Provincial Treasury has been a leading intervention on fiscal management in the Northern Province. As part of it, the Provincial Treasury setup an exclusive agency called “ Fiscal Analysis Cell (FAC)” under the leadership of the Deputy Chief Secretary-Finance in order to facilitate effective Fiscal Management in the province.
It was established with the consultation of Department of Local Government N.P, Department of Provincial Revenue N.P and The Asia Foundation for a Pilot Fiscal Analysis.Fiscal analysis is essential to enhance the revenue of Local Authorities and the Department of Provincial Revenue.
Further, one of the main activity of Fiscal Analysis Cell is the implementation of “Provincial Management Information System” (ProMIS) to Northern Provincial Council with the technical support of the Asia Foundation with the financial support of NELSIP and World Bank.
Provincial Treasury of Northern Province is responsible for overall Financial and Fiscal Management such as Revenue Management, Expenditure Management and Budgeting in the Northern Province.
There are 5 Provincial Ministries, 23 Departments and 34 Local Authorities under Provincial Treasury on financial matters. To strengthen the financial analysis a need arises for a computerized web based Management Information System to process data and enable reporting system.
This management information system is named as Provincial Management Information System (ProMIS). The ProMIS has been designed in a way that, it could be extended in future to support a complete Management Information System of the Province.