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Govt approves 25B in supplementary spending in the National Assembly

The National Assembly late last evening approved a supplementary provision on the current and capital estimates totalling $2.5B for the period January 01 to December 31, 2017.The extra budgetary funding includes:Ministry of Agriculture-$730.640M-Flood Risk Assessment Project: construction of three pump stations, continued rehabilitation of the East Demerara Water Conservancy-Rural Agricultural Infrastructure Development Project-rehabilitation of the pump station at Mocha, East Bank Demerara (EBD.)-Sustainable Agriculture Development Project-resources associated with an agriculture censusMinistry of Business-$197M-Works on the Lethem Industrial Estate developmentMinistry of Public Infrastructure-$520M-Sea Defence at Rotterdam-Ruimzeight, West Coast Demerara (WCD) and at Cottage   Mahaicony.-The Bagotsville Main Access Public Road-Rehabilitation of MV SandakaMinistry of Public Health-$98.3M-Procurement of platelepheresis machine for the National Blood Bank-Procurement of a Mammography machine for the National Blood Bank.Ministry of Legal Affairs-$116.3M-Provision for the establishment of the State Assets Recovery Agency (SARA)Ministry of Public Security-$765M-The establishment of the National Anti-Narcotic Agency-Prisons: construction of temporary holding facilities at the Lusignan Prison; cleanup at the site at Camp Street Prison, refurbishment of the dormitory among others.Public Service Appellate Tribunal-$22M-Provision for salaries and allowances-Purchase of office equipment and furniturePublic Procurement Commission-$62M-Provision for salaries and allowances and charges such as rent, security, electricity and water-Purchase of equipment, a vehicle, computers, equipmentRegion 10: Upper Demerara/Upper Berbice-$2.6M-Purchase of a roller Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedCabinet notes award of 36 contracts worth $3.8 billionJanuary 19, 2019In “latest news”$52M for inquiry into GuySuCo; Agriculture Budget approvedAugust 25, 2015In “Politics”Cabinet notes award of 57 multi-million-dollar contractsApril 28, 2018In “Business” read more

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