Readings & Meanings:
かえり（みる） to reflect upon
セイ to look
ショウ suffix for government dept.
はぶ（く） to omit, cut down
Reflecting upon my life up to this point, I'm going to better my life.
Hold the buckets and reflect in the hallway.
Highway maintenance is the Ministry of Transport's jurisdiction.
目 is the radical, although it's on the bottom.
少 is on top, the kanji for very small or little. (Incidentally, this kanji is made from 小, which is a pictograph of a wooden stick and its shavings, and a ノ mark, which indicates a sword, cutting even that whittled stick into smaller pieces.)
So, look at the fine details. Certainly something that government departments should do.
"omit, cut down" is a borrowed meaning, unrelated to its original etymology.
A traditional school punishment in Japan was to stand holding two buckets filled with water. That's not done anymore, but you still see it in manga and so on.