Sustainable Resource Management

Branch Purpose

     
  • The programme aims to provide policy direction and facilitate the effective and efficient management of assets, liabilities, financial systems and provincial supply chain processes


The Branch is comprised of the following Sub-Programmes:

     
  • Programme Support which is responsible for:
    1. Administering Provincial, Public Entities and Municipal Budget and Expenditure
  • Economic Analysis is responsible for:
    1. Administering the provision of Provincial and Public Entities Socio-Economic Research Analysis
  • Fiscal policy is responsible for:
    1. Ensuring the development, implementation and management of provincial departments and Public entities budget and expenditure.
  • Infrastructure Management & PPP is responsible for:
    1. Enhancing and monitoring the performance of infrastructure delivery and PPP by provincial departments, public entities and municipalities
  • Inter-Governmental Relations is responsible for:
    1. Overseeing Financial Management activities of Municipalities and ensure capacity building


Strategic Objectives

Strategic Objective 1 To achieve 98 percent provincial annual expenditure during 2015/16 to 2019/20
Objective Statement Ensure effective and efficient management of provincial budget through constant support and close departmental expenditure monitoring to ensure achievement of 98 percent provincial annual expenditure
Baseline The province spent R46.7 billion or 96.6 percent of the total budget of R 48.4 billion during 2013/2014 financial year
Justification Effective budget management to ensure provision of services to the community and to improve governance and financial management at provincial and municipal level.
Links The achievement of this strategic objective will contribute towards the achievement of the following:
  • Departmental Strategic Outcome Oriented Goal 2: Responsive, accountable, effective and efficient provincial government system;
  • LDP Objective: Sound Financial and Administrative Management
  • MTSF National Outcome 9: A responsive, accountable, effective & efficient local government system
  • MTSF National Outcome 12: An efficient, effective and development oriented public service
  • NDP Chapter 13 Objective: Building a Capable and Developmental State

Strategic Objective 2 To achieve annual improvements in audit outcomes in 30 municipalities and 3 municipal entities by 2019/20
Objective Statement Provide efficient support to improve good governance and achieve annual improvements in audit outcomes for 12 votes and 5 public entities resulting in accumulating unqualified audit outcomes by 2019/20.
Baseline
  • Municipalities with Unqualified Audit Opinions – 15
  • Municipalities with Qualified Audit Opinions – 9
  • Municipalities with Adverse/Disclaimer opinions – 6
  • Municipalities Entities with Unqualified Audit Opinions – 3
Justification Achievement of this strategic objective will result in improved audit outcomes whilst promoting good governance and create a conducive control environment to foster an ethical culture within the province and also assist in efficient utilisation of limited public resources.
Links The achievement of this strategic objective will contribute towards the achievement of the following:
     
  • Departmental Strategic Outcome Oriented Goal 2: Responsive, accountable, effective and efficient provincial government system;
  • LDP Objective: Increase the number of unqualified audit opinions in departments, public entities and municipalities
  • MTSF National Outcome 9: A responsive, accountable, effective & efficient local government system
  • MTSF National Outcome 12: An efficient, effective and development oriented public service
  • NDP Chapter 13 Objective: Building a Capable and Developmental State;