P6.3B allocated for infra, other projects in Lapu-Lapu

P6.3B allocated for infra, other projects in Lapu-Lapu
Photo from Lapu-Lapu City PIO

AT LEAST P6.3 billion has been allocated by several local and national government agencies and departments in Lapu-Lapu City for infrastructure and other developmental programs for 2025.

During a full council meeting of the City Development Council on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan revealed that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Sixth District Engineering Office submitted the largest budget proposal of P5.385 billion.

City Councilor Annabeth Cuizon disclosed during the meeting that the DPWH’s proposal will include funding for causeways, road repairs, and drainage programs.

Apart from DPWH, the Department of Social Welfare and Development 7 proposed P412.615 million for the City Social Welfare and Development Office.

The Department of Health 7 allocated P362.825 million, with P222 million of the budget earmarked for the construction of a Super Health Center in Barangay Basak and the completion of the fifth phase of the Lapu-Lapu City Hospital.

The Department of Information and Communication Technology proposed P63 million.

Other agencies that submitted proposals were the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (P8 million), the Department of Trade and Industry (P4.7 million), and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Environmental Management Bureau (63.9 million). / HIC with PR


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