The National Planning Commission: did you know?

2012-08-15 08:03

» President Jacob Zuma appointed the National Planning Commission in May 2010 to draft a vision and national development plan.

» It is an advisory body consisting of 26 people drawn largely from outside government, chosen for their expertise in key areas.

» The NDP released a diagnostic report in June 2011, setting out SA’s achievements and shortcomings since 1994, and after consultation with South Africans, the draft NDP was released in November 2011.

» The final plan is being handed over to President Jacob Zuma in Parliament this morning and will be made public for all South Africans to read at 12pm.

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