The Zimbabwe National Road Administration(ZINARA) is a corporate body that was established in terms of the Road act(Chapter 13:18). The body which was established in 2002 has prioritized the enhancement of a good road network system throughout the country.
The mandate of ZINARA) is to fix, collect, disburse road user charges and mobilise revenue for roads development and maintenance. It also encompasses the monitoring of such funds that would have been disbursed for road maintenance to road authorities. Furthermore, ZINARA assists road authorities in making annual or multi-year road maintenance rolling plans and approves such plans. The entity also assists the Minister in setting maintenance, design, construction and technical standards and to monitor adherence to such standards by road authorities. The organisation also performs any other function that may be conferred or imposed on the Road Administration in terms of the Roads Act (13:18) or any other enactment.