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P21-M PCF to boost GuimarasMay 30, 2014

To maximize involvement by spreading socio-cultural and economic gains, the province of Guimaras received a total of P21 million Performance Challenge Fund (PCF) from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) through DILG Undersecretary Atty. Peter Irving C. Corvera during the 22nd Guimaras Foundation Day.

The provincial government of Guimaras and the municipal government of Jordan received P7 million and P9 million respectively. While 5 other municipalities got P1 million each.

Of the P9 million received by the municipality of Jordan, P8 million is for the SALINTUBIG (Sagana at Ligtas na Tubig Para sa Lahat) Project.

In his speech, Governor Samuel T. Gumarin said that the amount given by the DILG can really help a lot to fund their incoming projects for the development of Guimaras.

“Thank you for the help and cooperation of the officials in order to bring the socio -economic progress in the province. We will make Guimaras as agri-eco tourism in Western Visayas,” Gumarin added.

Undersecretary Corvera together with Governor Gumarin led the Inauguration of the new three-storey building of the Dr. Catalino Gallego Nava Provincial Hospital. This hospital can cater services and needs of the patients in the province because of its modern facilities in surgical operations, laboratories and 30 new beds intended for patients.

Another project highlighted during the program was the presentation of Trans-Asia Renewable Energy Corporation (TAREC)’s 54 MW San Lorenzo Wind Project. This clean and renewable energy project, the first of its kind in Visayas, is being developed.

It aims to make life better for the Filipinos by investing in the basic needs of energy, education and shelter among others.

Thes 27 wind turbine generators will pass along brgy.  Cabungahan, Cabano, M. Chavez, and Suclaran and will also bring employment to every Guimarasnon, boosting the economy of the province. IMT

Guimaras receives 21 Million from DILG

Guimaras receives 21 Million from DILG



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