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  • Local Government team visits Stabroek Market stallholders

    Local Government team visits Stabroek Market stallholders

    Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall today dispatched a team from the Ministry to meet with stallholders affected by the recent springtide deluge at the Stabroek Market. The team, comprising Principal Regional Development Officer, Surendra Khayyam, Public Relations Officer, Whitney Ethard and Municipal Services Officer, Ronald Beckles met with the vendors

  • Minister Dharamlall charges Region Two RDC to serve the people

    Minister Dharamlall charges Region Two RDC to serve the people

    -first female Chair sworn in The newly sworn-in Councillors of the Pomeroon-Supenaam (Region Two) Regional Democratic Council (RDC) have been urged to cultivate the habit of meeting the people and to serve to the best of their abilities. The charge was delivered by Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall at the

  • Charity river-dam upgraded, businesses to benefit

    Charity river-dam upgraded, businesses to benefit

    -more upgrades to come Businesses along the river-dam at Charity, Region Two, can now operate with greater efficiency as the embankment alongside the Pomeroon River has received critical upgrades to cap and resurface countless potholes. The road is one of the most important thoroughfares in the region, as boats from various ports along the Pomeroon

  • Over $500M for roads, drainage in Regions 5, 6 -Minister Dharamlall

    Over $500M for roads, drainage in Regions 5, 6 -Minister Dharamlall

    Over $500 million will be spent to enhance agricultural services in farming communities in Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) and Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne). Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall made the announcements during the just-concluded Consideration of the 2020 Budget Estimates. In Region Five, several farm to market roads in De Edward,

  • Amerindian communities will benefit from RDCs resources

    Amerindian communities will benefit from RDCs resources

    (DPI) Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall says Amerindian communities can expect to benefit directly from resources allocated in the 2020 Emergency Budget. His assurance came during the Considerations of the Budget Estimates on Thursday. “Amerindian Village Councils will benefit and must access the resources under the Regional Democratic Councils’ aid

  • Local Government Ministry to redefine its policies to serve all Guyanese

    Local Government Ministry to redefine its policies to serve all Guyanese

    – Minister Dharamlall – Solid Waste Management Bill to be addressed The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development will be looking to decentralise its investments to enhance the regional development sector with its $53.25 budget allocation. This was disclosed by the Minister, the Hon. Nigel Dharamlall during an exclusive interview with the Department of

  • Infrastructural works for every administrative region – Min. Dharamlall

    Infrastructural works for every administrative region – Min. Dharamlall

    – with $53.25 billion budget (DPI) Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Hon. Nigel Dharamlall says the rehabilitation of public infrastructure is among the priority areas on his Ministry’s agenda. He said $4.8 billion Of the $53.25 billion earmarked for the sector in the 2020 Budget, will be spent to rebuild roads, bridges, buildings,

  • Local Government Ministry to use $53.25B allocation to enhance communities

    Local Government Ministry to use $53.25B allocation to enhance communities

    -plans to boost NDCs, LDOs – implement initiatives to address solid waste management legislation Minister within the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, Hon. Anand Persaud says Budget 2020 contains plans and projects that will cater for all Guyanese. “The implementation of the 2020 Budget will set the foundation for renewed hope and confidence

  • Local Gov’t Minister appoints six new REOs

    Local Gov’t Minister appoints six new REOs

    -3 REOs retained -Region 10 REO to be appointed soon On Monday, August 31, 2020, six new officials will be taking up office as Regional Executive Officers (REOs). The new appointments were announced today, by Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall. Previous, Deputy Regional Executive Officer for Region One, Teka Bissessar,

  • Local Govt to partner with NDCs for improved communities

    Local Govt to partner with NDCs for improved communities

    – “We are not a government for one people, but for all Guyanese.” – Min. Dharamlall Earlier today, Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall, attended meetings held by two of the Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDCs) in Region Three – Hydronie/Good Hope and Mora/Parika, to plan the direction of the Ministry’s efforts