RDC IV-A Secretary and NEDA Region IV-A Assistant Regional Director delivers the opening remarks during the FY 2020 Technical Budget Review last January 23-24, 2019 at the National Economic and Development Authority Region IV-A, Barangay Milagrosa, Calamba City, Laguna.

The Regional Development Council IV-A conducted the FY 2020 Technical Budget Review on January 23 to 24 at the National Economic and Development Authority Region IV-A, Barangay Milagrosa, Calamba City, Laguna.

Twenty-six agency regional offices (AROs), and five state universities and colleges (SUCs) presented their FY 2020 budget proposals. The review was presided by RDC IV-A Co-Chairperson Engr. Ladislao Andal with DBM, NEDA, Provincial Planning and Development Coordinators, DA, DOST, CHED and Co-Chairs of the RDC Sectoral Committees as panellists. Representatives of the Members of the House of Congress in Calabarzon were present to examine AROs and SUCs’ budget proposals.

AROs were reminded to identify the project components and locations. The AROs proposing for the establishment of offices were requested to prioritize the purchase of lots. Further, SUCs were advised to increase their budget for research and development.
The results of the FY 2020 Technical Budget Review will be the basis of the RDC’s endorsement of proposed budgets to Agency Central Offices and DBM.

Ben Patrick U. Soliguin, NEDA Region IV-A | February 1, 2019