Sustainable development underpinned by ecpnomic groowth and sound environmental management.
To lead economic development and environmental management in the Easter Cape.
The core functions of the department are summarised as follows:
To drive economic growth and development in the Eastern Cape;
To develop and promote the provincial tourism sector;
To provide consumer protection services,gambling and betting regulations, trade inspection and regulate the liquor industry;and
To develop regulatory frameworks and monitor the implementation of policies for the protection of biodiversity and environment in the province.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) sets out the detailed spending plans of each government department for the coming year.
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year: