The Infrastructure Cluster provides programs for the acceleration of
infrastructure and the development of industries that will yield robust
growth across the archipelago, create jobs and uplift the lives of Filipinos.
In broadband technologies, the Department of Information and Communications Technology launched National Broadband Program which involves deployment of fiber optic cables and wireless technologies all over the country, particularly in far-flung or remote areas, to improve the overall internet speed of the country.
Component 1: National Backbone - Successfully tested 158 dark fiber segments of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines.
Component 2: International Cable Landing Stations (CLS) - Completed construction of the CLS at Baler, Aurora and Poro Point, La Union.
137,098 classrooms were built and constructed.
1,906 school workshop buildings and other school facilities were constructed, rehabilitated, and improved.
1,042,575 Computer devices were distributed in 44,155 public schools
School Internet Connectivity increased the number of connected schools from 48% to 63%
20,359 School Clinics for Construction
156,850 Hand washing Facilities for Construction
3,861 Schools were provided with potable water
796 Toilet facilities for construction
The Tourism Road Infrastructure Program is aligned with the strategic direction of National Tourism Development Plan (NTDP) to improve access and connectivity to tourism gateways, service centers and tourism sites.
It will contribute to inclusive growth and economic enterprise development in tourism destinations
Provide safe and efficient access to tourists from gateways to service centers and tourism sites. 1,950 kilometers of tourism road completed.
Agricultural areas need infrastructure development and logistics to improve their linkages to the urban/domestic and export markets. Thus, a "Build, Build, Build" program is also a must for agriculture. There is also a need to engage the private sector in a "build and transfer" scheme to accelerate the development of national irrigation systems.
The Agribusiness Infrastructure Development Investment Program aims to address three constraints on agriculture growth: outdated technologies along the agricultural value chains, lack of public investment in marketing infrastructure, and limited diversification into high-value crops.
Road networks are being built and improved to service our farmers in the countryside, ensuring food security.
1,540 kilometers of Farm-to-Market Roads were completed, 51 kilometers of Farm-to-Mill Roads were completed.
The ROLL IT Program is a working arrangement between the Department of Trade and Industry and Department of Public Works and Highways to jointly undertake the planning, budgeting, advocacy for legislation, identification, evaluation, prioritization, regulation, supervision, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of industry-developing infrastructure projects in priority economic and manufacturing zones in the Philippines. These projects will aid the growth of industry and trade.
Through better road infrastructure connecting the industries, industrial and regional development strategy can be realized and these will further facilitate balanced development, dispersal of industries away from urban areas towards the rural areas, creating more job and income opportunities to more Filipinos
437 kilometers of completed road leading to industries and trade corridors have already been constructed.
1,066 kilometers new road constructions in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao
23,657 Kilometers roads were constructed maintained, widened, upgraded, and rehabilitated
Metro Manila Logistics Improvement Program - road and bridge linkages within Metro Manila
Inter-Island Linkage/ Mega Bridge Program - bridges connecting island-provinces
4,959 bridges were constructed maintained, widened, upgraded, and rehabilitated
8,941 completed flood mitigation structures and drainage system projects.