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MEC for Human Settlements and Public Works

 

Mr Ravigasen Ranganathan Pillay - Bio Data

Mr Ravi Pillay serves as the MEC for Human Settlements and Public Works in the Provincial Government of KwaZulu-Natal. 

He completed his BA LLB at University of Durban Westville and qualified as an attorney. He practiced law for many years.  His professional life was however a part-time activity. His preoccupation was his social and political activism. Read more. . .

 

Latest Events

KZN Public Works creates awa...

2018-12-11
KZN Public Works creates awareness about HIV/AIDS

On Wednesday 04 December 2018, the Department of Public Works officials converged at Oliver Tambo House Audito...

North Coast Region commemora...

2018-12-10
North Coast Region commemorates World AIDS Day

On 7 December 2018 the North Coast Regional Office gathered at St Aiden Anglican Church in kwaNongoma to comme...

Umhlathuze Municipality’s EP...

2018-12-05
Umhlathuze Municipality’s EPWP Participants – Spotted on the Job

The timing and place was right as the 'Communication Team' spotted a group of the Expanded Public Works Prog...

Be Active Citizens ...MEC P...

2018-12-03
"Be Active Citizens"...MEC Pillay urged abaQulusi Community

On Wednesday 28 November 2018, the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Public Works' MEC Ravigasen Ranganathan Pillay ...

Go out there and be Exempla...

2018-11-30
"Go out there and be Exemplary" - PW Duma as he bid farewell to transferred officials

It was a joyous and yet sombre mood as Head Office officials held a function to bid farewell to Mrs. Nokubon...

Focus On EPWP Phase 4 Implem...

2018-11-22
Focus On EPWP Phase 4 Implementation Strategies As EPWP PEP’s Summit Concludes Its Business

Public Bodies (government departments, state or non-state owned entities and municipalities) as stakeholders i...

MEC Pillay Officially Handed...

2018-11-21
MEC Pillay Officially Handed Over Office Parking To The Premier

Left to right Mr SG Ngubane; Acting Director General, Ms PD Gwala-Khumalo; Deputy Director General, Mr TW Mchu...

KZN Making A Mark At The 6th...

2018-11-21
KZN Making A Mark At The 6th EPWP Conference In Pretoria

A delegation from KwaZulu-Natal EPWP Provincial Coordination - including Communication attended the 6th Public...

MEC Pillay officially handed...

2018-11-15
MEC Pillay officially handed over the office parking to the Premier

On 15 November 2018 the Office of the Premier held an official handover of the newly built office parking on T...

Midlands Region: The Last Ho...

2018-11-09
Midlands Region: The Last Host As Dr Sharpley Concluded His Roadshow

Midlands Region was the last host as Dr Gaster Gilbert Sharpley, the Head of Department (HOD) for KZN Public W...

HOD visits North Coast Regio...

2018-11-05
HOD visits North Coast Region

On Friday 02 November 2018, the newly appointed Head of Department for KZN Public Works, Dr G.G. Sharpley paid...

An Inspiring Design That Sco...

2018-10-30
An Inspiring Design That Scooped an Architecture Award

Mr Siphephelo Mhlongo, emerged as an ‘intern’ and produced an inspiring design that scooped an architecture aw...

Long Service Awards at South...

2018-10-30
Long Service Awards at Southern Region

In recognition of employee’s long service, KwaZulu-Natal Department of Public Works' Southern Region...

MEC R.R. Pillay Hard at Work...

2018-10-26
MEC R.R. Pillay Hard at Work During the Provincial Transport Month Activities

#TransportMonth activities by MEC Pillay and officials were undertaken in Harry Gwala region on Wednesday. Roa...

Making a Quality of Life Bet...

2018-10-19
Making a Quality of Life Better for the Learners

It was Thursday 18 October 2018, at approximately 9:15 and the weather was quite cool but cloudy with no possi...

MEC Reward EPWP Excellence T...

2018-10-18
MEC Reward EPWP Excellence Through Honorary Awards

MEC for Human Settlements and Public Works, Mr Ravi Pillay presented new honorary awards to seven EPWP impleme...

KZN Public Works conclude tw...

2018-10-16
KZN Public Works conclude two successful EPWP events

The Directorate: Provincial EPWP Coordination was hard at work on 11 and 12 October 2018 hosting two successfu...

At Last Premier's Imbizo For...

2018-10-15
At Last Premier's Imbizo For Dannhauser Local Municipality

The Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Province, Honourable Mr Thembinkosi Willies Mchunu invited all citizenry of Amaju...

KZN Public Works hosts EPWP ...

2018-10-11
KZN Public Works hosts EPWP Indaba

Thumbs Up for Job Creation Just a week after the Presidential Jobs Summit hosted by President Cyril Ramaphosa...

Departmental Strategic Revie...

2018-10-10
Departmental Strategic Review Workshow

KZN Public Works Review Its Strategies As The Current 5-Year Administration Term Closing Down On Friday, 5 Oc...

2018 Senior Citizens Parliam...

2018-10-09
2018 Senior Citizens Parliament Ready to Repair Social Fibre

From the 9th to 10th October 2018, the KwaZulu-Natal Cabinet hosted the 2018 Senior Citizens Parliament that w...

Long Service Award and its S...

2018-10-02
Long Service Award and its Significance

Public Works' eThekwini Region was once again 'in the limelight' on 'enterprise social networks' as it hosted ...

Observing and Celebrating He...

2018-09-28
Observing and Celebrating Heritage Day at eThekwini Region

September month was cuddled by the democratic waves of "heritage and moral regeneration" whilst Sout...

OSS Cabinet Day: A Focus on ...

2018-09-27
OSS Cabinet Day: A Focus on Msunduzi Local Municipality

On Wednesday 26 September 2018, MEC Ravigasen Ranganathan Pillay, MPL, brought honour and magnified Ward 2 of ...

HOD meets eThekwini Region s...

2018-09-26
HOD meets eThekwini Region staff

On Tuesday 25 September 2018, the newly appointed Head of Department for KZN Public Works, Dr G.G. Sharpley pa...

MEC Pillay with the Provinci...

2018-09-25
MEC Pillay with the Provincial Delegation at the National Heritage Day in Kokstad

MEC Ravi Pillay, the MEC champion of Harry Gwala region, was part of the Provincial Government delegation led ...

Head Office Promotes Cultura...

2018-09-21
Head Office Promotes Cultural Diversity

Head Office employees revealed their diversity talents and embraced each other’s culture during Heri...

HOD meets Southern Region st...

2018-09-21
HOD meets Southern Region staff

On Tuesday 18 September 2018, the newly appointed Head of Department for KZN Public Works, Dr G.G. Sharpley pa...

Official Opening of New Home...

2018-09-21
Official Opening of New Home Affairs Offices at Hluhluwe

His Majesty, Minister of HomeAffairsSA and MEC for Human Settlements and Public Works, Ravi Pillay cutting t...

KZN Provincial Literacy Cele...

2018-09-18
KZN Provincial Literacy Celebration and Awards Ceremony

This year the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Government held its annual Literacy Celebration and Awards Ceremony on ...

The ICT Directorate gives te...

2018-09-14
The ICT Directorate gives team building a thumbs up!

On the 14th of September 2018, ICT directorate management took the whole day to equip, train and motivate al...

MEC Pillay motivates Profess...

2018-09-07
MEC Pillay motivates Professional Interns to press on

MEC for Human Settlements and Public Works, Ravi Pillay accompanied by the Head of Department Dr GG Sharpley a...

Hon Premier TW Mchunu unveil...

2018-09-06
Hon Premier TW Mchunu unveiled a special commemorative plaque at Mandla Mthethwa School of Excellence

Hon Premier TW Mchunu unveiled a special commemorative plaque at Mandla Mthethwa School of Excellence to mar...

The HOD with an “OPEN-DOOR P...

2018-09-04
The HOD with an “OPEN-DOOR POLICY” calls for positive engagement and professional work ethics in the department

The newly appointed Head of Department for KZN Public Works, Dr G.G. Sharpley has encouraged Head Office emplo...

Midlands Region honoured fem...

2018-09-04
Midlands Region honoured female employees on Women’s Day

Female employees from the Midlands Regional Office celebrated women’s day as a tribute to the thousa...

North Coast Region Celebrate...

2018-08-31
North Coast Region Celebrates Women’s Month

Just before Women’s Month came to an end, North Coast Region made sure to celebrate with a day fille...

Women In Leadership Workshop

2018-08-29
Women In Leadership Workshop

The Public Service Women in Management Week meeting was held at eThekwini region on Tuesday. The Head of Dep...

Schools' Upgrades and Additi...

2018-08-28
Schools' Upgrades and Additions Project: A Focus on Ngcolosi Secondary

A special visit on Wednesday 6 June 2018 to the Ngcolosi Secondary School was a centre of the "Upgrades a...

MEC Ravi Pillay hitting the ...

2018-08-27
MEC Ravi Pillay hitting the tar in the Mandela Marathon

MEC Ravi Pillay hitting the tar in the Mandela Marathon

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Message from the MEC
Public Works employs a variety of communications tools to engage its stakeholder community. Since websites are usually the first port of call, the Department seeks to maintain a site with up to date content that is of value to our diverse audiences.
 
Mr Ravigasen Ranganathan Pillay

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Private Bag X9142, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Tel no: 033 355 5500

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