07.03.2022- 11.03.2022 (A Tate Papers Apine – 2)
In Myawaddy, Karen State, hours of daily power outages have affected private homes, including the garment industry.
A domestic garment manufacturer in Myawaddy has said that after hours of traffic restrictions, some domestic garment manufacturers in the vicinity of Mae Sot, Thailand, have relocated to Myawaddy, but are now suffering from hours of power outages.
In Myawaddy, there is a daily power outage and people are unable to carry their own generators. A private garment manufacturer in Myawaddy’s No. 4 ward said, “Electricity in Myawaddy has been broken before, but it is not so bad. It broke down and came back soon. Now it breaks down three or four times a day. It takes almost two or three hours for a single strike to damage the business.
We sewed clothes from the Thai side. As a result, I was embarrassed by the other business owners and did not dare to order any more clothes to be given to me. “Now that the factory is not operating normally, both the factory workers and our sole proprietors do not have a regular income, so it is very difficult to earn a living.”
An exporter of Burmese garments to Thailand said, “The Thingyan festival season is in full swing. Frequent power outages do not work. It takes days. On the other hand, it is not time to sell. Workers are no longer paid, and they earn less than they earn. It also affects their livelihood, ”he said.
The power outage has affected computers and factories, and many housewives have lost their cooking pots.
There are nearly 200 home-made garment factories in Myawaddy, and more than 50,000 workers have been provided with jobs.
Union level persons; From April this year, the Vice-Chairman of the Finance Commission, Vice-Chairman of the State Administrative Council; Deputy Prime Minister Lt-Gen Soe Win said.
Soe Win made the remarks while addressing a coordination meeting on the submission of the Union Budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year held at the Office of the Chairman of the State Administrative Council in Nay Pyi Taw on the evening of March 4.
Regarding the use of kerosene, the state is importing kerosene from abroad and is working to reduce the use of foreign currency and reduce expenses. Therefore, it is seen that directives on fuel consumption have been issued and scrutinized in accordance with the directives.
According to the 2022-2023 fiscal year, the general expenditure of the budget is related to fuel, The number of gallons of fuel allocated by the organizations for the ranks of staff, administrative and commercial vehicles will be significantly lower than the number of gallons of fuel allocated for the fiscal year 2020-2021.
Union level persons and Region or State level persons shall also adjust the fuel consumption rates of motor vehicles which are allowed to enjoy according to the facilities law according to the current revenue situation of the State. In terms of austerity measures, spending will be reduced from April 2022, said Senior Lieutenant General Soe Win.
This is due to the global Kovis-19 pandemic. Due to competition from major powers, the world economy has declined and general commodity prices have risen. World Gold Market Oil and currency prices are also volatile. The economic situation of countries like Myanmar is also being affected.
Therefore, tax relief and financial assistance have been provided in each sector to overcome the challenges and difficulties encountered and to support local businesses in one way or another.
It affected the revenue of the state. On the other hand, the government has to spend on the necessary expenses for the country and for the economic recovery, said Soe Win.
Under these circumstances, the state revenue was projected to be reduced in the fiscal year 2022-2023 and the expenditure had to be allocated according to the revenue situation.
Union level department; This year, the organizations will spend money to support the socio-economic development of the country and the development of the region. Kovis-19 Defender Control He said they should prioritize spending on medical services.
Similarly, capital expenditures will be used for key sectors for the economic development of the country, such as roads, transportation and infrastructure. Access to electricity; Transportation and communications; Expenditures on agriculture and livestock and human resource development are given priority. New staff housing; Construction of a new office;
Purchase of goods; According to Lt. Gen. Soe Win, the Ministry of Planning and Finance has issued a budget order in accordance with the directives of the 2022-2023 fiscal year budget and has allowed the purchase of office equipment to be carried out in accordance with the principles to be followed in the preparation of the budget.
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