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DPWH bares status of infra projects


MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, December 23 (PIA) – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported status of some 70 infrastructure projects in Camiguin amounting to P708M.

4687547-typical-camiguin-road-0As of December 9, 2016, the agency was able to reach 97percent of its target or 67.34 percent actual accomplishment from the 68.80 percent completion targeted for the year.

Among the major infrastructure projects undertaken were the construction of eight (8) river control/drainage systems amounting to P190M, four of which are now completed while the remaining four is 95 percent near completion.

These include the constructions in Baylao, Maubog, Balbagon, San Roque, Aguran, Sagay, and Puti River control/drainage systems.

From the budget of the Department of Agriculture (DA), 11 farm-to-market road projects are also on the works with the cost of P28M.

Another is the construction and improvement of five multi-purpose buildings to include the Municipal Halls of Mambajao and Guinsiliban as well as in Magting, Pandan and Eulalio Pabillore public schools costing to about P25M, 4 of which were already completed.

Other projects included the repair and rehabilitation of Barangay Health Stations (BHS), roads, and rain water collection system, while the construction of school buildings is on top of the priority. (JCV/PIA 10)


54M projects drawn from 2016 Camiguin dev’t fund


MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, December 27 (PIA) – A total of 14 infrastructure projects amounting to P54M from the Provincial Development Fund here were reported completed and or nearing completion as the year closes.

The biggest chunk is poured on the construction of the Olympic size swimming pool at the Camiguin Sports Complex.

Various road projects were likewise covered under the fund, to include the concreting works in Baylao to Abu road, Orasan to Sorosoro road, Owakan to Luwan road and Tacangon to Punto road.

Other projects undertaken include the construction of Biocon and PAGCOR buildings, barangay basketball courts, warehouse and motor pool repair bays.

These projects were funded under the 20 percent development fund derived from the internal revenue allotment (IRA) of the province.

As mandated, project as these should cover only construction or rehabilitation of evacuation centers, portable water supply system, evacuation centers local roads or bridges, sanitary landfills, material recovery facility and public facilities such as multi-purpose halls; purchase or repair of area-wide calamity-related alarm or warning system and appropriate alarming-related rescue operations equipment; and purchase and development of land for relocation of victims of calamities, among others. (JCV/PIA 10)