Brief

The Planning, Research and Statistics Department is the Think Tank of the NDE. It was established by the Civil Service Reform Act 43 of 1988.

Roles:

It was established by the Civil Service Reform Act 43 of 1988 to carry out the following statutory functions:

  • Collection and processing of data and statistics relating to the NDE Operations
  • Research into the NDE internal organization and operational modalities
  • Research into the sectors over which the NDE has jurisdiction
  • Running the secretariat of the NDE Tenders Board
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of plan implementation
  • Management of NDE records and information resources (data bank, computer services, registry, library, etc.)
  • Liaison with relevant bodies outside the NDE

The above-mentioned functions are carried out by the following divisions:

  • Planning and Policy
  • Research and Statistics
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Job Centre (JC)
  • Resource Centre (RC)