ISINGIRO DLG NATIONAL ASSESSMENT RESULTS FY 2019/202
In a bid to improve delivery of services to all citizens the Government of Uganda introduced a decentralization policy under the Constitution of 1995 and the Local Government Act Cap 243. Under the decentralization policy, LGs are mandated to deliver a wide range of basic services and the Ministries, Departments and Agencies to provide standards, guidelines as well as supervisory support. To finance the delivery of basic services, the central government makes transfers to LGs.
Following a series of reviews conducted on the country’s fiscal decentralization reforms, with support from the World Bank, in FY 2015/16 GoU took measures to revise its LG transfers system under the Uganda Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Reform. The core program objectives include; i) Restoring adequacy in financing of decentralized service delivery; ii) Ensuring equity in allocation of funds to LGs for service delivery; and iii) Improving the efficiency of LGs in the delivery of services.
The Local Government Performance Assessment system is aimed at attaining the third objective of the Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Reform. This revised manual sets out a performance and improvement framework with more outcome driven indicators also associated with an incentive system to ensure improved institutional and service delivery performance of Local Governments.
Isingiro DLG would like to take this opportunity to thank all representatives from OPM who conducted the national assessment for their time and dedication and also the Isingiro District Local Government staff for keenly availing information timely as requested by the National assessment team.
FOR GOD AND MY COUNTRY.
COMMUNICATION OFFICER – ISINGIRO DISTRICT LOCAL GOVERNMENT.