“What precipitated Bali to get a warning by letter (from the Inner Affairs Ministry) was the point out that Bali has not liquidated the incentives for COVID-19 healthcare employees,” regional secretary of Bali province, Dewa Made Indra, mentioned in a press launch issued in Denpasar on Monday.
As of June this yr, 48.60 % of the Rp47.01 billion (about US$3.2 million) allotted to incentivize healthcare employees has been disbursed, he knowledgeable.
Due to this fact, the Bali provincial authorities shouldn’t have been included within the warning letter issued by the Inner Affairs Ministry over the implementation of this system, he confused.
“And (this system’s implementation) has been knowledgeable by a written report back to the Finance Ministry and the Inner Affairs Ministry as of July 7, 2021,” he additional mentioned.
The report particulars allocations underneath the nationwide well being funds for COVID-19 dealing with and different prioritized purchases, he added.
He mentioned he bought in contact with the Directorate Basic of Regional Finance Growth on Sunday (July 18 2021) with regard to the liquidation of incentives for healthcare employees.
“After a examine, the information that was used has not been up to date as of July 7, 2021, whereas till June, 2021, Bali has already paid (incentives), whereas in July (the disbursal of incentives) clearly remains to be ongoing,” he added.
Earlier, Inner Affairs Minister Tito Karnavian had mentioned he had issued a written warning to 19 provinces, together with Bali, over the disbursal of incentives to healthcare employees.
Aceh, West Sumatra, Riau Islands, South Sumatra, Bengkulu, Bangka Belitung Islands, West Java, Yogyakarta, and West Nusa Tenggara had been additionally issued a warning.
Different provinces included within the warning had been West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, South Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, North Sulawesi, Gorontalo, Maluku, North Maluku, and Papua.
The warning got here amid reviews that Bali was but to start disbursing incentives to healthcare employees, sourced from refocusing 8 % of the DAU/DBH funds for 2021, underneath which Rp 25 billion (about US$1.7 million) was laid out by the regional income and expenditure funds (APBD) 2021.
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