Cooperative Republic of Guyana
  • 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

  • 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

  • GWI Welcomes Newly Appointed Sector Ministers

    GWI Welcomes Newly Appointed Sector Ministers

    Minister of Housing and Water, Honourable Collin Croal and Minister within the Ministry – Honourable Susan Rodrigues were today welcomed to GWI during their first visit since being appointed to head the sector. During their visit Managing Director, Dr. Richard Van West-Charles introduced GWI’s Corporate Management Team and gave a presentation on the utility’s achievements

  • Minister of Communities –  Honourable Ronald Bulkan, Message for World Water Day, March 22, 2020.

    Minister of Communities – Honourable Ronald Bulkan, Message for World Water Day, March 22, 2020.

    Today, March 22, is a day designated by the United Nations to highlight, and remind everyone of, the importance of water. This year’s theme, ‘Nature and Climate Change’, explores how water and climate change are inextricably linked. The global demand for water has been increasing at a rate of about 1% per year as a

  • Contracts Totalling Approx. G$110M Signed for Execution of Water Supply Improvement Projects

    Contracts Totalling Approx. G$110M Signed for Execution of Water Supply Improvement Projects

    Georgetown, Guyana: Four Contracts, totalling over GYD$110 Million were signed on Monday, December 9, 2019, signalling the undertaking of water supply improvement projects to be done in Fly Hill, Kwaimatta, Shulinab, Wowetta and Aranaputa, Region 9. The contracts were signed among the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI), Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF), Caribbean Engineering and Management