The Committee conducts oversight over the Department of Economic Development herein referred to as the Department and its entities. In conducting oversight the Committee utilizes a myriad of tools to achieve its objectives in ensuring that service delivery is rendered. In this instance the Committee undertook oversight visits which specifically focused on The Innovation Hub (TIH), Gauteng Investment Centre (GIC) and the OR Tambo Industrial Development Zone (IDZ). All these are subsidiaries or projects of the Gauteng Growth Development Agency (GGDA)
The Committee commends the Department for the work undertaken by the GGDA, albeit the Committee impresses on the Department to ensure that investors and tenants are solicited to invest in the OR Tambo IDZ and also occupy space within that facility.
Read the full report below.