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27 Dec 2023 | Wed 15:41
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Finance
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State expenditure
State expenditure reaches MVR 46.7 billion
 
MVR 4.3 billion was spent on allowances
 
MVR 4.9 billion was spent on salaries and wages of staff
 
The government has spent MVR 14.6 billion as Capital Expenditure

The state expenditure had reached MVR 46 billion by 21 December, 2023.

Statistics revealed by the Ministry of Finance show that the government expenditure is more than the amount they spent during the same period last year. As such, while the state has so far spent MVR 46.7 billion in 2023, for the same period of 2022, the government expenditure was recorded at MVR 41.1 billion.

The total Recurrent and Capital Expenditure of the state currently sits at MVR 44.6 billion. During the same period of 2022, the total Recurrent and Capital Expenditure of the state sat at MVR 38.4 billion.

Ministry's statistics show that the state spent MVR 30 billion as Recurrent Expenditure. This include MVR 10.9 billion spent on Salaries, Wages and Pension of staff, as well as MVR 18.5 billion spent on Administrative and Operational Expenses.

As such, MVR 4.9 billion was spent on salaries and wages of staff and MVR 4.3 billion was spent on allowances. While MVR 1.2 billion was spent on pension of staff, MVR 535.9 million was spent on retirement benefits and gratuities.

During 2022, the state spent MVR 10.2 billion on Salaries, Wages and Pension of staff by 21 December. During this period MVR 16.4 billion was spent on Administrative and Operational Expenses.

Statistics show that MVR 2.1 billion was spent on Aasandha by 21 December.

Additionally, the state has so far spent MVR 3.9 billion on subsidies.

Finance Ministry stated that the government has so far spent MVR 1.9 billion as Council Grants.

Statistics show that the government spent MVR 14.6 billion as Capital Expenditure. For the same period of 2022, the government's Capital Expenditure was MVR 11.7 billion.

MVR 560.9 million was spent on Capital Equipment, and MVR 11.6 billion was spent on infrastructure Assets. This includes MVR 4.2 billion spent on Land and Buildings, MVR 3.7 billion spent on Roads, Bridges and Airports, as well as MVR one billion spent on Wharves, Ports and Harbors.

It is recorded that the state spent MVR 1.3 billion on investment outlays. The state has so far spent MVR 13.1 million on Development Projects.

Moreover, the government has spent MVR 1.1 billion as domestic lending and MVR two billion for Loan Repayment.

So far this year, MVR 954.2 million has been transferred to the Sovereign Development Fund.

Last updated at: 3 months ago
Reviewed by: Fathimath Zuhaira
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