Govít seeks ways to curb project delays, overruns

Ebineng
Ebineng

The Ministry of Transport and Communications is looking for ways to overcome cost and schedule overruns in development projects, a Parliamentary committee on communications, works, transport and technology was told this week.

Appearing before the committee, permanent secretary in the Ministry, Kabelo Ebineng said virtually all of the projects they are currently implementing are behind schedule.

“This will ultimately result in project extensions of time leading to cost overruns,” he said. In most projects, Ebineng said it was established that there is a lack of project management, noting that the Ministry needs to set up a project management office that will be manned by a well-resourced project management officer.

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