During the Joint Regional Development Council – Regional Peace and Order Council First Quarter Meeting (RDC-RPOC) on March 18, 2016 at the Montebello Villa Hotel, National Economic and Development Authority Region VII (NEDA 7) Regional Director Efren B. Carreon presented the comparative analysis of the RDC – endorsed Programs, Activities and Projects (PAPs) vis – a – vis the amount allocated in the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for the years 2015 and 2016. In the analysis, the batting average for each agency as well as per sector is shown. The following figures present the comparison among the four sectors in terms of the number of projects, activities and programs (PAPs) and the amount allocated to such PAPs, respectively.
(DAC), a remarkable 100% of the number of PAPs was granted to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) for the years 2015 and 2016. As to the amount allocated in the GAA, the Department of Justice–Parole and Probation Authority (DOJ–PPA) and the DILG got the highest at 118.75% and 100%, respectively.
As to the Economic sector, all of the agencies were granted 100% of their PAPs and the corresponding amount except for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environment Management Bureau (DENR-EMB) and the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) which have no data for both years.
Only the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) form part of the data presented for the Infrastructure Development Committee – with the DPWH bagging the larger chunk, pegged at 157.14% and 209.73% of the number of PAPs and granted 64.07% and 52.39% project cost for 2015 and 2016, respectively.
For the Social Development Committee (composed of regional line agencies and state universities and colleges), only the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and the Population Commission got 100% of their number of PAPs for the year 2015 whereas only Siquijor State College (SSC) was given 100% of their PAPs for 2016. As to the amount of the PAPs, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) was granted 177.21% of their proposed budget for 2015 while DOLE was granted 131.77% for the year 2016.