Molale gives BPC transformation update

BPC Head Office
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The Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Eric Molale explained to Parliament yesterday why the Three R principle was not applied during the power parastatal's restructuring.

Explaining why the Three R principle was not applied, Molale said that 14 months ago, Botswana Power Corporation had started implementing the Masa 2020 Transformation Strategy in order to reform its business processes. 

The minister said the managerial and supervisory positions within the new structure of the corporation were advertised internally and externally.  Molale said that employees who applied for jobs and were found to be competent were retained in their current position or redeployed. “Where employees had skills gaps, which could be closed within a short period of time through on-the-job training, they were offered such positions on developmental basis,” he said. 

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