RPMC gathers DPWH and DepEd to fast track school building projects in anticipation of return of students

BAGUIO CITY – On July 1, the Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) through its secretariat, NEDA-CAR, conducted a special problem-solving session to facilitate the completion of school building projects under the Baguio Educational Facilities Fund. Data on 37 school building projects (SBPs) were consolidated by NEDA-CAR and discussed by the committee with both DPWH-CAR and DepEd-CAR giving updates on the status of the school buildings.  DepEd Regional Director Estela Cariño wanted to… Read more »

RPMC Validates Slope Protection Projects along Kennon Road

The Cordillera Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC), led by NEDA OIC-Regional Director Stephanie Christiansen, inspected two slope protection projects in Kennon Road last May 12, 2021. The two projects were reported to be substantially completed ahead of schedule thus these were selected by the RPMC to derive good practices for achieving positive slippages. Construction Division… Read more »

BLISTT outer circumferential roadworks ahead of schedule

On November 4, the Cordillera Regional Project Monitoring Committee led by Committee Chair and NEDA-CAR Regional Director Milagros Rimando visited five sections of the BLISTT (Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay) outer circumferential ring which aims to provide drivers alternative routes to avoid the congestion of the urban areas of La Trinidad and… Read more »

Only 1% of Cordi National Roads remain unpaved

BAGUIO CITY – On September 29, The Cordillera Regional Development Council Infrastructure Development Committee, chaired by DPWH-CAR Dir. Khadaffy Tanggol, reviewed the status of Infrastructure projects in the region during their regular quarterly meeting in which DPWH-CAR reported that about 42 kilometers or 1.9% of our all national roads in the region remain to be… Read more »

Ifugao Gov to support hospital to its completion

BAGUIO CITY – In a face-to-face meeting with Ifugao Governor Jerry Dalipog, the Department of Health-Cordillera, the Cordillera Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC), chaired by NEDA-CAR, and structural engineers Joselito Buhangin and Renato Tandoc of Saint Louis University met to discuss updates, project findings, and fast track the construction of the long-delayed Ifugao General Hospital… Read more »

Project Monitoring Committee note active community involvement

Beyond the usual inspection of problematic projects, the Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) visited project sites that have been recognized for good and on-schedule performance. NEDA-CAR Chief of project monitoring and evaluation, Carmel Matabang, said that the inspection of the various community-based agency projects showcased the active involvement of the community, particularly the women, in… Read more »

RPMC urges formation of local project monitoring committees

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) presented on February 4 the DILG memorandum for local government units to organize their respective local project monitoring committees. DILG Memorandum Circular 2019-188 calls for the organization or reconstitution of sub-regional project monitoring committees. This is to ensure the closer monitoring of government projects currently… Read more »

Regional Monitoring Committee tackles Apayao project delays

The Cordillera Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC), led by NEDA-CAR Regional Director Milagros Rimando, gave recommendations on three Apayao road projects during the RPMC meeting on December 11, 2019. These projects have been flagged under the Regional Project Monitoring Evaluation System for incoming delays. Two of the projects, Manag-Talifugo-Paddaoan and Manag-Liwan roads, are in Conner… Read more »