Department: Public Works

Contact details

Physical: 191 Prince Alfred Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Postal: Private Bag X54336, Durban, 4001
Tel: 033 355 5500
Fax: 033 355 5683


The vision of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Public Works is a thriving economy through infrastructure development and property management.

The Department's priorities are to eliminate waste and improve service delivery by intensifying the fight against fraud and corruption; focus on poverty alleviation and the creation of work opportunities; address the land and building needs of provincial departments as per their confirmed requests; efficiently and effectively manage the provincial fixed asset register; effectively manage immovable assets in terms of the Government Immovable Asset Management Act (GIAMA) by developing long-term user and custodian asset management plans; meet job creation, skills development and sector transformation objectives through implementation of established programmes; provide strategic leadership, effective corporate governance and build internal capacity; and implement efficient financial management systems in full compliance with the PFMA, Treasury regulations and practice notes.

Office Bearers

Mr RR Pillay
Head of Department
Mr R Govender

Mr Ravigasen Ranganathan Pillay
Head of Department:
Mr Roger Govender
Mr J Redfearn
Chief Directors:
Mr PW Duma (Corporate Services)
Mrs S Linda (Property Management)
Mr TA Mdadane (Operations)
Ms Andaleeb Khan (Legal Services)
Mr Glen Sithole (Human Resource Management)
Senior Management:
Mr Sikhumbuzo Gumede (Head: Ministry)
Communications Officers:
Mr Mbulelo Baloyi (Media Liaison Officer)
Mr Kiru Naidoo (Director: Communication)
Mr Ntokozo Xaba (Parliamentary Liaison Officer)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a1 411 2491 331 9891 352 388
Actual Expendituren/a1 388 0821 270 2531 133 311
Employee Compensationn/a505 875489 093438 487
Goods and Servicesn/a234 569190 019186 891
Capital Assetsn/a122 920114 754101 887
Unauthorised Expendituren/a---
Irregular Expendituren/a12 67920 4423 745
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a241730
Posts Approvedn/a1 8711 9762 015
Posts Filledn/a1 7681 8531 848
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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