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    Industrial Development Division (IDD)

    Ms Thandi Phele

    Acting DDG Industrial Development Division (IDD)

    Purpose

    Designs and implements policies, strategies and programmes for the development of manufacturing and related sectors of the economy; and contributes to the direct and indirect creation of decent jobs, value-addition and competitiveness, in both domestic and export markets.
    Ms Thandi Phele
     

    Description of Sub-Programmes

    • Industrial Competitiveness develops policies, strategies and programmes to strengthen the ability of manufacturing and other value-added sectors, to create decent jobs and increase value-addition and competitiveness in domestic and export markets, as set out in the annual three-year rolling IPAP. The sub-programme makes transfer payments to: the South African Bureau of standards (SABS); the National Metrology Institute of South Africa (NMISA); the National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NCRS); and the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS).
    • Customised Sector Programme develops and implements high-impact sector strategies focused on manufacturing and other value-added sectors to create decent jobs and increase value-addition and competitiveness in domestic and export markets, as set out in the annual three-year rolling IPAP. This sub-programme makes transfer payments to: the IDC: Clothing and Textiles Production Incentive and the IDC's Customised Sector Programmes; the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research's (CSIR) Aerospace Industry Programme, its National Cleaner Production Centre and National Foundry Technology Network; the Intsimbi National Tooling Initiative; and the Centurion Aerospace Village.