Procurement Disclosure Report: 1 October 2021 to 31 October 2021
The Provincial Treasury is pleased to publish the seventeenth monthly edition of the Procurement Disclosure Report for the period 1 October 2021 to 31 October 2021. This is in line with the requirements of section 217 of the South African Constitution and demonstrates our continued commitment to good governance and transparency in public procurement in the Western Cape.
Total COVID-19 procurement expenditure for October 2021 amounted to R85,86 million of which R85,782 million was spent by provincial departments and R80,541.61 by public entities.
Cumulative COVID-19 expenditure for 2021/22 financial year now amounts to R541,940 million of which R541,448 million was spent by provincial departments and R492,268.60 by public entities.
Most of the expenditure for the month of October 2021 was incurred by the Departments of Health, Transport and Public Works and the Premier. The expenditure of the Department of Health focussed on personal protective equipment (PPE), non-personal protective equipment (PPE) expenditure and the vaccination rollout programme; the Department of Transport and Public Works focussed on non - PPE expenditure such as the hire of Brackengate hospital facilities, human resources, transport services, accommodation and the hire of the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) as a mass vaccination site; and Department of the Premier on COVID-19 related communication and advertising services in respect of prevention, awareness and behaviour change.
Detailed monthly reporting on all COVID-19 procurement expenditure transactions is made available via the COVID-19 dashboard of the National Treasury. This report summarises provincial information, and the dashboard is also replicated on the Provincial Treasury website at the following link: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/provincial-treasury/procurement-disclosure-report;
Provincial Treasury now also produces a quarterly and annual summary report on all COVID-19 procurement expenditure. These additional reports provide beneficial insight into COVID-19 expenditure over a longer, consolidated period. Monthly reports are produced in summarised format, with additional information available on the weblink indicated above. Please note that all previous reports are available on the Provincial Treasury website.
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