Notice of the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Finance and the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education on Printing and Distributing the Measures for the Management of Special Funds for the Connotation Construction of Higher Education in Jiangsu Province
Su Caigui (2019) No. 10
Relevant institutions of higher education and provincial level:
In order to deepen the reform of the province's higher education system and mechanism, and further implement and expand the autonomy of running colleges and universities, the provincial finance integrated the establishment of Jiangsu Province on the basis of special funds such as the original dominant discipline construction project, brand specialty construction project, collaborative innovation plan, and specially-appointed professor plan. The special funds for higher education connotation construction. According to the relevant national and provincial regulations, the Provincial Department of Finance and the Education Department have formulated the "Administrative Measures for Special Funds for Connotation Construction of Higher Education in Jiangsu Province."
Attachment: Measures for the Management of Special Funds for the Connotation Construction of Higher Education in Jiangsu Province
Department of Finance of Jiangsu Province
Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education
December 6, 2019
Measures for the Administration of Special Funds for the Connotation Construction of Higher Education in Jiangsu Province
Article 1 In order to promote the connotative development of provincial universities, speed up the construction of a strong province with higher education, and improve the efficiency of capital use, in accordance with the "Budget Law of the People's Republic of China", "Administrative Measures for Special Financial Funds of Jiangsu Province" and related laws and regulations, Actually, the province formulated this method.
Article 2 The special funds for the connotation construction of higher education in Jiangsu Province (hereinafter referred to as special funds) referred to in these Measures refer to the funds used by the provincial finance to support the high-quality development of higher education in Jiangsu and the establishment of more first-class universities and disciplines. The implementation period of special funds will reach 2024. At that time, it will be determined whether to continue the implementation and extension of the period according to the evaluation of the development of higher education in the province.
Article 3 The management of special funds follows the principles of "scientific planning, clear responsibilities, standardized and transparent, and performance-oriented".
Article 4 Special funding support directions include:
(1) Construction of Jiangsu high-level universities and characteristic schools;
(2) Construction of dominant disciplines and key disciplines in universities;
(3) First-class undergraduate majors (including brand majors) and curriculum construction in universities;
(4) Collaborative innovation plan of universities and construction of key laboratories;
(5) Construction of specially-appointed professors and high-level teachers in Jiangsu;
(6) Construction of international exchange and cooperation projects;
(7) Postgraduate training innovation and basic scientific research;
(8) Construction of ideological and political education and entrepreneurship demonstration bases in universities;
(9) Other special projects for higher education reform and development.
Article 5 Special funds are jointly managed by the Provincial Department of Finance and the Department of Education according to their duties. The Ministry of Finance is responsible for the allocation of special funds and the release of the budget, and organizes the Ministry of Education to prepare a medium-term financial plan for the special funds and a draft annual budget. The Department of Education is responsible for preparing the annual budget, organizing project declaration, selection and review, etc., presenting proposals for budget allocation, and supervising and managing the use of special funds and the implementation of policies in conjunction with the Department of Finance. Project construction colleges and universities are responsible for the use of special funds. They should effectively fulfill their legal person responsibilities, improve their internal management mechanisms, and specifically organize budget execution.
Article 6 Special funds shall be allocated in a combination of competitive assessment and factor method.
Article 7 The use of special funds shall be arranged in accordance with the requirements for the autonomy of running a university in accordance with the actual situation of running a school. Special funds shall not be used for repayment of loans, payment of fines, donations, sponsorships, interest payments, foreign investment, etc., nor for the introduction of full-time personnel between universities in the province, or for other expenditures that are not allowed by law and regulations.
Article 8 Government procurement in the use of special funds shall be implemented in accordance with relevant government procurement regulations.
Article 9 The management and use of fixed assets and intangible assets such as intellectual property rights formed through the use of special funds shall be implemented in accordance with relevant national regulations; the formed equipment, scientific data, natural scientific and technological resources, etc. shall be openly shared in accordance with relevant national regulations and improved utilization effectiveness.
Article 10 Colleges and universities for project construction shall, in accordance with the requirements for the full implementation of budget performance, establish and improve the entire budget performance management mechanism, and set scientific and reasonable performance targets in accordance with regulations (see the sample table for details). After performance evaluation.
Article 11 Colleges and universities for project construction must strictly implement the relevant national laws and regulations on finance and economics and the provisions of these Measures, and at the same time they must accept supervision and inspection by the departments of finance, education, auditing, discipline inspection and supervision. Violations of the law of financial brokerage, fraud and other acts shall be punished in accordance with laws and regulations such as the Regulations on Punishment of Fiscal Illegal Acts and the Regulations of Jiangsu Province on Financial Supervision.
Article 12 The interpretation of these measures is the responsibility of the Provincial Department of Finance and the Department of Education.
Article 13 These Measures shall be implemented as of January 8, 2020. The original "Interim Measures for the Management of Special Funds for Construction Projects of Superior Disciplines in Jiangsu Colleges and Universities" (Su Cai Gui  No. 37), "Opinions on Further Regulating and Strengthening the Fund Management of Construction Projects in Jiangsu Province's Superior Disciplines" (Su Caijiao  No. 6) The "Notice of Jiangsu Collegiate Innovation Program Project and Fund Management Measures" (Su Caiji  No. 7) and the "Interim Measures for the Management of Special Funds for Jiangsu University Brand Professional Construction Projects" (Su Caijian  No. 43) shall be abolished simultaneously.
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