Minister Jeff Radebe visits Northern Cape to deliver public lecture and host service delivery programme

Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and Chairperson of the National Planning Commission, Jeff Radebe will visit Northern Cape, Kimberley for two days to deliver a lecture and to conduct a government service delivery monitoring programme.

On the 16th March 2016, the Minister will deliver a public lecture on Human Rights at the Sol Plaatje University. His address will be guided by the theme of the year as pronounced in the State of the Nation Address; The Year of OR Tambo: Unity in Action Together Moving South Africa Forward. The initiative will also promote the NDP goals of active citizenry and broad-based leadership.

The next day, 17th March 2016, the Minister will conduct unannounced Front Line Service Delivery Monitoring (FSDM) visits to various government service delivery sites followed by the community Imbizo in Galeshwe, Kimberley. The purpose of the programme is to assess the quality of services offered to the community and to determine sustainable interventions required for those facilities.

FSDM has been monitoring public service facilities in partnership with the Offices of the Premier through both unannounced visits and improvements monitoring meetings. The aim of FSDM is catalyzing service delivery improvements and highlight the importance of monitoring to sector departments.

The eight types of facilities that the programme monitors are: Police stations; Schools; Hospitals and Clinics; SASSA local offices; Home Affairs local offices; Magistrate courts; Municipal Customer Care Centres (MCCC) and Drivers Learners Testing Centres (DLTC).

Source: Government of South Africa