Planning & Social Development

Director
Mr Mohale Mopedi

Tel: (051) 713 9379
Fax: (051) 713 0461
Email: mohalem@xhariep.gov.za

Vision

A well-capacitated Department characterized by self-driven, motivated skilled staff ensuring the creation and sustaining of a safe & healthy environment.

Overview

This Directorate is responsible for overall planning and development of Xhariep District. The Directorate comprises of 4 divisions, namely:

  • Integrated Development Planning
  • Disaster Management
  • Environmental and Health Management
  • Local Economic Development

Integrated development planning

This division is responsible for the development of the IDP processes of the District and its constituent Local Municipalities.

Disaster Management

This is a new division created during December 2009 and it is responsible for management of all disaster related matters.

Environmental Health

This is a new division created during December 2009 and it is responsible for management of all environmental and health related matters.

Local Economic Development

This division is responsible for the empowerment and strengthening of SMMEs. These include the facilitation of skills development, capacity building and entrepreneurial development training programmes, information dissemination, after–care programmes as well as the encouragement and facilitation of partnerships. This division is also responsible for the promotion of trade and investment in order to draw new investment to the area.

Key Performance Areas

  • Manage Municipal Health Services
  • Facilitate implementation of Special Projects (Youth, Gender, Disabled)
  • Facilitate Community and Social Development
  • Implementation of Infrastructure Projects.
  • Integrated Environmental Management