Gauteng will get 100 new schools in the next ten years.
There are also plans to build ten new hospitals, while another ten will be undergoing major renovations in the next year.
By 2025, the province will have three special economic zones – in the Ekurhuleni metro (on the East Rand), Tshwane metro (Pretoria) and in the Sedibeng district (Vaal Triangle) – which will be fully operational.
Gauteng Prime Minister David Makhura said in his provincial speech at Sefako Makgatho Medical University in Ga-Rankuwa, north of Pretoria, on Tuesday morning.
According to Makhura, a special agricultural processing zone will also be developed on the West Rand.
There will be 15 refurbished industrial parks, 12 agri-parks and five agricultural product processing zones in five locations in the province, Makhura said in his speech of about one and a half hours.
He paid close attention to the development of the economy to create and sustain jobs, attract investment, the energy sector, municipalities, the renewal process of townships, the road network systems, the abolition of informal settlements, health, transport, water, climate change. , education and land occupation.
He said that Pres. Cyril Ramaphosa will be announcing the e-toll system soon.