Lacson Flags Duplication of Projects in DPWH's 2022 Budget

25 November 2021 / 01:39 PM

Lacson Flags Duplication of Projects in DPWH's 2022 Budget

Sen. Panfilo "Ping" M. Lacson raised this issue Tuesday as he pointed out the duplicate projects under the "Convergence and Special Support Program" in the agency's proposed budget.

"We note that under the program 'Convergence and Special Support Program,' there is apparent duplication of projects, particularly under the Sustainable Infrastructure Projects Alleviating Gaps (SIPAG) and Basic Infrastructure Program (BIP)," Lacson said at the deliberations on the budget of the DPWH for 2022.

He noted that there is a need to distinguish between the projects under SIPAG and BIP with similar descriptions:

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