Gilgit-Baltistan Budget Analysis 2013-14

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The Gilgit Baltistan Legislative Assembly announced the 24.59 Billion budgets for the financial year 2013-14. Some salient features of the budget are as follows:

  • Rs 15 billion for Public Sector Non-Developmental Expenses.
  • Allocation for Public Sector Development Program is 9.59 billion.
  • 10% increment in salaries of the gov’t employees.
  • 5,000 will be the minimum pension for the retired employees.
  • Under the CM Package, members of Legislative Assembly will receive an accumulative amount of 1.5 billion.
  • 80% Developmental Expenditure has been allocated to the programs in progress and 20% to new Developmental Programs.
  • The 7 districts will receive 4.44 billion accumulative budgets proportionate to population whereas on overall provincial level projects will be given 1.9 billion.

The developmental projects budget as district wise;

  • CM’s own district will receive the biggest portion amount 1.12 billion.
  • Gilgit:750.5
  • Diamer 666 million,
  • Ghizar: 622.3 million
  • Hunza Nagar: 488.9 million,
  • Ghanche: 444.5 million,
  • And the least figure: 355.6 million to Astore district.

Among sectors wise budget allocation,

  • The Hydro electricity projects will receive some 2149 million,
  • Physical planning and housing projects fund: 616.5 million,
  • Education: 629.0 million,
  • Health: 432.6million,
  • Agriculture: 115.4 million,
  • Forestry: 81.3 million,
  • Veterinary: 31.4 million,
  • Tourism: 70million.
  • 975 million rupees have been allocated for transport and communication.
  • Industry and Mineral sector will receive 30.3 million;
  • 200 million has been appropriated for Youth Affairs and Development sector.
  • 60.0 million For Baldiayati (municipal/Local Government) Elections.

An overview of Development Budget 2013-14

(Rs. In Millions)
F. Aid Rupee Total
Gilgit‐Baltistan (Block Allocation) 100.000 8100.000 8200.000
PSDP Projects 510.000 880.000 1390.000
Total: 610.000 8980.000 9590.000
Sector wise and District wise summary of ADP 2013-14
SECTOR WISE SUMMARY OF ADP 201314
(Rs. in Millions)
S# Sector Approved Cost Exp. Upto Throw Forward 2013-14 Allocation for 201314 Exp. Beyond % Against
Total FEC 06/2013 Total FEC Rupee 2013‐14 Allocation
1 Agriculture 24 22 2 3 1931.397 437.000 238.357 1693.040 180.392 50.000 130.392 1512.648 1.61
2 Animal Husbandry 9 8 1 2 439.100 0.000 64.824 374.276 39.476 0.000 39.476 334.800 0.49
3 Fisheries 3 3 0 1 127.000 0.000 29.135 97.865 15.000 0.000 15.000 82.865 0.19
4 Forestry/Environment 17 14 3 4 1111.698 0.000 247.810 863.888 85.777 0.000 85.777 778.111 1.06
5 Sports/Culture & Youth Dev. 12 11 1 1 902.799 0.000 260.072 642.727 202.000 0.000 202.000 440.727 2.49
6 Minerals/Industries 10 8 2 1 289.399 0.000 53.456 235.943 37.282 0.000 37.282 198.661 0.46
7 Tourism 19 16 3 4 710.186 0.000 230.574 479.612 70.061 0.000 70.061 409.551 0.86
8 Water/Irrigation 13 12 1 11 228.700 0.000 200.581 28.119 24.672 0.000 24.672 3.447 0.30
9 Power 106 98 8 17 23660.306 5665.600 2489.233 21171.073 2471.927 0.000 2471.927 18699.146 30.52
10 T&C 117 105 12 82 6666.006 0.000 3477.265 3188.741 1095.687 0.000 1095.687 2103.054 13.53
11 PPH 61 52 9 32 4073.615 0.000 2021.567 2348.586 649.444 0.000 649.444 1699.142 8.02
12 Education 62 52 10 29 3299.119 0.000 1155.879 2143.240 442.882 0.000 442.882 1700.358 5.47
13 Health 45 28 17 21 3682.668 787.500 594.198 3088.470 461.439 20.000 441.439 2627.031 5.45
14 Area & Urban Development 30 19 11 3 3340.858 890.000 611.938 2728.920 625.806 30.000 595.806 2103.114 7.36
15 Rural Development 8 7 1 2 588.792 366.070 440.347 148.445 48.155 0.000 48.155 100.290 0.59
16 Block Allocations 4574.298 0.000 994.850 3579.448 1750.000 0.000 1750.000 1829.448 21.60
Total: 536 455 81 213 55625.941 8146.170 13110.086 42812.393 8200.000 100.000 8100.000 34622.393 100.000
Federal PSDP: 5 4 1 0 16999.237 11842.406 2757.200 14242.037 1390.000 510.000 880.000 12852.037
Grand Total: 541 459 82 213 72625.178 19988.576 15867.286 57054.430 9590.000 610.000 8980.000 47474.430