Department of Budget and Management Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Tuesday, January 3, enumerated five preconditions necessary for the Duterte Government to be able to achieve a 7 percent sustained growth rate.
Category: Department of Budget and Management
In a press statement released by the Office of Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Secretary Judy Taguiwalo welcomed the recent Commission on Audit report stating that there are P6.3 billion in unliquidated funds for the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino (4Ps) scheme.
Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary (DSWD) Judy M. Taguiwalo announced that the Department, including its field offices in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Region III, are on alert and standby for any emergencies. It has activated its quick response teams and has been monitoring the situation in the provinces of Bataan, Zambales and Bulacan.
Malacanang has defended anew the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), which according to critics, encourages dependency on the government. According to Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., the 4Ps has been proven to be effective since its implementation in 2010. “Napatunayan naman kasi sa nakaraang anim na taon na kung maayos ang pangangasiwa ng ganitong programa, ito ay definitely hindi isang dole-out at definitely din, hindi ito lumilikha Read More