Road Fund Releases UGX 108bn for Quarter 2 FY 2019/20
18th October 2019
The Uganda Road Fund (URF) has released UGX 108bn for quarter 2 of FY2019/20 to its designated agencies and sub-agencies for routine and periodic maintenance of various categories of public roads.
The quarter 2 disbursement reflects 25.07% of URF annual roads maintenance budget of UGX UGX 108,331,833,149 for the financial year 2019/20. The cumulative release by the Fund currently stands at UGX 215,367,839,299 since the financial year begun.
Table showing Agency disbursements for Quarter 2 FY 2019/20
|Designated Agency||Q1 Funds Disbursed||Q2 Funds Disbursed||Total for 2 Quarters|
|Uganda National Roads Authority||66,503,043,936||68,398,870,935||134,901,914,871|
|Kampala Capital City Authority||5,747,597,205||4,357,088,972||10,104,686,177|
|Community Access Roads||-||12,996,440,342||12,996,440,342|
|Tarmacking selected Town Councils||5,000,000,000||-||5,000,000,000|
Eligibility for Funding
- a)The Agency should have signed a performance agreement with the Fund.
- b)Submission of a satisfactory annual work plan.
- c)Submission of a general receipt with evidence of timely receipt and transfer of funds to sub agencies. This is done within a given quarter when the funds are disbursed.
- d)Submission of a satisfactory physical and financial accountabilities filed at the beginning of every new quarter.
At the time of quarter 2 release Omoro and Luwero district together with Lira Municipal Council had not filed their quarter 4 FY 2018/19 accountabilities with the URF Secretariat.
All Designated Agencies signed performance agreements with URF which was done from 9th -13th September 2019 and have also submitted their FY 2019/20 annual work plans.
The quarter 2 funds are meant to respond to the bottlenecks on all networks in the Country that were caused by the floods in the rainy season. The funds are meant to restore connectivity in the cut off areas and agencies are requested to review their quarter 2 workplans to support bottle neck removal initiatives in the badly affected areas.