- Nomenclature of government affairs. Ministry expressly stated in the Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia Year 1945, covering foreign affairs, home affairs, and defense.
- Scope of government affairs mentioned in the Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia Year 1945, covering matters of religion, law, finance, security, human rights, education, culture, health, social, employment, industry, commerce, mining, energy, public works, resettlement, transportation, information, communication, agriculture, plantation, forestry, livestock, marine, and fisheries.
- Government Affairs in order to sharpening, coordination, and synchronization of government programs, including matters of national development planning, the state apparatus, the state secretariat, state-owned enterprises, land, population, environment, science, technology, investment, cooperatives, small businesses and medium enterprises, tourism, women empowerment, youth, sports, housing, and development of regional or disadvantaged areas.
Every government affairs, except foreign affairs, home affairs and defense, not to be formed in a separate Ministry.