Kasese District Local Government has conducted her budget conference for FY 2024/25 today 3rd November 2023 under the theme , ” Full monetization of Ugandas Economy Through: Commercial Agriculture, Industrialisation, Expanding and Broadening service, Digital Transformation and Market Access ”
The budget conference was an avenue for sectors and departments to present draft financial priorities/proposals for FY 2024/25 for stakeholders to discuss and add input aiming at promoting citizen participation in planning and budgeting.
At the budget conference, Mr Muhindi Bukombi Erifazi District chairperson who was the guest speaker, highlighted the resource envelope projection as 95,891,377,000 UgShs expected to be raised as ; Locally Raised revenue- 5,022,608,000, Central Government Grant , Descrenary Government Transfers 9,918,760,000 , conditional Government Transfers Shs 68,560,625,000, other Governnment Transfers Shs 7,362,778,000 and Donor Funding 5,026,606,000.
The District chairperson also highlighted the different challenges the District is undergoing that need stakeholders attention which includes; Disasters that have continouslyaffected the District, high population growth rates, unpredictable weather patterns , and internal and security threats among others
He also urged the community yo remain vigilant and security cautious
In the speech of the District chairperson, the resource envelope projection stands at 95,891,377,000= expected to be raised as ; Locally Raised revenue- 5,022,608,000, Central Government Grant , Descrenary Government Transfers -9,918,760,000 , conditional Government Transfers Shs 68,560,625,000, other Governnment Transfers Shs 7,362,778,000 and Donor Funding 5,026,606,000. He echoed the reason for maintaining the revenue outlook as at June 2023 as an advice from Governments.
The district chairperson informed the
The district chairperson also highlighted the challenges that have continously affected the District in areas of Disaster management, high population growth rates, unpredictable weather patterns , internal and security threats among others.
He urged the community to remain vigilant and watch over as the District is currently experiencing security insurgencies.
The Chief administrative officer Mr. Byamungu Elias appreciated the role played by key development partners in supporting the development agenda foe Kasese .
He also highlighted the key policy issues and administrative issues to improve efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery focusing on Parish Development model , Revenue collection, mainstreaming nutrition, among others.
Key departments like Works and technical services, Production departments, Health and Environment presented their sector draft priorities which can be accessed on https://www.kasese.go.ug/e-library/