Economic Development

Gauteng Department Budget for 2017-18


A radically transformed, modernised and re-industrialised economy in Gauteng, manifesting decent work, economic inclusion and equity.


The mission of the Department of Economic Development in pursuit of its vision is to:

  • Ensure radical transformation, modernisation and re-industrialisation of the Gauteng economy;
  • Provide and implement programmes and projects that will:
    • revitalise Gauteng’s township economies;
    • build new smart, green, knowledge-based economy and industries;
    • ensure decent employment and inclusion in key economic sectors;
    • facilitate radical economic transformation, modernisation and re-industrialisation;
    • include the marginalised sectors of women, youth and persons with disabilities in mainstream economic activities; and
    • Establish appropriate partnerships for delivery and ensure that DED effectively delivers on its mandate.
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