Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

National Department Budget for 2018-19

Vote purpose

Improve government service delivery through integrated planning, monitoring and evaluation.


The Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation is mandated to:

  • facilitate the implementation of the National Development Plan (NDP) through the development of sector-specific 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 with government’s 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.

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