Leila Khan urges ministry to ensure proper review of funds

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APP92-06 MULTAN: February 06 – Ms. Leila Khan, Chairperson Prime Minister’s Youth Programme chairs a meeting with representatives of Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform, on Prime Minister’s Youth Programme. APP

ISLAMABAD, Feb 6 (APP): Chairperson Prime Minister’s Youth Programme Leila Khan on Monday urged Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform to ensure proper review of funds utilization by the executing agencies concerned.
She stated this in a meeting with representatives of Ministry of Finance, and Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform, dealing with different schemes of Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, said a press release.
In order to review release of funds under various schemes out of Rs. 20 Billions block allocation for FY 2016-17 and to discuss proposals for next year’s budgetary allocations.
Leila Khan directed Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform to ensure proper review of funds utilization by the executing agencies concerned.
She urged upon them to assess implementation of schemes by the relevant executing agencies before entertaining their request for release of next tranche of funds in order to ensure accountability and transparency.
Chairperson asked the Planning Commission representatives to properly evaluate PC-IV of the preceding phase of any scheme at the time of submission of its fresh PC-I, in order to assess its outcomes and impact.
She also directed them to submit revised proposals for budgetary allocation in the next financial year after consulting the relevant executing agencies.