Formulation of Calapan City MPSUID starts

The on-site activities for the formulation of the Master Plan for Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Development (MPSUID) of Calapan City officially started with the consultants’ (PHILKOIE International Inc. and TAM Planners Co.) meeting with Governor Alfonso V. Umali  of Oriental Mindoro and Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan of Calapan City on March 18. Meanwhile, a  stakeholder’s workshop was conducted at Filipiniana Hotel, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. The workshop is the  first of  four consultation activities to formulate the plan. It  served as […]

66th MIMAROPA RDC Full Council meeting held

The provincial government of Occidental Mindoro hosted the 66th MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) Full Council meeting held last March 1 in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro. RDC Chairperson and Palawan Governor Jose C. Alvarez presided over the meeting which was attended by Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr., Occidental Mindoro Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola, Occidental Mindoro lone district representative Josephine R. Sato, Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Angelina F. Tria, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Romulo M. Festin, directors […]

MIMAROPA RDC reviews FY 2020 agency budget proposals

In line with the Presidential Executive Order No. 325, or the Reorganization of the Regional Development Councils (RDCs), the RDC of MIMAROPA through its four sectoral committees reviewed the priority programs and projects of the agency regional offices (AROs) and state universities and colleges (SUCs) during the first quarter sectoral committee meetings held on January 29 to February 1 in Pasay City. The RDC is mandated under EO 325 to review and endorse to the national government the proposed budgets […]

DA MIMAROPA turns over agricultural tramline systems to farmers in MIMAROPA

The High-Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) MIMAROPA turned over five (5) units Agricultural Tramline Systems (ATS) with a total worth of PhP 24.5 million in the municipalities of Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro; Roxas, Palawan; and Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro on November 23, December 6, and December 11, 2018, respectively. These ATS will address the hauling problem of the people located in far-flung areas with no access to a proper road in transporting produce from […]

Localizing HEI: The City College of Calapan experience

The City of Calapan today is not just known for its thriving industries in trade and commerce, but in various sectors as well. Education, for one, has been undergoing reforms and continued to receive support from the city government. Being one of its flagship programs, this social sector has been given much attention and priority by the administration with the philosophy that education serves as the key to poverty alleviation and social mobility. This is implemented by espousing different strategies […]

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION (Selection of PSRs to the RDC CY 2019-2022)

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION To ensure wider participation in the selection of private sector representatives (PSRs) to the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC), the NEDA MIMAROPA announces that the accreditation of private sector organizations (PSOs) for the selection of PSRs to the RDC for CY 2019-2022 is now open. Private sector representation in the RDC has its legal basis in Executive Order No. 308 issued by President Corazon C. Aquino on November 5, 1987. It reorganized and strengthened the RDCs by […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts GAD activity on gender equality, women empowerment

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) in MIMAROPA conducted an activity on gendere and development (GAD) with the theme “Promoting Gener Equality and Women Empowerment in the Workplace” recently at Piña Colina Resort in Tagytay City. The activity was participated in by NRO MIMAROPA officials and staff. OIC Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling, in her opening remarks, shared the NEDA GAD Agenda 2019-2025. She discussed the GAD strategic framework and GAD strategic plan 2019-2025. Sumbeling stated that the NEDA GAD Agenda […]

Oriental Mindoro governor, RDC MIMAROPA sign agreement for establishment of MIMAROPA RGC

The usufruct agreement by and between the Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro, represented by Governor  Alfonso V. Umali, Jr.  and the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC), represented by Governor  Jose Ch. Alvarez of Palawan, for the establishment of the MIMAROPA Regional Government Center (RGC) in Calapan City was signed last December 6 during the 65th RDC Full Council meeting in Puerto Princesa City. Under the agreement, the 5.11 hectare lot located in  Barangay Sta. Isabel, Calapan City shall be used […]

MIMAROPA RPMC conducts project monitoring in Palawan

The MIMAROPA Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) conducted a project  monitoring in Palawan on December 3-7. The team monitored a total of twenty  ongoing and completed projects located in the municipalities of Aborlan, Roxas, Taytay, San Vicente and Puerto Princesa City. The monitoring team is composed of representatives from the Presidential Management Staff-Office for Regional Concerns (PMS-ORC),  Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Budget and Management (DBM), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA),  private sector representative, […]

NEDA MIMAROPA receives award from DSWD

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) in  MIMAROPA received the 2018 Gawad Listahanan Most Supportive National Government Agency (NGA) during the 3rd Regional Gawad Listahanan awarding ceremonies of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA held on November 27 at the Lynn’s Fern Garden in Odiongan, Romblon. The awarding ceremony was attended by partners and stakeholders of DSWD MIMAROPA from local government units (LGUs), national government agencies (NGAs), state colleges and universities, and media partners who support the Listahanan and other initiatives of the department. The […]