REGIONAL-NEWS

DILG maps out CMGP plans for 2021

May 26, 2021

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Region 10 through the Project Development and Management Unit (PDMU) recently held a two-day consultative workshop to to formulate strategic plans for the Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP) programs and activities for the year 2021.

DILG Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Yvette Tolentino-Sunga said the activity will help the Provincial Local Government Units (PLGUs) to effectively plan, design, implement, and maintain their road networks especially in 2022 when they will experience the full devolution on the implementation of the Mandanas Ruling.

“We are ensuring the quality of the local road network across the country by providing both financial investment for capital outlay for the road projects, and at the same time strengthen the governance processes,” Sunga said.

Tolentino-Sunga said two-day activity aimed to collect and consolidate proposals for training and mentoring and other extensions to come up with synchronized plans that will help facilitate the fast and effective implementation of Capacity Development (CapDev) activities as indicated in the Provincial Governance Reform Roadmap (PGRR) and Annual Reform Action Plan (ARAP) for FY 2021.

During the workshop, representatives from the PLGUs identified and ranked the top priority training and activities in accordance with the category and general criteria as explained by DILG Misamis Oriental Provincial Director Engr. Marisia C. Naybe.

The consultative workshop is a recurring activity of the Department to solicit CapDev proposals from the LGUs to ensure harmonized implementation of programs and mentoring that will promote development through the implementation of CMGP.