PAMANA-DILG Fund TWG for Zambo. Norte formed
DIPOLOG CITY, June 15 (PIA) -- Regular members of the Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) met here yesterday, June 14, for the creation of the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA)-Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Fund Technical Working Group (TWG).
This TWG is tasked with monitoring the implementation of PAMANA projects in selected municipalities of the province specifically the so-called conflict areas.
It was learned that the DILG was tapped by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process in the implementation of the Pillar 3 component of the PAMANA projects.
Pillar 3 focuses on the provision of infrastructure support to people living in the identified conflict areas.
In Zamboanga del Norte, the recipient-towns of Pillar 3 projects are Sirawai and Siocon.
The infrastructure projects to be implemented under Pillar 3 include irrigation systems, potable water systems, roads, bridges, electrification projects, postharvest facilities, ports, Halal production facilities, among others.
The newly formed PAMANA-DILG Fund TWG is chaired by the DILG with the Provincial Governorâ€™s Office, National Irrigation Administration, Provincial Planning and Development Office, Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, Provincial Engineering Office, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office, and a non-government organization as members. (JPA/FPG-PIA-Zamboanga del Norte)
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