Close to P10M infra
projects fund support given to 3 Leyte towns,
Media Relations Center
January 11, 2010
TACLOBAN CITY –
Close to P10 million in financial assistance was recently downloaded
by the provincial government of
Leyte to speed up various infrastructure development projects in
three towns and several villages.
assistance went to the towns of Burauen, Alangalang and Sta. Fe while
the rest were to a number of villages of Burauen and Pastrana in
Leyte’s second district.
The ongoing New Public
Market rehabilitation in Burauen town was given P3 million in
financial assistance as counterpart fund of this multi-million
infrastructure, a priority project of incumbent Mayor Fe Renomeron.
According to the lady
mayor rehabilitation of their public market will expand the town
public market, making it more presentable and provide more spaces for
Rehab of the town
market is also seen to complement the completion of the
Burauen-Albuera road that would connect Leyte’s second biggest town to
Ormoc City in the western side of the province. If the road would
finally be open to traffic and transportation, more business and
economic is seen to ensue in Burauen town.
farm-to-market road project under the Infrastructure for Rural
Productivity Enhancement Sector (InFRES) program of the Department of
Agriculture was also given P2 million financial support from the
provincial government of Leyte.
InFRES project was
intended to remove constraints to agricultural productivity by
investing in rural infrastructure in regions with high poverty
incidence and high agricultural potential. Its immediate objectives
are to remove the constraints to the improvement of agricultural
productivity caused by the lack or inadequacy of rural infrastructure,
and to reduce rural poverty by increasing agricultural productivity
For Alangalang town,
Mayor Loreto Yu recently received the amount of P1.5 million financial
support from the province for a farm to market road project in Brgy.
Mayor Yu said, the
attendant objective to this farm to market road project rural
infrastructures is to increase agricultural productivity and help
decrease poverty incidence in the identified area.
In the recent
Icot-Icot ha Barangay made by Leyte Governor Carlos Jericho Petilla in
Pastrana, Leyte – his first barangay visits this 2010, the governor
released at least P1.5 million in financial assistance to 14 villages
The fund support are
for various infrastructure projects that include multi-purpose halls,
barangay road concreting, day care center, basketball courts, drainage
system, concrete fencing and basketball courts. The said projects are
all structures seen to bolster the various barangay facilities.
In the same visit, the
governor also downloaded financial assistance amounting to P2.4
million to 28 barangays in Burauen, Leyte.
With a total of 77
barangays, the governor advised the rest of the Burauen barangays to
await their respective funding during the year with the province’s
budget being allocated accordingly for the numerous resolutions asking
for the same assistance being sent by the barangays to the provincial