Finance

 

Finance department

The Finance department is composed of 3 sectors which include Finance, Revenue and expenditure and planning Unit among others. It is one of the biggest departments in the District whose objectives are to;

      To identify and collect sufficient revenue to facilitate service delivery in the district.

      To enhance capacity of staff in accounting, financial management and accountability.

      To provide technical guidance to the district sectors in preparation of work plans, budget estimates and financial reports      To ensure accurate Financial records for timely reporting and accountability

      To enhance capacities of technical staff in preparing development plans.

      To plan, monitor, evaluate and coordinate projects and programmes.

      Collect, analyze and disseminate data and information for sound decision making.

      To strengthen the management of data and information.

      To promote awareness on issues of population and development.

LOCAL REVENUE

The district Local Revenue share as percentage of total budget is 2.5 % of the budget as of 2018/19 financial year.

FINANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

Local Revenue

251,367,639

285,487,776

323,090,214

640,230,000

650,230,000

Central Government Grants

17,320,544,332

19,256,040,726

21,603,967,038

21,797,232,000

24,175,100,000

Donor funds

344,133,000

485,453,809

238,644,109

176,001,000

194,0003,000

Transfers from other Government units

 

 

267,284,904

3,057,749,000

2,317,476,000

TOTAL

17,916,044,971

20,026,982,311

22,432,986,265

25,671,211,000

27,336,810,000

Budgetary Allocations to Departments

Table 3.11: Budgetary allocations by departments for FY 2018/19

Department

Budget Allocation

                 (%) share

Administration

                    640,911,290

3.3

Finance

                    669,173,693

3.4

Statutory Bodies

                    526,420,343

2.7

Production

                 1,423,420,203

7.4

Health

                 4,456,627,438

23.2

Education

                 9,850,885,547

51.2

Works

                    863,974,490

4.5

Natural Resources

                    122,170,731

0.6

Community Based Services

                    625,187,400

3.3

Planning

                      24,810,713

0.1

Internal Audit

                      39,959,919

0.2

GRAND TOTAL

               19,243,541,767

99.9

Source: District Budget for FY 2018/19

Revenue sources for three financial years

Revenue source

Approved Budget 2018/19 (000’s)

Reciepts by end of Dec 2018/19 (000’s)

Proposed budget 2018/19 (000’s)

Locally Raised Revenues

                   191,199

             234,567

                  391,199

unconditional  Government Transfers

                 1,909,174

             791,535

               1,873,393

Conditional Government Transfers

               13,117,188

        16,941,755

             19,738,622

Other  Government Transfers

                 1,916,867

          1,212,156

                  938,029

Donar Funding

                   109,900

             119,900

                    99,900

Total Revenues

               17,244,328

        19,299,913

             23,041,143

 Source: District Finance office

 

The major sources of revenue for the District are government grants and local revenue. The district entirely relies on government grants which represent the biggest part of the entire budget. There district is  mobilizing more Local Revenue by implementing the strategies stipulated in the local revenue enhancement plan 2018/19 FY.