Thirty-five infrastructure projects in different municipalities in Basilan were monitored, inspected and geo-tagged by the Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) during their visit last July 27-31, 2015.
Engr. Macapado Benito, Regional Planning and Development Office-Infrastructure Planning Division (RPDO- IPD) Chief and one of the members of RPMC, said that the projects monitored were paved roads, bridges, culverts, and school buildings implemented by PAyapa, at MAsaganang pamayaNAn (PAMANA) and ARMM Health, Education, Livelihood, Peace and Governance, and Synergy (HELPS) that were located at Lamitan City, Tipo-Tipo, Sumisip, and Lantawan, all in Basilan.
The activity aimed to ascertain the implementation of infrastructure projects that are compliant to standard detailed engineering, and bring the project data and information accessible to public viewing through geo-tagging for transparency.
The RPMC is composed of members from Office of the Executive Secretary (OES), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Office of the Regional Treasurer (ORT), Regional Planning and Development Office (RPDO) and non-government organizations.