Human Settlements releases details of the R10 Million beneficiaries
The Department of Human Settlements, Director-General, Mbulelo Tshangana has noted with concern persistent misleading media reports stemming from a parliamentary reply on gifts, donations and sponsorships during 2013/2014 financial year.
The Director-General would like to put it on record that during the 2013/2014 financial year the Minister of Human Settlements was Ms Connie September.
During the 2013 Human Settlements Govan Mbeki Awards the then Minister of Human Settlements gave special financial rewards to best performing institutions within the sector.
The benefited institutions which included spheres of government (Provincial and Local) and developing contractors were awarded cash amounts to be used for human settlements development.
The bulk of the money was spent on 2013 Govan Mbeki Awards as follows:
|Best Provincial Department in performance Delivery||
R 2 000 000.00
|Best Informal Settlements Upgrading Project||R 200 000.00|
|Best Accredited Metropolitan Municipality||
R 600 000.00
|Best Enhanced People’s Housing Process||R 200 000.00|
|Best Social Housing Project||R 200 000.00|
|Best Rental Community Residential Unit Project||R 200 000.00|
|Best Priority Project||R 500 000.00|
|Best Enhanced People’s Housing Process Project||R 200 000.00|
|Best Finance Linked Individual Linked Subsidy||R 100 000.00|
|Best Priority Project||R 1 000 000.00|
|Best Provincial Department in Performance Delivery||R 2 000 000.00|
|Best Accredited Metropolitan Municipality||R 1 000 000.00|
|Best Financed Linked Individual Subsidy||
R 200 000.00
|Trophies, gifts and logistics||R1 841 089.23|
|Total||R 10 241 089.23|
The annual Human Settlements Awards are aimed at encouraging and re-enforcing a culture of excellence within the housing sector in the delivery of integrated human settlements.
The current Minister of Human Settlements, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, stopped these financial awards and they were discontinued. The awards are now in the form of certificates and trophies.
For more information please contact Ndivhuwo Mabaya, Head of Communications on 083 645 7838
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SETTLEMENTS
DATE: 02 AUGUST 2017