BANDUNG-West Java Regional Representative Council (DPRD) taps the hammer for approval of the Regional Government Budget (APBD) for the 2018 Fiscal Year (TA). Thus the West Java DPRD has set the 2018 APBD into a Regional Regulation (Perda).
In his final opinion, West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil said that in order to improve development outcomes in order to be more qualified, Emil asked the regional apparatus to accelerate the implementation of the 2018 APBD Amendment by implementing the tender process carefully.
"In order to accelerate the implementation of activities in the 2018 APBD Amendment, every activity that requires a tender process to immediately plan to carry out the tender package carefully," pleaded Emil, as Ridwan Kamil said in a plenary session of the West Java DPRD on Raperda Approval of 2018 APBD TA in the Plenary Room West Java Provincial DPRD, Jl. Diponegoro, Bandung City, Friday (28/9/18).
This was done, said Emil, to avoid tender failures. In addition, after the Regional Regulation Draft was approved by the DPRD, the announcement of the General Procurement Plan (RUP) could be carried out by prioritizing the principles of effectiveness, transparency and accountability. In accordance with Article 22 Paragraph 2 of Presidential Regulation Number 16 of 2018 concerning Government Procurement of Goods / Services.
The regional apparatus was also asked to play an active role in the evaluation process of the 2018 APBD Amendment Draft Regional Regulation by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Emil emphasized that the absorption of the budget must be according to the planned schedule to avoid the stack of bills at the end of the fiscal year.
"Carry out the work and absorption of the budget according to the schedule that has been planned, so as to avoid the pile of work payment bills at the end of the fiscal year, so that the development results can be felt by the community," he said.
In the same place, the Regional Secretary and Chair of the West Java Regional Government Budget Team (TAPD) Iwa Karniwa said the 2018 Amendment Budget, which was only approved by the DPRD, experienced a significant increase.
The total 2018 APBD Amendment is worth Rp 33.259 trillion of the total budget in the 2018 pure APBD of Rp 31.9 trillion. "So there is a significant increase in the Amendment APBD around 4.02%," said the Secretary.
This increase came from the positive achievement of Regional Original Taxes (PAD) which in pure reached Rp. 17.58 trillion in changes to Rp. 18.816 trillion or an increase of Rp. 1.23 trillion. This increase, according to the Regional Secretary, was contributed from the regional tax of Rp. 1,159 trillion. "The total regional tax reaches Rp. 18.816 trillion from Rp. 17.58 trillion," he said.
According to him, the performance of the West Java Regional Revenue Agency (Bapenda) is fairly positive in that the free program of Motor Vehicle Tax penalties and Transfer of Vehicle Name II or second-hand vehicles gives a substantial income.
"Furthermore, the balance fund has an increase of Rp. 14.34 trillion to Rp. 14,379 trillion. This increase is from the General Allocation Fund from Rp. 2,879 trillion to Rp. 3,023 trillion in the changes. Although there is a decrease in tax sharing, the overall balance of funds increases. Rp. 34 billion, "he said.
Other legitimate income posts also increased from Rp31 billion to Rp63.7 billion. This increase is because the West Java Provincial Government has only received incentives as an area that has won consecutively without exception (WTP) five times in a row. "We got Rp33.7 billion more," he said.
West Java Regional Secretary also confirmed the quick wins program West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil and Vice Governor Uu Ruzhanul Ulum were accommodated in the Amendment Budget.