The Budget implementation report highlights progress made in implementation of the Makueni County Government Budget for the Financial Year 2021/2022, for the period ending 31st March 2022. It also presents the key challenges that faced budget implementation during the reporting period and appropriate recommendations to overcome these challenges.
The total revenues mobilized in the first 9 months of FY 2021/22 were Kshs 5,424,462,259.12 representing 48% of the total budgeted revenues for the Financial Year. The overall County expenditure for the period amounted to Kshs. 5,216,043,457.05 against a Revised Budget of Kshs 11,251,039,704.02 representing an absorption rate of 46% for the first 9 months of FY 2021/2022. The recurrent expenditures were Kshs 3,893,397,095.95 against a revised budget of Kshs 6,979,637,023.54 which translated to an absorption rate of 56%. The development expenditure for the first 9 months of the FY 2021/22 were Kshs 1,322,646,361.11 against a revised budget of Kshs 4,271,402,680.48 representing an absorption rate of 31%.
The Budget was the third to implement the CIDP 2018-22 and was anchored on the County Government agenda of socio economic transformation with a broad focus on community economic empowerment for increased household income.
The overall revenue performance as at 31st March 2022 stood at 54%. The County had received 58% of the Equitable share, 0% conditional allocations, 35% loans and grants and had mobilized 44% of the targeted own source revenues.
The overall County Expenditure for the period ending 31st March 2022 amounted to Ksh. 5,216,043,457.05 translating to an overall absorption of 46%.