Over 9000 jobs in one year
A centre of excellence that creates employment while accelerating implementation of all sector programmes
The Infrastructure Delivery Division (IDD) of the DBSA is a relatively new division established to accelerate the implementation of infrastructure programmes. Its purpose is to create a centre of excellence that works with key government stakeholders to improve the speed and quality of infrastructure delivery.
According to Mohammed Bhabha, IDD acting group executive, the IDD’s goal is to contribute to economic growth by accelerating the delivery of quality social and economic infrastructure and promoting cost-effective, sustainable, integrated infrastructure planning and delivery.
As such, the IDD offers project management support in key priority sectors critical to the achievement of various national objectives for economic growth, job creation and infrastructure delivery.
The division’s project portfolio is driven by the commitment of the DBSA to augment the capacity of the state to address infrastructure backlogs.
“We deal with a variety of infrastructure projects,” says Bhabha. “From a social infrastructure perspective we are involved with the construction and refurbishment of clinics, the refurbishment of hospitals, emergency repairs in hospitals and schools, as well as general school repairs and rehabilitation.”
He says the IDD is also involved with the rehabilitation and mainte-