RDC 7 now accrediting groups to nominate reps to join council

The Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 is now accepting applications for accreditation from private sector organizations and non-government organizations that wish to nominate private sector representatives (PSRs) to become members of the RDC. Interested organizations have to be accredited for them to nominate and elect from among themselves the new set of RDC PSRs for 2019-2022. Selection of PSRs will be done simultaneously per province. Cebu will have seven PSRs, Bohol and Negros Oriental will have three each, and Siquijor […]

RDC 7 holds 1Q full council meeting, endorses P168B in PAPs for 2020

The Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 in Central Visayas endorsed a total of P167.9 billion in proposed programs, activities and projects (PAP)s of regional agencies and state colleges and universities to be included in their respective central offices’ proposed budget for fiscal year 2020. The proposed PAPs were approved during the 1st quarter RDC Full Council meeting last 15 March 2019, after each of the four RDC sectoral committee (SecCom) chairpersons presented the PAPs under their respective committees. Of the […]

RDC, RPOC in Region 7 hold joint meeting

The Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council in Central Visayas held a joint meeting last 11 March 2019 to identify priority issues and concerns that need to be elevated to the Cabinet level, and recommend actions for their solution. The joint meeting was presided by RDC Chairperson Kenneth Cobonpue and RPOC Chairperson and Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III. Cobonpue, in his opening message, said that aside from identifying regional issues, the joint meeting was important […]

NEDA chief visits Tagbilaran–Panglao Bridge Project

Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia visited the site of the New Offshore Bridge Connector between New Offshore Bridge Connector Between Panglao Island Airport and Tagbilaran City Port Project on March 7. Secretary Pernia was joined by Bohol Gov. Edgar Chatto and NEDA 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon. The New Offshore Bridge Project aims to connect two major transport modes, namely the Bohol-Panglao International Airport in Panglao Island and the fast craft terminal at the Port of Tagbilaran. It is an […]

RPMC 7 partners with NGO in project monitoring

The Regional Project Monitoring Committee 7 and the Bohol Alliance of Non-Government Organizations (BANGON) have partnered to monitor government projects using the Project Information Management System (PIMS). The Memorandum of Agreement for the partnership was signed during BANGON’s annual general assembly at Cafe Caloy, Tagbilaran City, Bohollast Feb. 14, 2019. PIMS is the Regional Development Council (RDC)-endorsed system that consolidates information on projects implemented in Central Visayas. The system aims to have a real-time updating of information that can be […]