Office of the Premier

Gauteng Department Budget for 2017-18


Leadership for an integrated city-region, characterised by social cohesion and economic inclusion; the leading economy on inclusion; the leading economy on the continent, underpinned by sustainable socio-economic development.


In achieving its vision, the Office of the Premier (OoP) defines its mission (aim) as follows:

  • Providing strategic leadership and direction to government and society

  • Ensuring the transformation and modernisation of the public service

  • Improving governement performance and service delivery through enhanced planning, coordination,monitoring and evaluation of governmentnpeformance.

  • Driving effective comunication and stakeholder interfaces with communties and key sectors of society

  • providing strategic an operational support in fulfilling condtitutional and keysectors of society

  • Actively advancing gender equality, women’s empowerment, youth development and the rights of people with disabilities, older persons and military veterans

  • Securing domestic and foreign partnerships that support the development agenda

Core functions

As re apex institution of the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG), the OoP provides overall leadership to government and society. Particular emphasis is placed on research, strategic analysis amd policy development. The OoP intervenes in key sectors to unlock growth and employment potential and revitalise township economics with the aim of radically transforming the overall economy. It also targets the transformation of society by improving education, modernising upgrading the quality of health care and tackling urban poverty and social development challenges. It is also responsible for innovation in public transport as a means of effecting spatial transformation and for building new, sustainable, intergrated huma settlement and cities.

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