There are just over 2 months left until the end of the budget year, but the target of disbursement of public investment capital reaching at least 95% is difficult to achieve.
Mr. Le Tuan Anh, Deputy Director of the Investment Department (Ministry of Finance) said that there are only more than 2 months left until the end of the budget year, but the capital that needs to be disbursed is still very large. With this situation, the target of disbursement of public investment capital reaching at least 95% is difficult to achieve.
In that context, the Ministry of Finance continues to recommend that ministries, branches and localities drastically direct the removal of obstacles to quickly and effectively deploy key tasks of disbursement of public investment capital in accordance with the direction. of the Government and the Prime Minister.
At the same time, complete the adjustment and reconciliation of projects with slow disbursement or no ability to disburse to projects with the ability to accelerate disbursement, make detailed disbursement plans for each project and comply with the plan. weekly disbursement plan; Evaluate the possibility of implementation in 2023 (capital amount must be extended, capital amount will be canceled).
The Ministry of Finance also requested the Prime Minister to assign the Ministry of Planning and Investment to continue coordinating with ministries, central agencies and localities to clarify the reasons and responsibilities in proposing to extend the implementation time and resolve the issue. budget into the following year, affecting the efficiency of using state budget capital.
The Ministry of Finance’s report shows that disbursement results nationwide in 10 months are estimated to reach 52% of the total capital plan and over 56% of the plan assigned by the Prime Minister. In addition, disbursement of projects under previous years’ plans that were extended to implementation in 2023 only reached 52.6%.
In particular, currently there are up to 15 ministries and central agencies that can only disburse less than 10%; Four localities disbursed less than 30% of the total 52 ministries, central agencies and localities with estimated 10-month disbursement results lower than the national average.
For example, in the city. In Ho Chi Minh City, disbursement of public investment capital in 10 months has only reached 35% of the plan. Therefore, City People’s Committee. Ho Chi Minh has launched a 60-day emulation to strive to disburse public investment capital in the area, persevering with the goal of disbursement of public investment capital reaching 95% this year.
According to the City People’s Committee. Ho Chi Minh City, launching emulation will help the city concentrate all resources, determine and persevere in effectively implementing solutions to complete the socio-economic development goals and tasks of Ho Chi Minh City. local.
Mr. Le Tuan Anh added that there are many subjective and objective reasons affecting the disbursement progress of the whole country. These are problems with legal regulations related to investment and construction such as issues of converting forest land, rice land, mineral exploitation as well as problems in implementing projects under the national ink level program. family. Lack of construction materials in some Mekong Delta provinces (shortage of sand used in foundation construction for key transportation projects).
In addition, by September 2023, there will be guidance on capital for investment preparation and guidance on adjusting capital between tasks and projects of the Socio-Economic Recovery and Development Program and other tasks and projects. The project belongs to the medium-term public investment plan for the period 2021-2025 and has been allocated capital in the 2023 estimate.
Furthermore, there are problems in organizing site clearance and land use planning, especially determining the origin of land and determining land prices. People have not agreed with the compensation and resettlement plan. … leading to delay in organizing contractor selection, contract signing, and construction.
In particular, the roles and responsibilities of the leader have not been clearly demonstrated, capital allocation is still average, lacking focus and emphasis; not thorough, lacking urging, checking and pushing, avoiding responsibility…