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Occidental Mindoro’s P79M supplemental fund, P10M social services fund obtain SP approval

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The Occidental Mindoro Sangguniang Panlalawigan has approved the province’s P79.5-million supplemental budget as well as its P10-million Social Services Fund

Vice Governor Peter De Jesus Alfaro spearheaded the approval of the budget last August 30.

“Ang Supplemental Budget na may kabuuang halaga P79,537,798.04 at Social Services Fund na nagkakahalaga ng P10,000,000 mula sa savings ng Provincial Government of Occidental Mindoro ay pinagtibay ng walang pagtutol ng lahat ng kasapi ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan sa pamumuno ni Vice-Governor Peter De Jesus Alfaro,” the Sanggunian said.

“Ang kabuuang halaga ng nasabing Supplemental Budget ay nagmula sa savings ng Personal Services, Unappropriated Balance, Reversion from Continuing Appropriations, Reversion of Accounts Payable at Reversion from Calamity Fund,” it added.

The SP also approved the P10-million Social Services Fund of the province.

“[P]inagtibay din ng Sangguniang Panlalawigan ang kahilingan ng Gobernador, Kgg. Eduardo B. Gadiano, na ilipat ang halagang Sampung Milyong Piso (P10,000,000.00) papunta sa “Other Maintenance and Operating Expenses of Provincial Governor’s Office” upang gastusin para sa Social Services sa Lalawigan,” said the SP.

According to the province, the amount came from the 10% budgetary reserve of the 14 departments of the Provincial Capitol.

“Dumalo din sa pagpupulong si Provincial Administrator Muriel Reguinding. Inaasahan na lalong mapapaigting ang serbisyo sa buong lalawigan lalo’t higit sa aspeto ng kalusugan sapagkat ang malaking bahagi ng kabuuang pondo ay inilaan para sa mga hospitals ng Pamahalaang Panlalawigan,” said the province.