Rukiga District Approves 17.4 Billion Budget.
Rukiga District Local Government yesterday approved budget estimates
amounting to 17.4 billion Shillings for the financial year 2019/2020.
The budget, Presented by the Rukiga district Vice Chairperson Jackson
Muganizi, shows a one billion increase from the 16.9 billion Shillings
budgeted in the year ending June 2019.
According to Muganizi, of this 13.4 billion shillings is expected from
the conditional government transfers, 2 billion shillings is expected
from Discretionary government transfers, 946 million shillings from
donor funding, 702 million shillings from other government transfers
and 262 from locally raised revenues.
The education department takes the lion’s share of the budget with a
planned allocation of 10.1 billion shillings, followed Health
department with a planned allocation of 3.2 billion shillings, the
Administration department has a budget estimate of 1.2 billion
shillings, Statutory bodies department has 386.8 million shillings,
Finance department will take 201.9 million shillings, Production and
Marketing department has budget estimates of 555.3 million shillings,
Water department will take 230 million shillings, Planning has 183.2
million shillings, Roads and Engineering will take 535.6 million
shillings, Internal audit has 34.6 million shillings, Trade, industry
and local development has 49.4 million shillings, Natural resources
has150 million shillings while the Community based services has 449