P99.4-M devâ€™t fund to support Agusan del Norte projects
BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Norte, May 28 (PIA) -- Agusan del Norte recently reported that the 20 percent Development Fund (DF) of the province has reached to P99.4 million this year to finance its social development, economic development, and environmental management projects.
Accordingly, projects of the provincial government were already lined up for fund support which is allocated by the executive and legislative departments.
Under the Social Development Projects, P1.1 million is allocated to finance portable water supply projects; P8.5 million is for the conversion of health centers, hospitals, and new equipment; P25.6 million, to establish the Manpower and Human Resources Development and Productivity Enhancement Centers; and P1.2 million, to buy lands for the informal settlers who were victims of calamities in the province.
For economic development, P3.2 million has been set aside for livelihood and entrepreneurship projects; P46 million, to support infrastructure; and under environmental management, P2.4 million has been allocated for the construction of drainage, canals, flood controls, and shore protection; while reforestation and urban greening projects get P1.1 million.
With this development, the provincial government said that they have used the fund in accordance with the law of 20 percent Development Fund. (RER/Danilo S. Makiling-PIA 13 Caraga)
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