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Kiambu kick-starts process to discuss Sh. 17.2 billion supplementary budget

The Budget and Appropriations Committee at the Kiambu County Assembly is set to start receiving other committees’ proposals in regards to the projected Ksh. 17.2 billion Supplementary Estimates one (1) for the year 2021/2022.

The Committees started their sittings yesterday so as to re-look into the funds that could be supplemented are due to submit their proposals to the budget committee by Friday (Jan. 28th 2022) this week.
Chairperson Hon. Livingstone Waiganjo (MCA, Kahawa Sukari Ward) says that they are working to beat the deadline.
The revised total projected revenue is estimated at KES. 17,218,313,747 up from the approved estimates of KES. 16,216,468,856 representing an increase of KES. 1,001,844,819.
The projected revenue comprises of equitable share of KES. 11,717,525,710, conditional grants being projected at KES. 630,639,253 and KES. 3, 990,461,000 as own source revenue and unspent balances of KES. 870,686,826.
According to the estimates, the recurrent expenditure is taking 70 per cent of the total budget (KES. 12,138,701,830) while 30% of is going to development.
However, some departments like Health has had an additions allocation due to the increased demand of health services across the country due to the COVID-19 fourth wave that is currently being experienced.
Meanwhile, Committees on Health, Agriculture, Finance, Water and Environment among others kicked off the hearings on the proposed estimates with County Executive Departments Offices led by the CECs invited to defend their submissions.

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