Department Of Economic Development Director General

Department Of Economic Development Director General

Department Of Economic Development Director General

 
The duties of the Department Of Economic Development Director General includes but the limited to the Oversight of administrative support to the DG (including management of ODG and relevant corporate management functions). Oversight of co-ordination and liaison between the Ministry, ODG and department. Support on the content, advisory services and ad hoc tasks. Oversight of parliamentary and Cabinet matters. Planning and reporting.
The mission of the Department of Economic Development (EDD) is to: coordinate the contributions of government departments, state entities and civil society to effect economic development; improve alignment between economic policies, plans of the state, its agencies, government’s political and economic objectives and mandate; and promote government’s goal of advancing economic development via the creation of decent work opportunities.

Department overview
Formed 7 July 2009
Type Department
Jurisdiction Government of South Africa
Headquarters The DTI Campus, 77 Meintjies Street, Pretoria
25°45′02″S 28°12′00″E
Employees 45 (2010/11)
Annual budget R595 million (2011/12)
Minister responsible ·     Ebrahim Patel, Minister of Economic Development
Deputy Minister responsible ·     Madala Masuku[1], Deputy Minister of Economic Development
Department executive ·         Prof Richard Levin, Director-General: Economic Development
Child agencies ·     Competition Commission
·     Competition Tribunal
·     Industrial Development Corporation
·     International Trade Administration Commission
·     Khula Enterprise Finance
·     South African Micro-finance Apex Fund
Website www.economic.gov.za