STATE DEPARTMENT FOR INTERIOR BUDGET UPDATES
- Total proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017/2018 is Ksh. 125.4 billion out of which
- Recurrent expenditure is Ksh. 106.8 billion and
- Development expenditure is Ksh. 18.6 billion
The total budget for the State Department for Interior budget was cut by Ksh. 340.7 million. The Special Initiatives Sub-Programme received the largest budget cut of Ksh. 6 billion. There is no narrative explaining why this was the case. The second largest budget cut was for the Planning Policy Coordination and Support Services (Ksh. 2.1 billion) and Kenya Police Services takes position three of the largest three budget cuts at Ksh. 1.83 billion).
The planning Policy Coordination and Support Sub-Programme received the largest budgetary increase of Ksh. 4.0 billion followed by Administration Police Services (Ksh. 1.96 Billion).
The NGO Regulatory Services Programme has been allocated a budget of Ksh. 125.2 million for FY 2017/2018. This is a new Programme that was previously under the State Department of Devolution. There are no plans to increase budgetary allocation towards this Programme during the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF). The NGO Regulatory Services was moved from its previous home under the State Department for Planning Statistics and now it is domiciled under the State Department for Interior. No reasons given for these new moves.
The NGO Regulatory Services is planning to produce and Annual NGO Report and train 3,000 charitable organizations on governance and compliance.