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    Industrial Development: Policy Development Division (IDPDD)

    Mr Garth Strachan

    Deputy Director General: Industrial Development: Policy Development Division (IDPDD)

    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.
    Mr Garth Strachan
     

    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.