Presidential Communications Operations Office

  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Tuesday, 26 May 2020 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
Region R07 Submenu
Latest News
News Headlines
Foto Releases
One Visayas
Special Reports
Infobytes eNewsletter

The Franciscan Youths (YOUFRA) of Enrique Villanueva, Siquijor: Feeling triumphant after giving their share to the community. Tree planting and clean up activities are one of the regular activities of these youth to help mitigate the adverse effects of climate change following their weekly formation at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish in Enrique Villanueva, Siquijor. (pia-siquijor/Rizalie Anding Calibo)
Central Visayas Region

PIA Press Release
Friday, January 13, 2012

DENR gears for cadastral survey of select towns in CV

by Hazel Gloria

CEBU CITY, Jan. 13 (PIA) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR7) prepares for this year's cadastral survey of select towns in Central Visayas covering 73,661 hectares and costing P163.090 million.

This developed after Secretary Ramon Paje and President Benigno S. Aquino, III gave DENR marching orders to hasten and complete the cadastral survey of the country in support to the government’s land titling, land use planning, taxation and internal revenue allotment (IRA) program for the various municipalities nationwide.

DENR-7 regional executive director Maximo Dichoso explained that Secretary Paje indicated the P3.2-billion budget increase in the land sector is in line with the DENR’s push to fulfill the president’s social contract with the Filipino people to institute reforms as a result of good governance.

Dichoso stressed that reforms in the country’s land services is a must, as it will improve the productivity of idle lands in the country and will therefore boost economic prosperity.

Cadastral survey covers extensive areas such as an entire municipality or city consisting of several or many parcels of land undertaken for the purpose of land registration.

For 2012, the DENR-7 aims to cover 73,661 hectares with a total budget of P163,090,115.76 to certain municipalities in Central Visayas.

Negros Oriental will cover the municipalities of Manjuyod, Pamplona, Dauin, and Zamboanguita, with the biggest target of 37,456 hectares or 50.85 percent and a budget of 87.998 million.

Cebu with 25,710 hectares or 34.90 percent coverage with a budget of P49.879 million, covering the municipalities of Minglanilla, Argao, Tuburan, and Tabuelan.

Bohol has 5,158 hectares or seven percent coverage with a budget of P24.581 million to cover the municipalities of Tubigon, President Carlos Garcia, and Danao.

Siquijor has 5,337 hectares or 7.25 percent coverage with a budget of P630,000 covering the municipality of Maria.

“The cadastral survey program is seriously pursued as it is instrumental in efficient patent distribution and accelerating countryside development,” Dichoso explained.

It may be recalled that Secretary Paje issued DENR Administrative Order No. 2011-05 directing the Land Management Bureau to conduct an inventory and establish a database of abandoned cadastral survey projects.

A cadastral survey project is said to be abandoned when field activities are left unfinished after the period stipulated in the contract, when the contractor fails to correct survey defects within a prescribed period, or when the contractor fails to return survey project records and other violations of the contract.

In the order, Paje has given the regional executive director (RED) the power to cancel abandoned survey projects, and to determine and impose the appropriate sanctions against erring geodetic engineers or survey contractors. (mbcn/hfg/PIA-7 & DENR-7)

Latest Stories
  • Solar energy to light up 75 more houses in off-grid areas in NegOr (R07)
  • NGO urges public to collect, propagate seeds to create native tree forests in CV (R07)
  • DSWD brings Pantawid Pamilya program to Dumaguete City (R07)
  • NGO to hold free breast, cervical cancer screening (R07)
  • Cebu-based NGO to hold free screening for breast, cervical cancer (R07)
  • Army, NGOs serve free health services (R07)
  • Negrenses invited to join e-Trike design contest (R07)
  • Solar bottle bulbs light up public market in Asturias town (R07)
  • Simple floating deck in Asturias town attracts local tourists (R07)
  • Ubay opens high caliber Basketball tournament (R07)
  • Feature: Agrarian communities upbeat on communal irrigation (R07)
  • Dumaguete’s Sinulog Festival contingent lands in Top 10 (R07)
  • NYC to conduct reg'l orientation on PYDP (R07)
  • Info, marketing complexes soon to rise for agrarian communities in Bohol (R07)
  • Bohol rice production Up by over 16 percent in 2011 By Rey Anthony H. Chiu (R07)

    Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
    For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
    Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
    PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines