REVENUE BUDGET AND ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2009-10

PROF. DR. KHAWAJA AMJAD SAEED (kamjadsaeed@yahoo.com)
Jan 18 - 24, 2010

Punjab Budget 2009-2010 of Pakistan was released on June 13, 2009. Budget documents were also released and these were many in number with extensive pages.

Readers are keen to comprehend the salient features in a summarized form. In Pakistan annual budget is divided into two parts namely, Revenue Budget and Annual Development Plan (ADP). Below is a quantitative analysis for ready reference of readers who may draw their own conclusions.

1. CATEGORIES OF BUDGET

There are two categories of budgets namely, Revenue Budget and Development Budget (ADP).

2. QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS

Quantitative analysis of Revenue Budget and ADP for 2009-2010 presented on June 16, 2009 is enclosed along with the following Annexes:

* Annex A- Punjab Revenue Budget 2009-2010: Rs. 424 billion

* Annex B-Punjab ADP 2009-2010: Rs. 175 billion

3. REVENUE BUDGET: 2009-2010

Revenue receipts forecasted are Rs. 424 billion against forecasted disbursements of Rs. 315 billion-producing a surplus of Rs. 109 billion (Annex A).

However, the Government of Punjab is dependent to the extent of 80% (Rs. 337b) on Federal Government for its revenue budget and its provincial contribution is forecasted to be 20% (Rs. 87b).

4. ADP 2009-2010

Three core programs of the above ADP consist of:

a) Social Sectors 34%.

b) Infrastructure Development 27%

c) Others 13%. Special Programs consist of District/TMA Development, Danish School System and Special Infrastructure aggregating to a total of Rs. 45b. See Annex B.

ANNEX "A"

PUNJAB BUDGET 2009-2010

REVENUE BUDGET

PARTICULARS 2009 - 2010(BE) 2008 - 2009 (R)
RS.B % RS. B %
Revenue Receipts 424 100 360 100
Revenue Disbursements 315 74 282 78
Surplus 109 26 78 22
Total 424 100 360 100
REVENUE RECEIPTS
A: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Federal Divisible Pool 321 76 269 75
Federal Grants 11 03 17 05
Straight Transfer 05 01 06 02
Total 337 80 292 82
B: PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT
Provincial tax revenue 50 12 28 07
Provincial: non-tax revenue 37 08 40 11
Total 87 20 68 18
. 424 100 360 100
REVENUE DISBURSEMENTS
General Public Services 160 51 145 52
Public Order & Safety Affairs 55 17 48 17
Economic Affairs 52 17 37 13
Education 22 07 32 11
Health 21 07 15 05
Others 05 01 05 02
Total 315 100 282 100
Surplus 109 . 78 .
. 424 . 360 .
Source: Extracted from White Paper on the Budget 2009-2010, released by the Government of Punjab on June 16, 2009, PP 8, 32.


ANNEX "B"

PUNJAB ADP: 2009-2010

COMPOSITION

2009 - 2010 (BE)

2008 - 2009 (R)

RS.B % RS. B %
A: CORE PROGRAMS
1. Social: (Education and Health, Water Supply & Sanitation, Social Protection, Regional Planning, Local Govt and Community Development) 60 34 47 30
2. Infrastructure Development: (Roads, Irrigation, Public Buildings, and Urban Development) 48 27 58 37
3. Others: (Production Sectors, Services Sectors and others) 22 13 17 11
Total Core Programs 130 74 122 78
B: Special Programs: (District/TMA Programs, Special Infrastructure and Danish School System) 45* 26 33* 22
Total 175 100 155 100
Particulars RS. B %
SPECIAL PROGRAMS:
Special Infrastructure 26 21
District/TMA Development 12 12
Others 07 -
. 45* 33*
Source: Extracted from White Paper on the Budget 2009-2010, Released by the Government of Punjab on June 16, 2009, pp.53-54.