Department Of Public Works In Durban
Department Of Public Works In Durban, Durban (Zulu: eThekwini, from itheku meaning “bay/lagoon”) is the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third most populous in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town. It is also the second most important manufacturing hub in South Africa after Johannesburg. Located on the east coast of South Africa, Durban is famous for being the busiest port in the country.
The National Department of Public Works is committed to facilitating delivery by other departments by providing accommodation and property management services and meeting the objectives of poverty alleviation and transformation. In 2003 the Department formulated the following new vision, mission and value statements to demonstrate the Department’s and its employees’ serious commitment to Government’s vision of a better life for all the country’s citizens:
“To be world-class Public Works Department”
The Department of Public Works (DPW) aims to promote the government’s objectives of economic development, good governance and rising living standards and prosperity by providing and managing the accommodation, infrastructure needs of national departments, by leading the national Expanded Public Works Programme and transformation of the construction and property industries. In pursuance of this objective the Department will endeavour to:
- Efficiently manage the asset life cycle of immovable assets under the Department’s custodianship;
- Provide expert advice to all three spheres of Government and parastatals on immovable assets;
- Contribute to the national goals of job creation and poverty alleviation through programme management, leading and directing of public works programmes nationally, of which the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) forms an integral part; and
- Provides strategic leadership to the Construction and Property Industries.
Head Office: Public Works
Cnr Bosman and Madiba
Private Bag X65
DG: Sam Vukela
Tel: 012 406 1000
Email: [email protected]