The Research, Evaluation and Monitoring Division of the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO-REM) has submitted its Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Report showing an 80% accomplishment on the 20% Annual Investment Program (AIP) of the province for calendar year 2014.
PPDO-REM Officer-in-Charge Eleazer Abellera disclosed that aside from the AIP, the scope of the M & E report also included Supplemental Budget (SB) Numbers 2 and 3 which was approved by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan last year.
“The provce’s appropriated AIP for 2014 is P206,600,000.00 of which 99% or P203,900,020.00 was released for allotment; 80% of said amount or P176,330,986.41 was obligated,” Abellera further disclosed.
Out of the allotment balance of P27,569,013.59, the report stated, P2.7 million was appropriated for the improvement/upgrading of Polomolok Municipal Hospital
SB Numbers 2 and 3, meanwhile, have a total appropriation of P106,732,583.86 and the obligation incurred reached P85,745,019.98, leaving a P20,987,563.88 balance
AIP projects implemented were summarized in the report as 39 projects funded, 7 completed, 16 on-going, 10 as not started and 6 were not implemented.
Majority of the funded projects were infrastructure projects, particularly road and box culvert construction, bridge repair and expansion, embankment protection and lined canal installation, water system repair, improvement of health facilities, rural electrification, barangay assistance program and procurement of materials
Likewise, for SB #2 and #3, 47 were funded, 9 were completed, 17 are still on-going, 9 were not started yet and 12 were not implemented.
And just like the AIP, majority of the funded projects under SB #2 and #3 are infrastructure projects.
The AIP is divided into five (5) sectors, namely; Social Services, Economic, Technical Infrastructure, Environment and DRR/CCA and Development Administration.