Bangkok seeks 90 billion baht budget approval for green spaces and pollution projects

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The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is set to request a 90 billion baht budget for 2024, with plans to revise policies in line with global trends and the new cabinet’s direction. This decision follows a recent meeting of the Bangkok Executive Board, chaired by Governor Chadchart Sittipunt.

Chadchart revealed that the budget management format would adopt a zero-based budgeting approach. This method requires the BMA to review every policy based on its capacity to effectively cover expenses, reports Bangkok Post.

He explained…

“For more efficient project management, every project that has that ability will get a pass. If it does not, we will reconsider the benefits that people might get from a certain project before reintroducing it.”

Chadchart also noted that some policies outlined in a memorandum of understanding signed on Monday to form a new

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