PIA Press Release
Monday, January 02, 2012
Hingyon LGU approves assistance to barangaysby Mhars B. Lihgawon
HINGYON, Ifugao, Jan. 2 (PIA) -- The Local Government Unit (LGU) here has approved the increase of cash assistance to the different barangays of the municipality.
This is in consonance with the ordinance dubbed as " Barangay Aid Ordinance" enacted by the local legislators to provide more services to the community.
With the increase, the 12 barangays will be receiving a P1,500 annual cash assistance from the previous P1,000.
The fund was included under the statutory and contractual obligations item in the regular annual budget of the municipality.
Furthermore, the cash assistance would be directly fund transferred to the beneficiaries within the first quarter of each calendar year following the approval of the applicable municipal annual budget and would be part also of the regular annual revenue of the barangay.
Each barangay is free to appropriate such aid according to priorities but subject to the existing budgeting, accounting and auditing rules and regulation. (MBL - PIA CAR,Ifugao)