The vision of the department is: Prosperity and social cohesion through arts and culture.
The department’s mission is to Provide world class services in arts and culture for the people of KwaZulu-Natal by:
Developing and promoting arts and culture in the province and mainstreaming its role in socio-economic development.
Supporting interventions to develop arts and culture capacity in the province.
Implementing social cohesion and moral regeneration programmes that contribute to the transformation of society and nation building.
Developing and promoting previously marginalised languages and enhancing the linguistic diversity of the province.
Collecting, preserving and providing archival, museum, library and other forms of information resources.
The core functions of the department encompass the development and promotion of arts, culture,
museum, archive and library services
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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