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Department of the Interior and Local Government Undersecretary for Public Safety Atty. Peter Irving C. Corvera and Regional Director Atty. Anthony C. Nuyda distributed checks to recipient local government units on May 22, 2014.
More than jubilating for its 22nd Founding Anniversary, the province of Guimaras has another reason to celebrate as DILG handed P20M worth of PCF and SALINTUBIG Projects.
The recipient LGUs for the Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) projects CY 2013 are the Municipalities of Buenavista, Jordan, Nueva Valencia, San Lorenzo and Sibunag with a grant of P1 Million each while the Province of Guimaras received P7 Million. The Municipality of Jordan also received Php 8 Million for the Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig sa lahat (SALINTUBIG) Project for CY 2013.
The PCF is an incentive facility provided to Seal of Good Housekeeping passer LGUs. The fund supports the LGU program and projects in the aim of attaining the Medium Development Goal (MDG), Local Economic Development (LED), Disaster Risk Reduction Management – Climate Change Adaptation (DRRM-CCA) and Ecological Solid Waste Management (ESWM). On the other hand, the SALINTUBIG program aims to provide potable and safe water to waterless communities.
The checks were received by the Municipal Mayors together with their respective Municipal Local Government Operations Officers. The distribution was witnessed by Hon. Congressman JC Rahman A. Nava, MD, Hon. Governor Samuel T. Gumarin, MD, MPH, Hon. Vice Governor Vicente De Asis, DILG Asst. Regional Director Margie A. Biligan and Provincial Director Roy D. Defiño. (LGOO II Charmine T. Galvez, DILG6-Guimaras)