Cooperative Republic of Guyana
  • 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

  • Meeting with Sanitation Unit

    Meeting with Sanitation Unit

    Minister of Local Government and Regional Development today met with Head of the Mininstry’s Sanitation Management Unit, Gordon Gilkes and his team of engineers at the Ministry’s Camp Street Annex. The purpose of the meeting was to apprise the staff of any change in policy directives and to provide guidance on current challenges. The Minister

  • ‘We will not allow politics to deter us from the development of Georgetown’ – Min. Dharamlall

    ‘We will not allow politics to deter us from the development of Georgetown’ – Min. Dharamlall

    —Georgetown, City Hall to undergo refurbishing In guaranteeing the improvement of the capital city – Georgetown, The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development will be collaborating with the Mayor and City Council (M&CC). This statement was disclosed last evening by the Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Hon. Nigel Dharamlall, during an interview

  • Local Govt Ministers distribute hampers

    Local Govt Ministers distribute hampers

    Ministers of Local Government and Regional Development, Nigel Dharamlall and Anand Persaud today distributed relief hampers to residents of Sideline Dam, Albouystown. The Ministers explained that the hampers are being provided to residents in low-income communities characterised by limited resources including health, sanitation and access to food and water. Minister Dharamlall disclosed that the gesture

  • Plans in train to restore Georgetown

    Plans in train to restore Georgetown

    The Inter-Ministerial Committee which was tasked by the President, Dr. Irfaan Ali with devising a plan to enhance the quality of life in the City of Georgetown conducted its first meeting today. Head of Committee, Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, Nigel Dharamlall, disclosed that several programmatic areas were discussed including infrastructural support, security