More Teachers To Be Hired As MOE Gets More Funding In Ruto’s Budget
More Teachers To Be Hired As MOE Gets More Funding In Ruto’s Budget. The Sh3.6 trillion budget is anticipated to have the greatest impact on the Ministry of Education (MoE) and its counterpart in the Security Ministry. This is in accordance with Ruto’s proposed budget for the fiscal year 2023–2024.
The Ministry of Education has received the greatest share of all the state ministries, or Sh568.8 billion, according to the report on the budget estimate that was delivered to Parliament on Thursday.
Website of the MoE: https://www.education.go.ke
Second, the security division receives an allocation of Sh338 billion right after Education. The Roads department, which has been given Sh239.5 billion, is next in line.
The Health Department is at position 4 and has also been given a sum of Sh125.5 billion.
Ruto’s budget includes more funds for the education ministry.
The following departments have been assigned based on the suggestion made;
2023/2024 Budget Allocations
- Agriculture and Food Security – Sh47.3 billion
- Transport – Sh43 billion
- Government and Justice – Sh8.3 billion
- Manufacturing and Industrialization – Sh22.8 billion
- Social protection and Affirmative Action – Sh38.5 billion.
- Equity, Poverty reduction, women and youth Empowerment – Sh78.7 billion
- Sports and Culture, Recreation and Tourism – Sh22.1 billion
- Environment Protection, water and Natural Resources – Sh115.1 billion
- Executive – Sh2.1 Trillion 10. Parliament – Sh40 billion.
11.Judicial service commission – Sh22.9 billion
Consolidated Funds Service – Sh986.2 Billion, comprising an additional Sh146.9 Billion for the payment of overseas interest and Sh628.3 Billion for domestic interest.
County expenditure plans of Sh385.4 billion include an additional Sh44.2 billion in conditional grants.
The budget for the financial year 2023–2024 includes Sh3.5993 billion in total gross expenditures, according to the announcement.
The government has set out Sh15.5 billion under the Ministry of Education (MoE) for junior secondary school enrollment.
Additionally, Sh65.4 billion has been set aside for the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) and the Free Day Secondary School Education.
A part of Sh12.5 billion has been allocated for free primary education (FPE).
The school food program has been allotted a budget of Sh3.9 billion by the Ministry of Education (MoE), while an additional Sh316.7 billion has been given to the Teachers Service Commission (TSC), the employer of teachers.
A budget of Sh2 billion and Sh1.3 billion, respectively, would be used to build Junior Secondary School (JSS) classrooms and train CBC instructors.
The Security Department has made the following allocations:
- Sh43.8 billion goes to the National Intelligence Service.
- Defense: Sh143.2 billion
- Motor vehicle leasing costs sh10.7 billion
- Program for Police Modernization: Sh500 million
- Sh5.6 billion is the cost of police and prison staff medical insurance.
- Sh99 billion will fund the National Police Service.
- Prison Service: 31.3 billion Shillings
The National Treasury has also given the Hustler Fund Sh10 billion, while giving Sh300 million to the Youth Empowerment and Opportunities Project.
- Fertilizer and Subsidy – Sh4.5 billion
- Aflatoxin Management – Sh106 million
- Sugar reforms – Sh150 million
- Miraa Industry Revitalization Project – Sh96 million.
- Heath Ministry (Ministry of Education (MoE) Wins Lion Share in Ruto’s Sh3.6 Trillion Budget)
- Universal Health Coverage – Sh11.7 billion
- Free maternity Health care Sh4 billion
- Regional cancer Centres – Sh155 million
- COVID Emergency Response Project – Sh3.7 billion.
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