Infrastructure Development

Gauteng Department Budget for 2015-16


To be a leading sustainable infrastructure provider and facilitator that positions Gauteng as a global competitive city region with inclusive economic growth and decent work for all.


To contribute towards the radical transformation, modernisation and re-industrialisation of Gauteng by accelerating integrated service delivery, maintenance and management of public infrastructure and deploying built environment professionals while encouraging the active participation of an empowered citizenry.

Core functions

  • To ensure the implementation of all infrastructure programmes and projects reflected in the short, medium and long term plans of the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG);

  • To manage the construction of GPG capital expenditure (CAPEX) projects such as schools, hospitals, clinics and recreation centres;

  • To manage the provision of maintenance services for all GPG infrastructure;

  • To manage the provincial property portfolio;

  • To ensure participation and involvement of communities through the implementation of the Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) within GPG CAPEX projects and other departmental projects; and

  • To utilise the construction sector as a catalyst for the development of skills, the creation of jobs and the development of sustainable communities

Budgeted spending by sub-programme for each programme

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

Expanded Public Works Programme
Public Works Infrastructure

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

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
Current payments - Interest and rent on land
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 - Departmental agencies and accounts
Transfers and subsidies - Households
Transfers and subsidies - Provinces and municipalities
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