- PLGU hosts dinner/socials to visiting doctors and others
- Wild food plants for wildlife
- SN Aboitiz to aid province more this 2018
- CMP, NIA sign MOA with Irrigators
- Abot-Palad and BNS receive aid from SN Aboitiz
- Medical mission scheduled on first quarter 2018
- Fire cracker injuries for 2018 decreased
- DFA now offers 10 year valid passports
- Governor signs E.O. on learning and dev’t policies
- “Paskua ditoy Nueva Vizcaya” activities
- Belgian delegation to forge energy project with Nueva Vizcaya
- N. Vizcaya bags 2nd year CROWN award
- Awarding of Idol kong Entrepreneur and Search for Most Child-Friendly Barangay
- NV to receive 2nd CROWN
- Building wellness for Novo Vizcayanos
- Lopez post about Nueva Vizcaya is trending
- CMP meets Vizcayano heroes of Marawi
- Nueva Vizcaya, 2017 National Quality Corn Achiever Awardee (Hall of Famer)
- Road for agricultural development
- JE cases noted in the province
Regional monitoring team lauds provincial project implementation
The provincial government of Nueva Vizcaya was lauded for its implementation of the concreting project of the CVR Kinacao-Kurasay-Kinalabasa Road under the KALSADA Program CY 2016 located in Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya.
This was learned through a report released by the Regional Project Monitoring Committee- Project monitoring Team (RPMC-PMT) chaired by MaryAnne E.R. Darauay, CESO III, and Regional Director, NEDA RO2, addressed to Gov. Carlos M. Padilla.
The project under the KALSADA programs involves the construction/rehabilitation connecting the 3 roads of the Municipality of Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya namely Kinacao, Kurasay and Kinalabasa with an allocated amount of P88.56M with counterparts from the National Government and PLGU of Php70.85 and Php17.71M, respectively.
Among the PMT findings include; a Very strong institutional arrangement and project management with organized Road Management Committee supported with legislative measures and basically top management support, Institutionalization of the following tools: 1. Local Road Management Performance Assessment (LRMPA) and 2. Contructor’s Performance Evaluation System (CPES). The said findings were recommended by the monitoring team to be replicated by other LGUs.
The Involvement of multi-sectoral groups as 3rd party for CPES application was also recommended to be sustained in implementing indicative fund allocations in 2017 – 2022
The monitoring team also observed that there are more additional work and road facilities needed like slope protection, shoulder sealing, and drainage which will covr overn and above the contract amount of Php 86.82M. From the total project cost of Php 88.56M, there will be an estimated savings of Php 1.75.
It was also recommended that the projected savings should be requested for variation order early prior to the project completion. The report further stated that “there is a need for the PLGU to provide additional counterpart funds, a double amount of project cost for the criticl points and highly vulnerable areas that are prone to flooding and erosion.”
The road project which was started on March 3, 2016 and is expected to be finished by May 2017. As of August 3, 2016, it has now a 37.85% completion rate, according to the Provincial Engineering Office.# lag