The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) approved its 2022 work programand monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan.
RPMC Co-Chairperson Ricky Sanchez who is also Department of Budget and Management (DBM) MIMAROPA Regional Director presided over the MIMAROPA RPMC meeting through zoom video conference last February 24.
RPMC Secretary Roy Dimayuga presented the MIMAROPA 2022 RPMC Work Program and the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Plan for approval and adoption of the committee.
Dimayuga reported that for 2022, the RPMC will focus on the following: (a) preparation of quarterly RPMES monitoring reports; (b) conduct of RPMC meetings; (c) conduct of project monitoring visits or activities; (d) provision of trainings – engineering for non-engineers; (e) project facilitation; and (f) conduct of Local Project Monitoring Committee or LPMC summit.
The RPMC will also continue to run the engineering for non-engineers webinar series that provides technical assistance to the LPMCs, implementing agencies, state universities and colleges, and private sector representatives.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), National Irrigation Administration (NIA), Department of Agriculture (DA), and the National Housing Authority (NHA) reported the status on the implementation of their major projects.
DPWH MIMAROPA reported that two of the proposed four bridges located in Mindoro Island Circumferential Road were already funded in 2022, while the NIA MIMAROPA reported that they have conducted a memorandum of agreement validation and ratification together with the Tagbanua Indigenous Cultural Community, and National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP).
The LPMCs of Oriental Mindoro, Occidental Mindoro, and Palawan also reported the functionality assessments of their local/city/municipal PMCs.
The meeting concluded with an agreement that all provincial/city PMCs should report on the functionality of their PMCs as regular agenda of the RPMC.