The MIMAROPA Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) conducted a field monitoring visit in Marinduque on May 23-27. The RPMT is composed of private sector representatives (PSRs), representatives from the Presidential Management Staff-Office for Regional Concerns (PMS-ORC), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), the provincial project monitoring committee of Marinduque, and project implementing offices: Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) MIMAROPA, Department of Public WorKs and Highways (DPWH) Marinduque District Engineering Office (DEO), and Marinduque State College (MSC). 

The team monitored the by-pass road projects and police station buildings implemented by DPWH MIMAROPA, farm-to-market road and flood control projects implemented by DPWH Marinduque DEO, and school building projects of MSC.

During the field visit, the RPMT together with the provincial project monitoring team (PMT) of Marinduque was able to validate the status of the abovementioned projects. The team discovered that one of the by-pass road projects of DPWH required further soil investigation.

The RPMT also visited pipelined and prospective development projects in the province including the site of the proposed Balogo International Port in Sta. Cruz, Marinduque, the abandoned MarCopper mine site, and several ports in the province. ​​​​​​​

The monitoring activity was capped by an exit conference attended by the RPMT, Marinduque Provincial PMT, DPWH, MSC, and contractors. Issues and findings on the field monitoring conducted were discussed, and the committee consequently secured the commitment of the contractors to comply with the recommendations of the RPMT.