Gov Padilla leads PGNV 2021 Budget Forum

Governor Carlos M. Padilla led the conduct of this year’s Budget Forum among members of the top management of the Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya (PGNV) that was held on 24 June at the almost-finished Nueva Vizcaya Conference Center, LMET Park, Diadi…

The activity kicks off the serial planning-budgeting process that is being undertaken by local governments this year to identify and fund priority programs, projects and activities for implementation in the ensuing calendar period…

Specifically, the Budget Call for CY2021 aims to prescribe guidelines for the different implementing offices and their partners in preparing their respective budget proposals, which need to be consistent with the PGNV’s approved Annual Investment Program, the Local Government Code, and extant directives from concerned line agencies…

The body needs to ensure that the resulting proposed Local Expenditure Program of the province covering CY2021 is also in harmony with the 2017-2022 Philippine Development Plan and Investment Program (PDPIP) and the updated 2017-2030 Provincial Development and Physical Framework Plan (PDPFP)…

The prioritization of annual programs, projects and activities of the PGNV also draws inspiration from the holistic PRAYERS N FAITH platform of governance and public administration of the present administration that was initiated by erstwhile Governor Ruth Raña Padilla, who was also in attendance to share her insights…

Due consideration was also placed on the marching order of Governor Padilla that stresses the need to optimize the utilization of the PGNV’s present and anticipated resources as it moves forward in helping our province and people surmount the ill-effects of the devastating COVID-19 plague…

“As leaders of the province, we have to be forward-looking and focused on development interventions geared towards its quick recovery from the scourge”, he said.

“We also need to put in place firm mechanisms in response to the demands of the post-pandemic era, otherwise known as NEW NORMAL life”, he added.

Also present were Vice Governor Jose D. Tomas, Sr. who expressed his support to the administration’s programs, projects and activities, particularly those benefitting the agriculture and health sectors, and Provincial Legal Officer Voltaire B. Garcia who provided instant legal advice concerning contentious issues arising from the floor.#jlc

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