P1.13 billion was released to the Department of Education (DepEd) for the repair and rehabilitation of 5,055 classrooms damaged by typhoons Glenda and Yolanda and the Zamboanga siege.
Sec. Abad: “The creation of A.O. No. 46 is meant to be a sustainable solution for better spending and cooperation among government agencies. It’s a solution that should work this year and beyond, and not just on a piecemeal basis.”
The bonus will cover all civilian personnel occupying regular, contractual, and casual positions, or those who have employee-employer relationships with their respective agencies.
New engineers are needed to help with upcoming infrastructure projects.
In anticipation of possible calamities in 2015, such as Typhoon Dodong, the National Government allotted P6.71 billion worth of Quick Response Funds.
It is crucial now that we establish the truth, and it’s unfortunate that Ms. Suñas is doing the exact opposite.
The P1.2-billion release—which will be used for post-Ruby rehabilitation in Regions IV-B, VI, and VIII—was charged against the P14-billion National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund in the FY 2015 General Appropriations Act.
The P1.2-billion release—which will benefit a total of 200,000 elderly indigents aged 65 and above—was charged against the 2015 General Appropriations Act (GAA), under the DSWD’s P5.96-billion budget for Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens.
According to Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad, the DBM is already addressing spending efficiency issues among major implementing agencies, many of whom were unable to make full use of their respective budgets in the previous fiscal year.
[T]he Department of Agriculture (DA) is among the top 10 departments that received a priority share of the 2015 National Budget, obtaining P89.2-billion as their budget for this year. This is an increase of 11.4% from P80 billion in 2014.