Department: Public Works

Contact Details

Physical: 256 Madiba Street, Pretoria
Postal: Private Bag X65, Pretoria, 0001
Tel: 012 406 1000
Fax: 086 272 8986


The mission of the Department of Public Works is to promote the government's objectives of economic development, good governance and raising living standards and prosperity through providing and managing the accommodation and infrastructure needs of national departments, by leading the national Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) and transformation of the construction and property industries.

In pursuit of this objective, the Department endeavours 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 public works programmes nationally, of which the Expanded Public Works Programme forms an integral part; and provide strategic leadership to the construction and property industries.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr N Nhleko
Deputy Minister
Mr J Cronin
Director General
Mr M Dlabantu

Mr Nathi Nhleko
Deputy Minister:
Mr Jeremy Cronin
Director General:
Mr Mziwonke Dlabantu
Ms Albertina Barlow (Private Secretary: Minister)
Ms Nazley Davids (Private Secretary: Deputy Minister)
Ms Audrey Mdlalo (Personal Assistant: Director General)
Ms N Ngubo (Acting Personal Assistant: Minister)
Chief of Staff:
Mr George Mudumela
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr C Mokgoro
Deputy Directors General:
Ms Lydia Bici (Special Projects (Ministry))
Mr Peter Chiapasco (Acting: Asset Investment Management)
Ms Mandisa Fatyela-Lindie (Acting: Construction and Property Policy Regulation)
Mr Stanley Henderson (EPWP)
Mr Mandla Mabuza (Key Accounts Management)
Mr M Matutle (Regional Coordination)
Mr Clive Mtshisa (Corporate Services)
Ms Sasa Subban (Inner-City Regeneration Programme)
Nkosi Vilakazi (Acting: Projects and Professional Services)
Senior Management:
Mr Deon Viljoen (Head of Office: Deputy Minister)
Communications Officers:
Mr Sabelo Mali (Ministerial Liaison Officer)
Mr JM Mashaba (Parliamentary Officer)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedQualified
Total Final Appropriation6 319 3286 137 4526 230 7317 891 248
Actual Expenditure6 281 1476 022 0386 022 6547 203 925
Employee Compensation435 8581 591 7751 471 4971 374 552
Goods and Services364 4621 428 3271 315 756977 014
Capital Assets23 537420 714631 060756 787
Unauthorised Expenditure-5 5016 215166 371
Irregular Expenditure1 67340 695114 904140 528
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure1 5732 1271304 313
Posts Approved7 1687 3677 043n/a
Posts Filled6 0705 7755 710n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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