Roads and Public Works

Eastern Cape Department Budget for 2015-16


Leaders in the provision of high quality services in infrastructure delivery.


A custodian of provincial government immovable assets and a provider of sustainable infrastructure resulting in socio-economic reforms, sector transformation and development.

Core functions and responsibilities

The core mandate of the department is to:

  • Provide and manage government’s roads and building infrastructure, including small town revitalisation, provision of accommodation, leadership to and regulation of the construction and property industries and related professions;

  • Manage and lead the implementation of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP);

  • Regulate and manage the implementation of the Government Immovable Asset Management Act, 2007 (GIAMA);
  • Implement the Accelerated Professional and Trade Competencies Development (APTCoD)

programme as the skills development initiative aimed at developing artisan and professional skills within the province; and

  • Promote accessibility and safe affordable movement of people, goods and services through the delivery and maintenance of transport infrastructure.

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.

Budgeted spending by Economic Classification for each programme

Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.

Expanded Public Works Programme
Public Works Infrastructure
Transport Infrastructure

Budgeted spending by programme for Economic Classification items

Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.

Current payments - Compensation of employees
Current payments - Goods and services
Payments for capital assets - Buildings and other fixed structures
Payments for capital assets - Machinery and equipment
Payments for capital assets - Software and other intangible assets
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
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