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/Management

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 Appropriation1 425 9341 411 2491 331 9891 352 388
Actual Expenditure1 406 2471 388 0821 270 2531 133 311
Employee Compensation537 353505 875489 093438 487
Goods and Services241 563234 569190 019186 891
Capital Assets91 484122 920114 754101 887
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure5 30612 67920 4423 745
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure-241730
Posts Approved2 0291 8711 9762 015
Posts Filled1 8301 7681 8531 848
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