Western Cape wins top awards at National Batho Pele Excellence Awards
Last night, at the annual National Batho Pele Excellence Awards, the Western Cape Government was honoured with numerous prizes for top performance in the public service.
The purpose of the National Batho Pele Excellence Awards is to entrench the professionalisation of the public service, to recognise, reward and acknowledge public servants who are performing beyond their call of duty, and to encourage excellence in the public service.
Congratulations to the following Western Cape Government departments and officials on their awards:
Best Head of Department:
1. Dr Beth Engelbrecht, Western Cape Department of Health - Gold
2. Jacqui Gooch, Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works - Silver
3. Graham Paulse, Western Cape Department of Local Government - Bronze
Best functioning Provincial Department:
Western Cape Department of Health - Gold
Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works - Gold
Western Cape Department of Local Government - Silver
Western Cape Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning - Bronze
The Western Cape also won silver for best functioning Provincial Department Office of the Premier.
"I am incredibly proud of our committed and hardworking provincial government departments, and I am honoured to work with such dedicated public servants.
Let’s continue to serve the people of this province with clean, excellent government. And let us all remember to play our part in delivering jobs, safety and dignity for all in the Western Cape." - Premier Alan Winde