Jakarta, CNN Indonesia — The government has allocated a budget of IDR 84.7 trillion for the Provinces of Papua and West Papua in 2022. The total funds allocated for the Province of West Papua are IDR 27.24 trillion and IDR 57.41 trillion for Papua.
“This value is up from 2020 which amounted to Rp. 79.7 trillion, but it is down slightly from last year’s Rp. 85.8 trillion because there is a central expenditure called the National Economic Recovery Fund (PEN) in 2021,” said Director of General Transfer Funds at the Directorate General Adriyanto. as quoted from Antara, Monday (17/1).
He detailed the budget for Papua and West Papua in 2022 consisting of IDR 12.9 trillion of special autonomy funds (otsus), additional infrastructure funds (DTI), transfer funds to regions and village funds (TKDD) of IDR 50.2 trillion, and ministry expenditures. or institutions amounting to Rp. 21.6 trillion.
He added that the government is currently preparing the Master Plan for the Acceleration of Development (RIPP) for Papua 2022-2041 which is based on Law Number 2 of 2021 concerning Special Autonomy for the Province of Papua and Government Regulation Number 107 of 2021 concerning Acceptance, Management, Supervision, and Master Plan for the Acceleration of Development. Development for the Implementation of Special Autonomy for Papua Province.
“If we see that there are already quite large ministry or agency expenditures in 2021, a total of Rp. 21.6 trillion. Of course, this is our joint task which will be outlined in the RIPP (Master Plan for the Acceleration of Development) Papua how to ensure K/A spending This L can really be synergized with the expenditure made by the regional government,” said Adriyanto.
Adriyanto requested that the central government and the regional government of Papua not run the same two programs so that the government’s budget can be used efficiently.
“Of course, if the sum of large expenditure funds is good, but if we do the same thing, there is an excess of activities, we need to guard this. So there should not be excessive activities that cause inefficiency in project implementation and budget use,” said Adriyanto.
Source: CNN Indonesia
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