Ms Maropene Ramokgopa
MINISTRY OF PLANNING, MONITORING AND EVALUATION
ADDRESS BY MAROPENE RAMOKGOPA
MINISTER IN THE PRESIDENCY FOR PLANNING, MONITORING AND EVALUATION
NCOP THREE-SPHERE PLANNING SESSION
DATE: 29 MARCH 2023
Accelerating the Implementation of the National Development Plan, establishing coherence in three sphere planning, delineating key priorities for implementation during the final year of the sixth dispensation
Programme Director, Honourable Sylvia Lucas, the Deputy Chairperson, National Council of Provinces
Honourable Paul Mashatile, the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa
Ministers and Deputy Ministers,
Members of the National Assembly,
Members of the National Council of Provinces,
Premiers from provinces,
Members from the provincial legislature,
Commissioners of the National Planning Commission,
Ladies and gentlemen,
We are fast approaching the end of the Medium Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) 2019-2024, a development planning instrument aimed at accelerating the National Development Plan's 2030 vision.
This moment calls for collective monitoring and evaluation from all spheres of government on our ability to meet the seven priorities as set out by the 6th Administration.
Equally, this moment calls for greater inter-departmental coordination between the three spheres of government to build an inclusive economy, improve the capabilities of people and the state, promote transformational leadership and partnerships, and cultivate a culture of active citizenry.
A people-centred approach to planning, budgeting, governance, and social compacting, provides us with the necessary guidance to ensure that decision-making towards a developmental state must centre the development of our people.
Since the inception of the NDP in 2012, there have been a number of developments through the administrative and technical support of the National Planning Commission (NPC). The second NPC that was appointed in 2015 conducted a number of reviews on the implementation of the NDP thus far with the following observations: