Selangor Journal

Selangor received RM497 million MARRIS allocation for 2016

SHAH ALAM, MAR 31: In 2016, a total of RM497 million budget was received for the State Road Repairs Trust Fund (MARRIS), according to Infrastructure, Public Amenities, Agricultural Modernisation and Agro-Based Industries Exco, Zaidy Abdul Talib.
He said that however the breakdown of outgoing money in the same period reached RM687.6 million.
He also said, in includes allocation for Public Works Department (JKR) at RM196 million, Department of Irrigation and Drainage (JPS) for RM2 million, District and Land Offices (PDT) at RM11 million and Local Authorities (PBT) at RM478.6 million.
“In 2016, the total MARRIS spending by all departments reached 97 percent,” he said in the Selangor State Assembly today.
He said that in response to an oral question posed by Permatang Assemblyman, Datuk Sulaiman Abdul Razak regarding allocation for MARRIS.
According to Zaidy, JKR’s expenditure on MARRIS was 100 percent, followed by JPS 99 percent, PBT (97 percent) and PDT (86 percent).

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