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our goal

To strengthen democracy, enhance economic growth and reduce poverty in Pakistan

OUR WORK

Planning and budgeting

Improve how provincial and local governments plan and budget, and follow through with budget execution in an efficient, effective and transparent manner

Institutional Strengthening

Strengthen institutional capacity for governance and public financial management, with a focus on post-Covid recovery and climate change

Fiscal Space

Strengthen revenue policy and revenue administration for additional resource generation through tax and non-tax measures

Innovation & Action Research

Improve governance and public financial management through research and innovation pilots

X-cutting: Accountability, Inclusion & Transparency

Support the mainstreaming of inclusion, accountability, and transparency in government planning and budgeting processes

HIGHLIGHTS

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our impact

PKR

79

billion

Represents an 80% increase in the utilisation of development funds during the first half of FY2021-22 over the same period the year before

PKR

6.6

billion

Equals 23% reduction in pension costs in FY 2021-22 achieved by raising the voluntary retirement age

PKR

15

billion

Is the additional revenue target for FY 2022-23 on account of increase in stamp duty

PKR

2.5

million

Is the number of registration requests logged at new Provincial Socio-Economic Registry

PKR

57

billion

Is the amount of efficiency savings in FY 2022-23 made possible by smarter budgeting

PKR

128

billion

Is the increase in current expenditure representing 25% year-on-year improvement

PKR

81

billion

Is the increase in development spending showing 62% year-on-year improvement

PKR

107

billion

Is the number of priority projects that received 100% budgeted funds, including health and education

OUR CONTRIBUTION TO PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Public Financial
Management Act

  • Constitutional provisions upheld
  • Efficient financial management
  • Enhanced fiscal discipline
  • Enhanced budget Scrutiny by the legislature

KP Debt
Management Act

  • Maintaining debt at a sustainable level
  • Enhancing fiscal space
  • Transparency to the citizens

Punjab Fiscal
Risk Management Framework

  • Annual fiscal risk statement mandated as part of the budget
  • Legislative oversight and transparency in the management of fiscal risks

Motor Vehicle Tax
(Amendment) Act

  • Universal KP number plates
  • More KP based registrations
  • Enhanced prestige
  • Fewer holdups outside the province

Pension Reforms Amendment to Punjab Civil Servants Act 1974

  • Minimum Voluntary Retirement Age raised to 55 years
  • Resultant pension liability is less by     PKR 85.49 billion

Sales Tax
on Services Act

  • Sound legal basis for the Sales Tax
  • Facilitating businesses
  • Enhanced provincial revenue

Reform in Punjab Pension Rules

  • Medical certificates and physical appearance replaced with remote biometrics
  • Convenience for pensioners
  • Error and frauds prevention

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) Act

  • A functionally autonomous KPRA
  • Collecting taxes accountably and efficiently

Step towards Treasury Single Account (TSA)

  • Zero-Balance Aasaan Assignment Accounts (Punjab)
  • Balances from zero-balance accounts returning to the provincial consolidated account
  • Improved liquidity