrations to facilitate national and local projects in Gangwon-do where more than two cities or counties are involved, including fire protection and road maintenance/improvement.
The provincial office also handles provincial exchange and cooperation projects with foreign countries. The responsibility of each department is as follows:


  • Public opinion poll on provincial administration
  • Preparation and distribution of press release
  • Operation and maintenance of the province's homepage

Audit and Inspection Officer

  • Comprehensive audit of the organizations and branch offices (cities and guns), under his control and policy audit

Administration Office

  • Human resource planning and coordination
  • Management of administrative divisions
  • General response to disasters

Planning and Coordination Office

  • Development of major provincial administration programs and the implementation plans
  • Fiscal operation and coordination
  • Comprehensive planning and operation of provincial legislation
  • Establishment of a comprehensive plan on local taxation

Economy Promotion Bureau

  • Establishment and implementation of an industrial promotion plan in the Gangwon Province
  • Establishment of a consumer price stabilization plan
  • Establishment of a comprehensive job creation plan
  • Support for small and medium enterprises
  • General administration of the informatization business

Global Investment & Trade Bureau

  • Cooperation with relevant agencies in international projects
  • Exchange and cooperation with overseas local governments
  • Coordination and planning on international trade and export support
  • Policy development to attract foreign investment

Culture, Tourism and Sports Bureau

  • Planning and coordination of tourism policy
  • Development and promotion of tourist products
  • Overseas PR and marketing
  • Construction of cultural infrastructure and the operational support

Health, Welfare & Women's Affairs Bureau

  • Establishment and management of a comprehensive social welfare plan
  • Establishment and coordination of a welfare policy for senior citizens, disabled and women
  • Establishment and implementation of a comprehensive public health policy
  • Coordination of a food safety policy

Agricultural Administration Bureau

  • Establishment and implementation of a rural development plan
  • Countermeasures for FTA's agriculture and fishery industries
  • Establishment and implementation of a comprehensive agricultural product distribution plan
  • Development of a horticulture and special crop promotion policy
  • Development of a Gangwon Province's Hanwoo, or traditional Korean cow promotion plan

Forest & Environment Bureau

  • Management of the environment, water quality and forest
  • Permission, supervision and inspection of environmental pollutant emitting facilities
  • Climate change response
  • Ground water management
  • Establishment of a master plan on forest culture and leisure
  • Exploration and cultivation of new projects on energy policy

Construction & Transportation Bureau

  • Establishment of a local development plan
  • Construction and housing policy
  • Establishment of a comprehensive plan on outdoor advertisement
  • Comprehensive planning on road management policy
  • Coordination of natural disaster control

Gangwon Headquarter for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games

  • Development of a supportive policy for 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games and the framework plan

Fire & Safety Headquarters

  • Establishment and implementation of fire prevention and safety measures
  • Planning and survey on emergency responses and rescues