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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 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

Emerging Contractor Training...

2018-08-24
Emerging Contractor Training Workshop - A Service Delivery Instrument

On Wednesday 22 August 2018, the eThekwini Region’s EPWP Unit, led by Mrs Nomcebo Lembethe and her t...

You Strike A Woman, You Stri...

2018-08-17
You Strike A Woman, You Strike A Rock: Head Office Celebrates Women’s Day

Words cannot be enough to describe how empowering the Departmental Women's Day celebration held at Oliver Tamb...

MEC Ravi Pillay and the SMS ...

2018-08-16
MEC Ravi Pillay and the SMS welcomed new HoD Dr Gaster Sharpley

MEC Ravi Pillay and the SMS welcomed new HoD Dr Gaster Sharpley

160 Beneficiaries Graduates ...

2018-07-25
160 Beneficiaries Graduates from KZN Public Works EPWP Training

EPWP graduates listening to Minister Nxesi's address during the ceremony KZN Public Works celebrated the grad...

Minister Nxesi Launches EPWP...

2018-07-25
Minister Nxesi Launches EPWP Selection And Recruitment Guidelines in KwaZulu-Natal

"The recruitment and selection of EPWP beneficiaries must be fair, transparent, equity, and with accounta...

The Yes Programme Registers ...

2018-07-25
The Yes Programme Registers Service Delivery Impact At Ugu Municipality

The youth of uMdoni and uMzumbe Local Municipalities under UGU District Municipalities are proud of their achi...

Southern Region plants 67 tr...

2018-07-20
Southern Region plants 67 trees on Mandela Day

Southern Region officials dedicated their Mandela Day at Dlangani High School in Bulwer where they planted 67 ...

Mandela Day: 'Angels' from e...

2018-07-19
Mandela Day: 'Angels' from eThekwini Region Lifted the Othandweni Children's Hopes

It was at 15:00 on Wednesday 18 July 2018 when eThekwini Regional staff, led by Nandipha Mathonsi and Solomon ...

Head Office ignites the spir...

2018-07-19
Head Office ignites the spirit of Mandela day

On 18 July 2018, the Head Office staff shared their 67 minutes feeding moms and babies at East Street Clinic i...

Induction Programme Session:...

2018-07-17
Induction Programme Session: eThekwini Region

EThekwini Regional Director, Ms Dudu Fihlela and her management team remains committed in the realisation of p...

Operation Sukuma Sakhe in uM...

2018-06-29
Operation Sukuma Sakhe in uMkhanyakude

A government that cares for the young and the elderly. MEC Ravi Pillay handed over a house and switched on ele...

Southern Region pays tribute...

2018-06-27
Southern Region pays tribute to the youth of 1976

On the 27th of June 2018, the Southern Region celebrated Youth day. This day is celebrated across all our regi...

Public Works shared a signif...

2018-06-18
Public Works shared a significant role at the 2018 Youth Parliament

KwaZulu-Natal Department of Public Works shared and led a significant role at the 2018 Provincial Youth Parlia...

Head Office remembering June...

2018-06-15
Head Office remembering June 16 Soweto Uprising

KZN Public Works Officials at Head Office wore their school uniform and assembled at the Auditorium to celebra...

KZN Public Works Immovable A...

2018-06-13
KZN Public Works Immovable Assets Management hosts National GITC Meeting

KZN Public Works Immovable Assets Management Chief Directorate hosted a successful National GIAMA Implementati...

Henry Vusi Masinga - A Man f...

2018-05-31
Henry Vusi Masinga - A Man for All Seasons

Mr Henry Vusi Masinga begins his retirement life as at June 1, 2018. He retires after 30 years of faithful ser...

The State of Waterfall Combi...

2018-05-30
The State of Waterfall Combined Primary School project - A journey to Service Excellence

Above (ltr) Mr Gwala, the school Principal with Shabbir Ismail, an Architect and Mack Sathanand, a Profession...

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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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