Addu City Council will receive Rf69.3 million (US$4.5 million) from the proposed 2012 State Budget, second only to Male’ City Council which is allocated Rf140.5 million. (US$9.5 million).
Local councils will receive Rf1.1 billion from next year’s proposed state budget of Rf14 billion.
Councils will also receive Rf42.6 million to run pre-schools under their remit.
At Rf762 million employee expenses is the most costly item on the list. The functioning of council secretariats has been allocated Rf294 million.