25 November 2020 - NW2764
Mashabela, Ms N to ask the Minister of Basic Education to ask the Minister of Basic Education
Whether, with regard to the Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative which was introduced in the 2011-12 financial year to eliminate the backlog in schools infrastructure, there has been any meaningful improvement in terms of monitoring and accounting of the school infrastructure programme; if not, why not; if so, what is the current backlog in school infrastructure in each province?
Overall progress on ASIDI is summarised as follows:
- Of the 365 schools that need to be replaced, 252 have already progressed to Practical Completion
- Of the 977 schools that required upgraded sanatition, 897 have already progressed to Practical Completion
- Of the 1214 schools that required upgraded water supply, 955 have already progressed to Practical Completion
- Of the 373 schools that required upgraded electricity supply, all 373 have progressed to Practical Completion
There are ASIDI schools which have been completed on both Inappropriate Structures and Basic Services which currently in occupied, and schools under construction which are in advance construction stages (Annexure B) and schools that requires funding (Annexure A-Backlog).