Office of the Premier

Eastern Cape Department Budget for 2016-17


Leading development with excellence intergrity


Lead and coordinate the provincial administration in inclusive, transparent accountable governance and evidance - based decision-making for integrated policy formulation, planning , monitoring, reporting, evaluation and review of government programmes towards the achievment of efficient and effective service delivery that supports intgrated socio-economic transformation aligned to constitutional and legislated prescripts

Core fucntions and responsibilities

The office of the premier (OTP) has the responsibilty to support the exercising of the Executive Autority through:

  • leading the provincial development agende for a shared vission institutionalising evidence-based decision making and integrated planning over medium term

  • Leading socio-economic transformation by accelerating implementation of government programmes to ensure access to quality services

  • Enhancing inclusive governance through meaningful implementaion of citizen empowerment and stakeholder participatory programmes in the current term

  • Strengthening accountability in corporate governance through enforcing the implementation of public sector reforms in/throughout the province on an on-goings basis; and

  • transforming the OTP over the medium term to a high performance oragisastion by creating an enabling enviroment, building capability and empowering employees

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