Improve government service delivery through integrated planning, monitoring
The Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation is mandated to:
facilitate the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP) through the development of sector and outcome specific medium-term plans and delivery agreements, and monitor and evaluate the implementation of these plans
ensure the alignment of departmental strategic and annual plans and budget allocations to the medium-term strategic framework
facilitate socioeconomic impact assessments of legislation and regulations
monitor the performance of individual national and provincial government departments and municipalities, and related improvement plans, and facilitate targeted intervention programmes
monitor frontline service delivery and manage the presidential hotline
develop and implement the annual national evaluations plan and support the national evaluations system
promote good planning, monitoring and evaluation practices in government
facilitate the integration of youth development priorities into key government programmes.
The Estimates of National Expenditure (ENE) 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 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 National Expenditure (AENE) 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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