Ha Noi approves the total settlement of Ha Noi’s state budget in 2016 (06/12/2017)
HNP – On behalf of the Ha Noi People’s Committee, Director of the Department of Finance Ha Minh Hai made a statement on approving the total settlement of the city’s state budget in 2016 at the 5th session of the 15th Municipal People’s Council on December 4.
Director of the Ha Noi Department of Finance Ha Minh Hai speaks at the session
According to Director of the Finance Department, in 2016, the state budget revenue reached 105.69% against the estimation.
In terms of the local budget expenditure, Ha Noi focused on investing basic construction, key works in the area, such as: traffic infrastructure, urban facilities, industrial parks, industrial clusters, infrastructure in rural areas, craft villages and environment; enhancing investment for education, health, culture to ensure the implementation of programs approved by the Party Committee and the People’s Council.
In terms of regular spending, local budget has been allocated to carry out missions as stipulated by regulations of the Central and the city; timely and fully provided to meet the policies, mechanisms and goals according to the resolution outlined by the People’s Council; resolved pressing living issues and ensured policies for revolutionary contributors, invalids and martyrs’ families and the poor; paid attention to arranging funds for the environment, education, health, traffic, urban development, disease prevention, etc.
In addition, Ha Noi drastically and effectively implemented the Directive No. 22/CT-TTg dated June 3, 2016 of the Prime Minister on strengthening the direction, operation and implementation of some missions of finance, budget in 2016. Accordingly, the city gained significant achievements, such as: proactively implementing budget restructure to ensure financial resources for development; revoking VND 331 billion to supplement the local budget, etc.
Furthermore, the capital city has also reviewed processes, norms and price units in 9 fields of public services; combined processes, norms of similar duties to ensure the quality and efficiency. After all, Ha Noi reviewed, reduced and adjusted 130 processes, 454 norms, 1,071 price units.
Besides, Ha Noi directed units to implement the bidding in the procurement of assets, services as stipulated by Law on bidding and instructive documents; considered and issued decisions on bidding, ordering and supplying products and public services, contributing to improving the quality of services and the efficient use of the budget.
In 2016, the total revenue of local budget reached VND 119,816 billion, and the total budget expenditure was VND 103,043 billion. At municipal level, the total budget revenue was over VND 76,439 billion and the total expenditure was over VND 72,022 billion.
At the session, Director of the Ha Noi Department of Finance Ha Minh Hai noted that in 2016, the capital city has had weaknesses, shortcomings in the settlement of Ha Noi’s budget revenue and expenditure. Thus, the city’s sectors, levels will focus on overcoming the above shortcomings in the coming time.
By Tran Huong