By: Florian Faith Jr. P. Bayawa, LGOO V, DILG 13

 

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 13 releases Php 16 million worth of Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) to ten (10) Local Government Units (LGUs) in the region during the region-wide activity of the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (RPRAT) dubbed as “Pagpadayag: Showcasing the Gains of Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB)” on June 29, 2015 at the Robinson’s Place Atrium, Butuan City.

The ten (10) LGUs were the passers of the C.Y. 2012 Seal of Good Housekeeping (SGHS) and the C.Y. 2013 Seal of Good Financial Housekeeping (SGFH) during the mandatory assessment of the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) in 2013. Recipients will receive Php 7 million for provinces, Php 3 million for cities and Php 1 million for municipalities.

The Province of Agusan del Sur receives Php 7 million while the Municipalities of La Paz, Loreto, San Francisco, San Luis, Sibagat, San Miguel, Bunawan, Prosperidad, Esperanza (all from the province of Agusan del Sur) and San Miguel (province of Surigao del Sur) receive Php 1 million each for development projects.

The ten (10) LGUs are the second batch to receive PCF check from DILG. The first batch of LGUs that received the fund were the province of Surigao del Sur, city of Butuan, and municipalities of Buenavista, Agusan del Norte and Trento, Agusan del Sur last June 3, 2015 during the Program Orientation on DILG Administered C.Y. 2015 Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) Project and its Implementation Guidelines at Pietros Square, Bonbon Road, Butuan City.

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