Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs

Northern Cape Department Budget for 2015-16

Vision

People of the Northern Cape living in integrated human settlements, with responsive, accountable and highly effective municipalities and traditional institutions.

Mission

  • To facilitate and manage integrated sustainable human settlements and infrastructure development for effective service delivery.

  • To facilitate, monitor and support the consolidation and sustainability phases at municipalities for integrated, sustainable service delivery.

  • To promote and support inter-sphere engagement for integrated planning and co-ordination.

  • To facilitate, develop and support systems and structure to enhance traditional leadership.

  • To ensure the efficient, effective and economic utilization of departmental resources to maximise service delivery

Core functions

  • To promote and facilitate sustainable integrated human settlements and infrastructure development for effective housing delivery and planning.

  • Strengthening municipalities through capacity building and the accreditation process to fast track housing delivery.

  • Manage disaster management at provincial and local level.

  • Facilitate co-operative governance, with respect to the alignment of local and provincial development planning.

  • To promote, monitor and support integrated development and planning, and

  • To facilitate, monitor and support sustainable governance and accountability

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