The provincial community’s long term vision for the province, as expressed through its leadership in consultation with the stakeholders is to become “An agri-industrialized, commercial, eco-tourism and risk resilient province with a healthy ecosystems and managed natural resources that is socially and economically progressive in the fields of agriculture, fishery, forestry and tourism with a well-developed land and sea transport network; home of healthy, God-loving, empowered people, rich in cultural heritage and a strong commitment to the principles of social justice, democracy and good governance, all within the framework of sustainable development”.The provincial community’s long term vision for the province, as expressed through its leadership in consultation with the stakeholders is to become “An agri-industrialized, commercial, eco-tourism and risk resilient province with a healthy ecosystems and managed natural resources that is socially and economically progressive in the fields of agriculture, fishery, forestry and tourism with a well-developed land and sea transport network; home of healthy, God-loving, empowered people, rich in cultural heritage and a strong commitment to the principles of social justice, democracy and good governance, all within the framework of sustainable development”.
For all stakeholders “to vigorously pursue for the social and economic upliftment of the standard of living of its constituents through effective collaboration with all stakeholders and sectors towards the attainment of the vision”.
Plans and Programs Division
- Formulate and Integrated Economic, Social, Physical and Other Development Objectives and Policies for Consideration and Approval of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan and the Governor;
- Integrates and Coordinates all Sectoral Plans and Studies under taken by the different functional groups or agencies in the province;
- Prepares comprehensive Plans and Other Development Planning Documents;
- Sets targets, establishes and determines priorities of programs and projects in accordance with the over-all Development Plan of the Province
- Promote citizen participation through Development Planning at Municipal Level.
Research and Evaluation Division
- Researches, and gathers, collates analyzes statistical data necessary for the development of Plans, Programs and Projects;
- Monitors and Evaluates the Progress of Programs and Project according to established schedules, or an objectives;
- Makes continuing studies, and Develops Operational Systems, for adoption by the different units of the Provincial Government;
- Prepares informational materials regarding Local Development Plans for Dissemination to Government Entities.
Project Development Division
- Develops Specific Projects and of Feasibility Studies for Development Plan;
- Analyzes and evaluates proposals for programs and projects to determine Feasibility and Conformity with objectives and priorities of the province;
- Conducts relevant studies, trainings and workshops to evolve Plans, Programs and Projects for inclusion in the Development Plan;
- Analyzes he Provincial Income and Expenditure patterns, and formulates and recommends Fiscal Plans and Policies for the consideration and approval of the SP and the Governor
- Determines sources and allocation of Financial Resources According to the priorities established in the Development Plan.
- Provides Administrative Clerical, Personnel support to the Office;
- Plans and maintains proper supply and records management ;
- Controls office budget , prepares allotments and determines balance of appropriations;
- Prepares office payrolls, vouchers and other claims and remittance
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DAVAO DEL SUR RECEIVES P120M for SBDP
The Department of Budget and Management has released P120 million to the Provincial Government of Davao del Sur as Support to Barangay Development Program (SBDP). The Barangay Development Program is a flagship program of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NFT-ELCAC), as a whole-of-nation approach to end insurgency. The program aims to grant incentives to supposedly cleared barangays in the amount of P20 million. This incentive is intended to fund various development projects in the barangays, such as farm-to-market roads, school buildings, water system and livelihood projects.
Eight cleared barangays in the province have received P20 million each to fund their respective projects, namely: Balabag and Goma in Digos City, Saliducon in Sta. Cruz, Sibayan, Darapuay and Managa in Bansalan, and Asbang and Colonsabac in Matanao. The incentives allocated to Barangay Balabag and Goma amounting to P40 million have been directly released to the City Government of Digos. A total of 29 projects were identified and approved by the NTF-ELCAC for implementation.
|BARANGAY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS (BDP)|
|MUNICIPALITY||BARANGAY||PROJECT TITLE||PROPOSED AMOUNT|
|STA. CRUZ||SALIDUCON||FARM TO MARKET ROAD||13,500,000.00|
|STA. CRUZ||SALIDUCON||VOCATIONAL & TECHNICAL SCHOOL BUILDING||3,000,000.00|
|STA. CRUZ||SALIDUCON||PROVISION OF POTABLE WATER SUPPLY||2,000,000.00|
|STA. CRUZ||SALIDUCON||FRUIT CROPS AND LIVESTOCK PROJECTS||500,000.00|
|STA. CRUZ||SALIDUCON||FRUIT CROPS AND LIVESTOCK PROJECTS||1,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||DARAPUAY||CONCRETING OF 1km ANDRES AWE ROAD AT PUROK 9||10,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||DARAPUAY||CONCRETING OF 800 METER ANDAGBERANG ROAD AT PUROK 9||8,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||DARAPUAY||INSTALLATION OF 50 UNITS SOLAR STREETLIGHTS ALONG BARANGAY ROAD ALONG PUROK 1 TO PUROK 2||2,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||MANAGA||INSTALLATION OF 150 UNITS SOLAR STREETLIGHTS||6,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||MANAGA||CONCRETING OF 300-METER ROAD FRON JUNCTION NATIONAL ROAD TO NIA-SRIP DAM||5,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||MANAGA||ROAD OPENING FROM PUROK URANUS TO BOUNDARY GOMA, DIGOS CITY||500,000.00|
|BANSALAN||MANAGA||ROAD OPENING WITHIN PUROK JUPITER||500,000.00|
|BANSALAN||MANAGA||PROVISION OF POTABLE WATER SUPPLY||8,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||SIBAYAN||RENOVATION/UPGRADING OF POTABLE WATER SUPPLY FROM LEVEL II TO LEVEL III||4,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||SIBAYAN||CONCRETING OF BARANGAY ROAD FROM PUROK DAISY TO PUROK WALING-WALING||4,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||SIBAYAN||CONCRETING OF BARANGAY ROAD FROM PUROK EVERLASTING TO PUROK SAMPAGUITA||4,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||SIBAYAN||CONCRETING OF BARANGAY ROAD FROM PUROK EVERLASTING TO CROSSING TINONGTONGAN||4,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||SIBAYAN||INSTALLATION OF 100 UNITS SOLAR STREETLIGHTS ALONG BARANGAY ROAD FROM PUROK EVERLASTING TO PUROK GUMAMELA||2,000,000.00|
|BANSALAN||SIBAYAN||CONSTRUCTION OF BARANGAY HEALTH STATION||2,000,000.00|
|MATANAO||ASBANG||LOCAL ACCESS ROAD UPGRADING||10,000,000.00|
|MATANAO||ASBANG||LOCAL ACCESS ROAD UPGRADING||6,000,000.00|
|MATANAO||ASBANG||SEED CAPITAL FOR LIVELIHOOD PROGRAM FOR THE ASBANG LUMAD FARMERS ASSOCIATION (ASLUFA)||2,000,000.00|
|MATANAO||ASBANG||PROVISION OF POTABLE WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM AT SITIO TALAMBATO||2,000,000.00|
|MATANAO||COLONSABAC||SEED CAPITAL FOR LIVELIHOOD PROGRAM FOF THE DATAL FITAK LIBON ASSOCIATION (DALIA) OF SITIO DATAL FITAK AT SITIO DATAL FITAK, COLONSABAC, MATANAO, DAVAO DEL SUR||1,500,000.00|
|MATANAO||COLONSABAC||SEED CAPITAL FOR LIVELIHOOD PROGRAM OF THE COLONSABAC LUMAD FARMERS ASSOCIATION (COLUFA)||1,500,000.00|
|MATANAO||COLONSABAC||CONSTRUCTION OF POTABLE WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM AT SITIO DATAL FITAK, BRGY. COLONSABAC||4,500,000.00|
|MATANAO||COLONSABAC||CONSTRUCTION OF POTABLE WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM AT SENTRO, BRGY, COLONSABAC||3,500,000.00|
|MATANAO||COLONSABAC||LOCAL ACCESS ROAD UPGRADING||4,000,000.00|
|MATANAO||COLONSABAC||LOCAL ACCESS ROAD UPGRADING||5,000,000.00|
Provincial Government Turns-over Waterworks Materials,
Grants Financial Assistance
On September 27, 2021, during the regular Monday convocation of the Provincial Government of Davao del Sur, P78,650 – worth of materials for the waterworks projects of the province was turned-over to different barangays. Governor Marc Douglas IV C. Cagas led the turning-over of P.E. pipes in assorted sizes to the following barangays, namely: Matti, Soong, Binaton in Digos City and New Katipunan in Matanao. The provincial government has continuously reached out particularly to remote barangays to improve their water supply, and as a consequence improve their health and sanitation. Water supply and sanitation are essential part of the development of a community.
In the same event, Brgy. Poblacion Dos, Bansalan, Davao del Sur received financial assistance in the amount of P500,000.00 as incentives to barangay functionaries.
PDC APPROVES 1.9 Billion CY 2022 AIP
On September 22, 2022, the Provincial Development Council (PDC) in an en banc meeting held at the Crisbelle Crown Center approved the province’s CY 2022 Annual Investment Program (AIP) amounting to One Billion Nine Hundred Ninety Six Million Two Hundred Thirty Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty Pesos (P1,996,230,950.00). The meeting was attended by PDC members, representatives of various sectors and the Local Finance Committee (LFC), and presided over by Governor Marc Douglas IV C. Cagas being the PDC Chairperson.
The CY 2022 AIP, which is the work and financial plan of the province, contains various projects, programs and activities wherein the Office Appropriations which includes the employees’ salaries receiving the lion’s share.
|Name of Expenditure||Amount|
|Office Appropriations (Personal Services, MOOE and capital Outlays)||P 987,645,815.00|
|Programs/Projects – General Fund||378,528,845.00|
|Program/Projects – 20% LGDF||391,214,255.00|
|Share From National Wealth||3,000,000.00|
Two other expenditures receiving the bulk of the budget are the Programs/Projects under the General Fund and the 20% LGDF. For the LGDF – General Fund, it is divided into the following components, namely: General Public Administration; Social Sector/Services; Economic Sector/Services Including Infrastructure. The 20% LGDF is composed of appropriations for loan amortization and various projects/programs which are mostly infrastructure. An amount of P177,450,000.00 is allocated for infrastructure projects under the 20% LGDF – Regular Fund, while P79,000,000.00 is allocated under 20% LGDF – Public Order and Public Safety (POPS). Infrastructure projects funded under the POPS are intended for Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDAs) and are included in the POPS Plan which was approved by the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) on September 14, 2021.
The budget for the CY 2022 AIP will be sourced from the National Tax Allotment (formerly Internal Revenue Allotment) which provides the biggest source, real property tax, economic enterprise, share from national wealth and other local taxes.
Series of activities also transpired on that same event, such as the approval of the CY 20221 Annual Cultural Development Plan, CY 2022 Nutrition Action Plan, Local Youth Development Plan, Updating of the Local Development and Investment Program (LDIP) 2019 – 2025. All these approved plans have to be incorporated in the CY 2022 AIP.
At the end of the meeting, Governor Cagas thanked the PDC members for approving CY 2022 AIP since it signifies further development for the province and improvement of the lives of its constituents.
ROADS TO DEVELOPMENT
Improving roads, improving lives.
In these trying times, nothing can stop DAVAO DEL SUR provincial government’s relentless efforts for the development of the Province. It will ensure to work towards economic growth and competence, adaptive and a thriving community. Our pro-active and young Governor, Hon. Marc Douglas IV Chan Cagas, is bent to pursue persistently, the Development Agenda; that is, to make Davao del Sur an Agri-Industrialized, Commercial, Eco-Tourism and Risk Resilient Province.
With the aim of improving the lives of its constituents the Provincial Government of Davao del Sur has partnered with national agencies in attaining the same.
One major project in the province being implemented and supervised by the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO), in coordination with the Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP), is the Rehabilitation of Waterfall-Osmeña Farm to Market Road (FMR) with PSCG Bridge (Package 1 & Package 2). Package 1, 7.560 kms with a project cost of PhP134,489,870.08 and with physical target of 7.20 kms, inclusive of bridge, is close to completion with a 77.80% completion status, having started last December 11, 2019.
While, Package 2, 7.540 kms, inclusive of bridge, has a project cost of PhP117,656,000.00 is now in its initial implementation since June this year, is having 6% accomplishment rate.
Serving its purpose, the majority of the population in the area has already started using part of the finished road length. Residents have expressed their gratitude as the project provided them with ease in their daily travel and transport of agricultural produce and various goods.