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Sustainable Rural Communities

Office of the Director General

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​​​​​​Purpose​

To facilitate integrated development and social cohesion through participatory approaches in partnership with all sectors of society.

Functions

  1. ​Manage the process of access to land, including land ownership and sustainable development
  2. Develop and coordinate policies and programmes in support of the implementation of land reform.
  3. Provide geo-spatial and technology research and development services.
  4. Provide social, technical, rural livelihood and institutional facilitation.
  5. Facilitate rural infrastructure development strategies for socio-economic growth.
  6. Register deeds and other documents.
  7. Coordinate and administer cadastral surveys.
  8. Render corporate support services.
  9. Render financial and supply chain management services.
  10. Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, governance and risk management of all business processes.
  11. Coordinate activities of the economic cluster.
  12. Strategically manage stakeholder and international relations as well as media liaison.
  13. Provide strategic and management support services.
  14. Coordinate, manage and advise on safety and security.
  15. Develop policy research.

Chief Directorates 

  • Risk Management
  • Strategic and Management-Support
  • Internal Audit
  • Policy Research and Development
  • Safety and Security Services
  • International Relation and Community Liaison
  • Cluster ​​Coordination, Special Programmes and Intergovernmental Relations

Contacts
 
1. Mr PM Shabane
    Director-General: Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
    012 312 8503
    Mdu.Shabane@drdlr.gov.za

2. Mr S Khumalo
   Chief Director: Strategic and Management Support
   Office of the Director-General
   012 312 8621
   Sthembiso.Khumalo@drdlr.gov.za
 
3. Ms Debbie Khan
   Executive Assistant
   Office of the Director-General
   012 312 9490/8139/8503
   Debbie.Khan@drdlr.gov.za