Kayunga District tables Shs 25 billon budget, plans to increase staff houses for teachers & health workers
By Information & Public Relations Department
Kayunga District has adopted the Public Private Partnerships (PPP) as a modality that will leverage private sectors capacities to deliver public services.
This has been adopted in today’s District budget council presided over by the District Speaker Hon Ntege Kizito that has sat in the new council chambers.
The District Chairperson Eng Dagada Steven explained that the partnership is geared towards attracting more investments in the District that will eventually lead to creation of jobs for the masses in the District.
According to the Ag Secretary for Finance Hon Lutalo K Jamil……, ”Among the district’s major expenditures will be on payment of staff salaries which is projected at shs 15.3 billion shillings which is 66.5% of the total District budget.” He said
The total projected budget for next Financial Year 2016/2017 is projected at UG Shs 25 billion of which shs 23,737 billion is expected from the central government, 723 million shillings from the donors and shs 764 millions from its locally raised revenue. Lutalo read
The district is also planning to provide monthly allowances to the older persons under the SAGE programme.
Closing out his remarks, the District Chairperson informed the august house that the District Executive Committee had allowed Mutesa I Royal University to use some of its old premises and requested council to endorse on this resolution.