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GMCAC briefs NEDA 7, RPMT on MCIA improvements and activities

Mr. Andrew Harrison, Chief Executive Advisor of GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), briefed NEDA 7 staff and members of the Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) of the Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) on the current and future improvements and renovations at the existing passenger terminal (Terminal 1) and updates on the construction of Passenger Terminal 2 of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on 8 March 2016. GMCAC is a Filipino-led consortium between GMR Group, a world-renowned infrastructure developer based in […]

NEDA7 RD Carreon holds initial discussions on a Regional Development Research Council

NEDA7 RD Carreon met last March 8 with representatives of the CHED and SUC representatives involved in research, development, and extension, for initial discussions on a draft terms of reference for a regional development research council. The draft, as enhanced during the meeting, will be presented to the proposed members of the council in April.  Support from regional line agencies, SUCs, and HEIs will be generated to more intentionally link their research studies, and research agenda formulation, monitoring, and utilization […]

SUBCOMMITTEE ON POWER BRIEFED ON THE LIBERTAD NATURAL GAS POWER PLANT

The RDC Subcommittee on Power members were briefed on the status of the Libertad Natural Gas Power Plant in Barangay Libertad, Bogo City, Cebu on 04 March 2016. The natural gas-fired power plant, with a generation capacity of one megawatt, is the first natural gas power plant in Cebu and third in the country. Forum Exploration Inc. partnered with DESCO Inc. to run the power plant and augment the supply distributed by the Cebu Electric Cooperative (CEBECO) II. CEBECO II […]

DSWD RCWC awards Seal of Child – Friendly Local Governance to Local Government Units in Region VII

The Regional Committee for the Welfare of Children held its performance review and work and financial planning cum orientation on the functionality indicators last January 27 to 29, 2016 at the Golden Prince Hotel, Cebu City. After the two – day workshop, conferment of the Seal of Child – Friendly Local Governance took place thereby awarding the outstanding local government unit in their efforts to promote and protect children’s rights to survival, development, protection and participation. Through the Committee’s efforts […]

Orientation/Training on Project Information Management System

The Development Research Division (DRD) of NRO7 successfully conducted a training on RDC7’s Project Information Management System (PIMS) last 23 February 2016 at NRO7 Conference Room, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City. NEDA7 Regional Director Efren B. Carreon, who has been fully supportive and has guided the PIMS initiative, graced the training-workshop. PIMS is a web-based application. It serves as a repository/database of projects proposed and monitored by the different proponents and stakeholders of Central Visayas. It allows storage, retrieval, updating and […]