Department Of Economic Development Witbank
Department Of Economic Development Witbank, Witbank is a city situated on the Highveld of Mpumalanga, South Africa, within the eMalahleni Local Municipality. The name Witbank is Afrikaans for White Ridge and is named after a white sandstone outcrop where wagon transport drivers rested. The city is known for the coal-mining in the surrounding region.
Building No. 2, First Floor Government Complex
|Private Bag X2340
|013 947 2240
|013 947 2544
Cnr.Botha Avenue & Northey Street Witbank
|P.O. BOX 383
|013 690 2595
|013 690 3704
|Consumer Affairs Ehlanzeni Region
66 Anderson Street
|Private Bag X11215
|013 752 3761
|013 752 3729
About the DEDET
The Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism was formed after the split of the then Department of Finance and Economic Affairs in 2005.
We are the premier Department tasked with the responsibility to drive all economic development and planning initiatives in the province.
The Department provides oversight role on the work of three agencies which are: Mpumalanga Economic Growth Agency (MEGA), Mpumalanga Gambling Authority and Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency.
Mandate, Vision and Mission
An inclusive globally competitive economy.
Drive economic growth that creates decent employment and promote sustainable development through partnerships.
The Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism is mandated to steer provincial economic growth activities and ensure the preservation of the environment, in order to speed up economic growth and transform the economy to create decent work and sustainable livelihood for the people of Mpumalanga.