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  1. Briefing on Social Development Budget Vote 2002/2003to the National Council of Provinces Department of Social Development11 June 2002

  2. Priorities for 2001/2002 • Improving social security • Programmatic approach to Poverty Relief • Enhancing response to HIV/AIDS • Transformation of welfare services • Improving functioning of Department

  3. Allocation 2001/2002 Amount voted R 190 938 000 AdjustmentsEstimate R 51 219 000 Social Grant Arrears R 2 000 000 000 Total allocation R 2 242 157 000 Projected expenditure R 2 235 219 000 Surplus (unaudited) R 6 938 000

  4. MTEF-National Department R’000 % increase 2001/02 2 242 157 2002/03 409 261 (447.9) 2003/04 406 202 (0.7) 2004/05 357 746 (11.9) • Net increase after deducting R2 billion grant backpay reflects R96.745 m for NDA • Decreases in outer years reflect reduction in Poverty Relief allocation and winding down of conditional grant for social security improvement

  5. MTEF SUMMARY

  6. Departmental Budget 2002/2003

  7. Departmental Budget 2002/2003 Amount voted R 409 261 000 • Special Allocations • Poverty Relief R 100 000 000 • Improvement of Social Security System R 25 000 000 • Disaster Relief Funds R 10 000 000 • Social Relief R 5 000 000 • SOCPEN & new systemR 30 000 000 • HIV/AIDS R 46 500 000 • National Development Agency R 96 745 000 • Total Special Allocations R 313 245 000

  8. Departmental Budget 2002/2003 Amount voted R 409 261 000 • Less:Special Allocations R 313 245 000 Total Operation R 96 016 000 • Personnel allocation R 53 564 000 • Operational costs R 42 452 000

  9. Provincial MTEF Allocation R’000 2000/2001 20 929 000 2001/2002 23 781 000 2002/2003 28 055 000 2003/2004 31 252 000 2004/2005 33 693 000

  10. Provincial Allocation 2002/2003 (R’000)

  11. Social Security 2001/02 • Completed norms and standards for social security • Introduced amendments to Regulations to Social Assistance Act • Removing Regulation 11 • Assessment panels for disability • Policy on review of grants

  12. Social Security 2001/02 • Audit of infrastructure close to completion • Investigation into business models for service delivery • Work with Home Affairs to clear backlogs in issuing birth certificates and identity documents • Established Monitoring, Evaluation and Audit Directorate • Report of Committee of Inquiry into Comprehensive Social Security

  13. Beneficiaries (May 2002)

  14. CSG Children (May 2002)

  15. Social Security 2002/03 • Improvement programme: • National campaign to register and pay all eligible beneficiaries • Payment of arrears • Replace SOCPEN • Training programme for social security officials • Implement norms and standards • Implement programme of monitoring and auditing • Policy and legislation emerging from Committee of Inquiry

  16. Welfare Services 2001/02 • MINMEC Review of Financing Policy • Children: • Discussion paper and first draft of new Child Care Act • Child Protection Register in all provinces • Child abuse protocols implemented in all provinces, being refined

  17. Welfare Services 2001/02 • Children awaiting trial: • Probation Services Amendment Bill • Domestic violence training to 200 social workers and 25 lay counsellors • Disability: • Draft minimum standards

  18. Welfare Services 2001/02 • Older Persons: • Completed data collection for audit of homes • Following up on complaints received during Ministerial Committee hearings • Draft policy and legislation

  19. Welfare Services 2001/02 • Substance abuse: • Audit of 25 treatment centres • Draft minimum standards • Replicated UN community-based services in disadvantaged communities in Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal

  20. Welfare Services 2002/03 • Transformation of welfare services: • Norms and costing of services • Audit of services • Redrafting Financing Policy • Review of legislation • Improve conditions of service for social service professionals

  21. Welfare Services 2002/03 • Children: • Child Care Act • Child Abuse strategy • Expand diversion programmes • Expand secure care facilities • Youth development strategy • National Policy on Families • Continue implementation of recommendations w.r.t older persons • National Plan of Action on Ageing

  22. Poverty Relief Programme

  23. Poverty Relief 2001/02 • Focused on food security, HIV/AIDS support, women’s income generation projects, older persons, social finance, youth in urban areas, disability • New monitoring and evaluation system developed, piloting to end March 2002

  24. Poverty Relief 2001/02 • Comprehensive audit in progress • Simplified application procedures and grant agreements • Assistance to communities with planning of projects

  25. POVERTY RELIEF 2001/2002 R’000 2002/2003 R’000 2003/2004 R’000 Eastern Cape 7 617 16 179 10 449 Free State 4 983 8 690 5 774 Gauteng 2 478 4 386 3 190 Kwazulu-Natal 8 117 17 429 11 274 Mpumalanga 5 058 10 446 6 874 Northern Cape 2 657 4 315 2 887 Northern Province 7 241 15 633 10 229 North West 4 483 8 646 5 827 Western Cape 2 238 3 811 2 942 TOTAL 44 872 89 535 59 446 ALLOCATION PER PROVINCE

  26. Poverty Relief 2002/03 • Establish 416 new projects • Consolidate existing projects • Document good practices • Strengthen contribution in ISRDP and URP

  27. HIV/AIDS 2001/2002 • Allocation was R13.2 million, 90% spent and the balance committed • 185 Home-Based/ Community-based care sites received support • Completed rapid appraisal, which identified 466 existing HBC sites • Commissioned State of SA Population Report focusing on HIV/AIDS • Research on development indicators for monitoring impact of HIV/AIDS • Launched training programme for government policy and planning officials

  28. Allocation per province- HIV/AIDS

  29. HIV/AIDS 2002/2003 • Expand Home-Based Care/ Community-Based Care, including support of sites identified in Rapid Appraisal • Improve information on children and families affected • Expand training programme to include FBOs, NGOs and CBOs

  30. Non-Profit Organisations 2001/2002 • Registration of NPOs: • 6287 applications received • 4813 registration certificates issued • Total registered since introduction of NPO Act: 10 969 • 389 organisations de-registered • 650 organisations trained

  31. Non-Profit Organisations 2002/2003 • Service delivery audit of National Councils • Intensify capacity building of emerging NGOs and CBOs • Establish Advisory Board on Social Development

  32. Population & Development 2001/2002 • State of SA Population Report 2001 • 9 Provincial workshops on State of SA Population Report 2000 • Development of baseline indicators for monitoring impact of HIV/AIDS on development • Rapid Appraisal on Home-Based/ Community-Based HIV/AIDS projects • Trained 751 government planners in HIV/AIDS

  33. Population & Development 2002/2003 • State of SA Population Report 2002 to focus on local government • Finalise strategy on role of local government in population and development issues • Expansion of HIV/AIDS training progamme • More structured advocacy programme on population issues

  34. Cross-cutting Priorities for 2002/2003 • Partnerships: • Business for financial and technical assistance to programmes • Religious sector to support implementation • Strengthen volunteerism • Moral regeneration • NEPAD

  35. Functioning of Department • Implemented new structure: • 365 posts; 288 posts filled; 77 posts vacant • 16 officials additional to establishment • 20 interns • Increased African officials from 47% to 58%; African Senior Management from 50% to 59% • Improved financial management: • Internal Audit is functional • Fraud & Anti-corruption strategy • Financial Misconduct Board in place