Centre for Public Service Innovation

National Department Budget for 2017-18

Department purpose

Facilitate the unearthing, development and practical implementation of innovative solutions within and throughout the public service.


The responsibility for public sector innovation is vested in the Minister of Public Service and Administration, in terms of section 3(1)(i) of the Public Service Act (1994). The Centre for Public Service Innovation is tasked by the minister to fulfil this mandate, which includes establishing norms and standards relating to transformation, reform and innovation to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the public service and its service delivery to the public.