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growth and creating ‘digital’ society, were very effective in ensuring that there was (i) an enabling framework to ensure digital growth; (ii) that the necessary infrastructure was created to host a ‘digital’ society; (iii) that universal access to digital hardware and software become available; and (iv) that digital innovation is being encouraged. It is expected that the National E-Strategy published in 2017 will build further on the successes of IPAP. To ensure Economic Participation and Transformation, the central goal of the RDP was to create a strong, dynamic and balanced economy in order to address socio-economic imbalances. In this case, the government has implemented several public employment programmes, which primarily targeted youth, including Community Works Programme (CWP); Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP); National Rural Youth Service Corps (NARYSEC); youth cooperatives and youth entrepreneurs (e.g. NYDA funded); (v) skills training (e.g. learnerships funded by SETAs); Jobs Fund; Employment Tax Incentive (ETI); and Youth Employment Service (YES).