Question NW3020 to the Minister of Basic Education

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21 November 2023 - NW3020

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Nodada, Mr BB to ask the Minister of Basic Education

(1)       Whether the National Treasury has approved funding for the Special Intervention Programme on Overcrowding in Schools (SIPOS) programme; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) what is the projected cost of the SIPOS programme?


1. Treasury has not yet provided funding for the programme and there hasn't been progress thus far.

2. The submitted cost then was based on 13 465 required additional classes at the cost of R4 914,725.000.00

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