Negros Occidental OKs P12.6M supplemental budget

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The Negros Occidental Provincial Board unanimously approved the proposed Supplemental Budget (SB) No. 6 in the amount of P120, 667,066.01, The Visayan Daily Star reported.

Board Member Rommel Debulgado, chairperson of the finance committee, said P108 million has been earmarked for the Office of the Governor, with P60 million allocated for subsidy to local government units, P41 million for donations, P5 million for office equipment, and P2 million for other expenses.

Also included in the supplemental budget is the travelling and training expenses of P2 million for the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP); P5, 567,066 for the Provincial Treasurer’s Office; and P6.1 million for the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office.

Debulgado said P4 million of the P6.1 million allocations for the Provincial Social Welfare And Development Office has been earmarked for centenarians.

The SP regular session was presided over by Vice Governor Jeffrey Ferrer.