MANILA, Philippines — The Section of Spending budget and Administration (DBM) claimed on Monday that there is no schedule nonetheless for the distribution of the every month P200 ayuda for very poor homes.
This arrives around a week following Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III proposed a P200 monthly subsidy for 12 million inadequate families for a yr as the region ongoing to experience the impacts of the sustained gasoline value hikes. Presidential spokesperson Martin Andanar earlier confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte approved of the proposal, but said it is up to the DBM to release the suggestions.
“Itong sa P200 na ‘to [monthly subsidy], hindi namin alam kung kelan exactong panahon kung kelan ito. I hope na mabigay ‘to sa lalong madaling panahon kasi marami rin nagrereklamo tungkol dun sa pagtaas ng presyo ng bilihin,” Performing Finances Secretary Tina Canda mentioned in an job interview aired on ANC’s “Headstart” on Monday.
(This P200 every month subsidy — we do not know when particularly this will be distributed. I hope that this will be distributed quickly because there are a lot of people who are going through mounting rates of goods)
Canda spelled out that the Department of Social Welfare and Development is in demand of distributing the funds, but added she was not guaranteed if they would be releasing them in quarterly tranches or as a lump sum.
“Matrabaho naman kasi kung each individual thirty day period naglalabas ng DSWD ng P200 so baka ano iyan lump sum ng lump sum ang gagawin nila,” she mentioned.
(“It would be laborious if the DSWD releases P200 just about every thirty day period, so maybe it will be presented in lump sums.”)
The P200 month-to-month subsidy program can price the federal government P33.1 billion.
The government has vowed to roll out gas subsidies amounting to P6.1 billion for two of its applications- the Pantawid Pasada System for the transportation sector and the fuel discount plan for farmers and fisherfolk.
Dominguez, the finance main, earlier pushed to develop the dollars assist program, which he thinks is greater than suspending the selection of fuel excise taxes as several senators and teams have been calling for.
Finance office estimates showed that halting the selection of fuel excise taxes will induce the nation a profits decline of P105.9 billion.