Promotes accelerated infrastructure delivery in order to strengthen implementation of municipal infrastructure development at local government to targeted communities in order to eradicate backlogs and enable access to basic services. During 2009/10 financial year, the sub-programme increased access to basic services by 1.2 million on basic water, 687 070 on basic sanitation, 965 636 on roads and community lighting by 464 183.
The target for 2010/11 financial year is 1.4 million for basic water, 808 070 for basic sanitation, 1.1 million for roads and 540 186 for community lighting. Access to free basic services by poor households during 2009/10 financial amounted to 87% for free basic water and 87% for free basic electricity. The targets for free basic water and electricity for the 2010/11 financial year is 90% and 89% respectively. Funding for basic services is provided through the Municipal Infrastructure Grant.