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)