Daang Matuwid in Cagayan

Investments in infrastructure

  • From 2011 to 2016, total infrastructure allocation reached P16.69 billion almost 5 times the allocation from 2005 to 2010 which was only at P3.69 billion.
  • 33 billion was allocated for roads and bridges, almost quadruple the P2.93 billion allocation from 2005 to 2010.
  • 99 billion was allocated for flood control projects, more than 1,847 times the P2.70 million allocation from 2005 to 2010.

Investments in people

  • As of January 2016, the Pantawid Pamilya Program has provided cash grants amounting to P342.26 million in exchange for school attendance and health check-ups to 32,205 poor households in the province.
  • In 2015, 2,515 children of Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in the province graduated from high school.
  • 958,774 individuals, which is 80.11% of the projected 2015 population, are covered by PhilHealth as of May 2015. In 2010, PhilHealth coverage nationwide was only at 50.97%, much lower compared to the 92.11% nationwide coverage as of December 2015.
  • From 2010 to 2014, a total of P377.25 million was obligated to improve existing health facilities in the province which include: 18 barangay health stations (BHS); 62 rural health units (RHUs); and 35 hospitals. Further, a total of P125.52 million was allocated to improve 24 BHS, 33 RHUs, and 13 hospitals from 2015 to 2016.
  • In 2015, 17,473 indigent senior citizens were provided with social pension in the amount of P98.32 million.
  • 772 classrooms were completed in the province. 985 more are already funded for construction until 2016.
  • 23,032 children have been fed in day care centers in the province in SY 2015-2016 as of 29 February 2016 under the Supplementary Feeding Program. Nationwide, the program was expanded to improve the nutrition not just of malnourished children but all children in day care centers through food supplementation for 120 feeding days.
  • From AY 2011-2012 to AY 2014-2015, P24.27 million in scholarship grants was awarded by the government to college students.
  • The province registered a poverty incidence of 21.8% among its population in the first semester of 2015, 4.5 percentage points lower than its poverty incidence of 26.3% in the first semester of 2009.

For 2016, the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) for all LGUs in the province was P5.36 billion, 62.33% higher than the IRA for the province for 2010 which was only P3.30 billion.

—From the Presidential Management Staff

Data from the Department of Public Works and Highways, the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Department of Health, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, the Commission on Higher Education, and the Department of Budget and Management.

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