(1)(a) Gauteng has eleven (11) mobile units and all are not yet modernised. The mobile units have been decommissioned as they are still operating on the old manual system. Currently four (4) trucks have been refurbished and modernisation equipment is being installed and one (1) is equipped with live capture system and it is envisaged that it will be connected to the SITA/ MTN network by latest 29 November 2019.
(b)(i) Two (2) mobile units which are not modernised are currently parked at Germiston Office. There is no mobile unit parked at Braamfontein office, being the Provincial Office, as it is not an office to serve the public.
(b)(ii) Mobile units are in a process of being modernised and refurbished to meet the required and current operational model.
(b) There are eight (8) mobile operators and six (6) support staff and their duties is to drive to schools, informal settlements and communities and assist them with applications for enabling documents.
(c) There are regular system interruptions in the Province but the Regional IT Managers are always on site to give support and ensure system stability. There are no extended hours worked by officials, other than on voluntary basis after hours and over weekends.
(3)(a) The current staff compliment is 1249 and the staff shortage is 124 in Gauteng.
(b) There is only one funded vacant position of a Regional IT Manager: Westrand that has not been filled.
(4) June 2020 is envisaged for occupation, as currently the tender process to acquire the alternative accommodation is near completion.