Various LGU Projects in Capiz Get P461M
Provincial Director Clyne Deocampo of the Department of the Interior and Local Government here disclosed that more than P461.068 million was granted by the DILG to finance the various projects in the different local government units in Capiz.
Records from said office from 2012 to 2015 showed that a total of 819 projects in the different localities here funded by the national government.
Of the total amount poured in to the different local government units here, more than P139.46 million under the Recovery Assistance for Yolanda Batch 2 was released to the 17 LGUs here for the repair 681 barangay halls, daycare centers and covered gymnasiums.
In addition, more than P66.053 million was also availed by the LGUs here under the RAY Batch 1 for the repair and rehabilitation of 42 municipal halls, civic centers and public markets.
Deocampo said that for the Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig para sa Lahat (SALINTUBIG) project, the government has released a total of P93-million.
The LGUs here were able to access a total of P46-million Performance Challenge Fund for passing the Seal of Good Housekeeping.
Under the Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB), more than P101.02-million was availed of by the different LGUs.
“Specifically, more than P54.12-million under BuB water, more than P36.9 million under BuB others and P10-million for BuB roads,” Deocampo stressed.
On the other hand, the towns of Tapaz and Maayon were granted P15.5 million for the projects under the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA).
Records from DILG show that of the total 819 subprojects, 414 are completed, 253 are ongoing, 62 are on procurement process, 80 have approved engineering designs/ feasibility studies/program of works and 10 are under preparation. (JCM/DILG/JBG-PIA)