Cabinet endorses NDP

2012-09-07 17:05
Collins Chabane (File, Sapa)

Collins Chabane (File, Sapa)

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Zuma urges nation to embrace NDP

2012-08-16 08:49

President Jacob Zuma has urged all South Africans to embrace the revised National Development Plan (NDP). WATCH

Cape Town - This week's Cabinet lekgotla endorsed the objectives of the national development plan (NDP) prepared by the National Planning Commission (NPC) and the key targets of attaining these, Monitoring and Evaluation Minister Collins Chabane said on Friday.

"The lekgotla also acknowledged the NPD as a strategic framework to form the basis of future government detailed planning," he told a post-lekgotla media briefing.

A government-led process to secure stakeholder participation in "mobilising national ownership" [of the plan] would be initiated.

A Cabinet committee would be set up to develop targets and integrated implementation plans with the Forum for SA Directors General (Fosad).

The NPC would assess implementation and refine the plan, Chabane said.

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