BPK Finds Jakarta's Rp197bn Budget for KJP Plus, KJMU Not Distributed Yet
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The Supreme Audit Agency (BPK) found a number of problems in Jakarta's financial reports for the 2022 fiscal year. One of them is the budget for the KJP Plus and KJMU student support programs have not been fully disbursed.
The agency’s member V Ahmadi Noor Supit conveyed the finding in today’s plenary meeting on the 2022 Jakarta financial reports. “KJP Plus and KJMU worth Rp197.55 billion has not been disbursed to the recipients,” he said.
The BPK also found the social assistance program worth Rp15.18 billion did not in line with the provisions.
Responding to the findings, Acting Jakarta Education Agency Syaefuloh said he will address the issue. “It is, of course, our concern to follow up according to BPK's mandate and recommendations within the next 60 days,” he said when met after a plenary meeting at the Jakarta Legislative Council (DPRD) Building.
Syaefuloh also emphasized that his side is always careful to ensure that KJP distribution is on target.
He remembered that BPK disclosed similar findings on KJP in the 2021 financial report. “Of course, we have followed up on the 2021 issues. For 2022, we are committed to completing it within the next 60 days,” Syaefuloh said.
Despite these findings, Jakarta received an unqualified opinion (WTP), the best audit grade, for its regional financial statements, for the sixth time in a row. The Provincial Government under the leadership of Acting Governor Heru Budi Hartono continued what was achieved in the era of former governor Anies Baswedan.
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