State Information Technology Agency, & Public Administration Leadership and Management Academy Strategic Plan & budgets 2010/11
16 Mar 2010
Mr E Rasool (ANC) said the issue of unemployed graduates was important, given that government wanted to improve service delivery. PALAMA had a database of 3 000 unemployed graduates, but the two did not necessarily meet, because some of the unemployed may have trained in areas such as theology, or ...
State Information Technology Agency, Public Service Commission & Public Administration Leadership and Management Academy briefing
27 Oct 2009
Mr E Rasool (ANC) said that SITA had large tenders and a substantial budget, but was dealing in a world of fast-changing technology. He felt that it was not enough for SITA to merely react to the Auditor-General’s reports. There was a need to readdress the ethical foundation of ...
Green Paper on National Strategic Planning: Public hearings Day 2
26 Oct 2009
Mr E Rasool (ANC) found the presentation very interesting and could discern that PWD did not fit into a pigeon-hole of just one sector, as the presentation ranged across sectors including transport, health, absorption into the economy through employment, and social security. His question was whether a National Planning Commission ...
Minister on the Green Paper on National Strategic Planning
5 Oct 2009
Mr E Rasool (ANC) noted that the Minister had referenced Anthony Giddens. A critique of Giddens' work stated that Giddens operated from the assumption that there was post political consensus where the existence of consensus was present allowing a society to do long-term planning. He felt that this consensus would ...
Minister of Communications & ICASA on Infraco licencing delay; Minister of Public Enterprises on Infraco & Transnet CEO appointment; Eskom Annual Report 2008/09 & Executive salary increase
14 Sep 2009
Mr E Rasool (ANC) said that two contradictory issues had been raised. There were massive warnings of the vulnerability of the energy supply and the effects of corruption and other malpractices. On the other hand Eskom was being lambasted on the question of salaries. It would be far better if ...
Public Service Commissioners: process and adoption of Committee report
6 Aug 2009
Mr E Rasool (ANC) also concurred with Ms Dreyer; he had been pleased that all four of those eventually selected had featured in every Member’s nomination list. At the end of the selection process the top two candidates differed by a matter of 2 % with regard to the scoring.
Department of Public Service & Administration & Public Service Commission: briefing on Strategic Plan & Budget
16 Jun 2009
Mr E Rasool (ANC) believed that the citizen satisfaction surveys should distinguish between three types: citizens, clients and users, and lobby groups.