Minister of Public Works and Housing: Infrastructure Expenditure Reach Rp 47.79 Trillion as of August 2022

- 29 August 2022 14:20 WIB
Margatiga  Dam in Lampung province, South Sumatra. (Photo/Ministry of Public Works and Housing)
Margatiga Dam in Lampung province, South Sumatra. (Photo/Ministry of Public Works and Housing)

JAKARTADAILY.ID – The Minister of Public Works and Housing (PUPR) Basuki Hadimuljono said the realization of the PUPR Ministry's infrastructure spending as of August 2022 had reached Rp 47.79 trillion.

According to Basuki, the Ministry of PUPR continues the work program through PUPR infrastructure spending on low-income people (MBR) houses in order to increase competitiveness while supporting the National Economic Recovery (PEN) due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

"The realization of the PUPR Ministry's budget ceiling as of August 23, 2022, is Rp 47.79 trillion or 41.07 percent of the total budget (Rp 116.37 trillion) with physical progress of 46.94 percent," said Minister Basuki in a Working Meeting with Commission V Indonesian House of Representative, Thursday, August 25, 2022.

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The Ministry of PUPR is committed to supporting the use of Domestic Products (PDN) to maintain the national economy through procuring goods and services of at least 90 percent of the budget ceiling.

"Until mid-August 2022, the realization of spending on the use of PDN is Rp 44.61 trillion or 42.99 percent of the target of Rp 103.78 trillion," said Minister Basuki.

Minister Basuki said thatfrom this progress, a number of PUPR Ministry infrastructures have been inaugurated from January to July 2022.

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The first is for Water Resources Infrastructure (SDA), including the Randugunting Dam in Central Java, the Bintang Bano Dam in NTB, and the Sumingkir Embung in Central Java.


Editor: Suksmajati Kumara


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