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DSD, NDA & SASSA on progress with 2018/19 audit findings; COVID-19 Update; with Ministry
2 Sep 2020
Foster Care court order progress; DSD Quarter 1 performance
26 Aug 2020
The Committee expressed its condolences on the passing of Ms Connie Nxumalo.
The Deputy Minister said Quarter 1 was not an easy quarter for the Department as the country went into Level 5 Lockdown, the demand for DSD services ...
Plan to address GBV and Femicide: DSD briefing; Curbing alcohol abuse linked to GBV; with Minister and Deputy Minister
19 Aug 2020
The Minister and the Department presented the Committee with the Department’s comprehensive plan to address Gender Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) in line with the National Strategic Plan on GBVF, Family Preservation Programmes, and Anti-Substance Abuse ...
National Drug Master Plan: DSD briefing; CDA challenges & recruitment process; with Minister and Deputy Minister
18 Aug 2020
The Department of Social Development briefed the joint Committees in a virtual meeting on the National Drug Master Plan for 2019-2024, and the filling of the Central Drug Authority’s board vacancies.
The briefing on the National Drug Master Plan centred mainly on the formulation of the plan, and the ...
Department of Social Development and entities on COVID19 update; with Minister
31 Jul 2020
The Portfolio Committee was addressed by the Department of Social Development (DSD) and its entities on the status of its COVID19 interventions, and was told by the Minister that money must not be lost to corruption in the procurement of ...
DSD Budget: Committee Report
15 Jul 2020
The Portfolio Committee on Social Development was presented with its revised adjustment budget vote Report for the Department of Social Development by the Committee Content Advisor, and although Members made suggestions to enhance it, no parts of ...
DSD, SASSA, NDA Covid-19 Special Adjustments Budget; with Deputy Minister
8 Jul 2020
Committee members sent heartfelt messages to Chairperson Mondli Gungubele, wishing him a speedy recovery from COVID19.
The Department of Social Development (DSD) and its agencies reported on the reprioritisations made to their original budgets ...
The Committee was briefed by the national Department of Social Development (DSD) and representatives of the provincial DSDs on the implementation of food distribution programmes. The Department also updated the Committee on preparations for the reopening of early childhood development (ECD ...
DSD 2019/20 Quarter 4 performance; Progress made to respond to Covid19 pandemic issues; with Minister
11 Jun 2020
The Committee was addressed by the Department of Social Development (DSD) on its fourth quarter performance, and by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) on the progress that had been made in responding to the impact of COVID19.
Despite the ...
Progress made in implementing GBV response action plan & SASSA COVID-19 intervention; with Minister
4 Jun 2020
The Committee was briefed by the Department of Social Development on progress made in implementing the Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Femicide Emergency Response Action Plan ...