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  • New capital towns leading in development

    New capital towns leading in development

    The four capital towns established by His Excellency President David Granger in the hinterland regions are moving steadfastly towards development, Minister of Communities, Hon Ronald Bulkan said on Thursday. Following the restoration of local democracy through the long overdue Local Government Elections (LGE) in 2016, President Granger named Bartica, Lethem and Mabaruma and Mahdia as

  • 14,000 land titles distributed over 4 years – Min Bulkan reveals

    14,000 land titles distributed over 4 years – Min Bulkan reveals

    Over the last four years, the Coalition Government, through the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) has delivered some 14,000 land titles; a representation of close to 4000 titles per annum. This was revealed by Minister of Communities, Hon Ronald Bulkan today. Providing an overview of his ministry’s work, which includes housing and water, Minister

  • Govt providing technical support to LGOs

    Govt providing technical support to LGOs

    Several municipalities are receiving technical support as the central government looks to decentralise the delivery of public services further. A two-day workshop organised by the Ministry of Communities opened on Wednesday for representatives from the Guyana Association of Municipalities and five selected municipalities. The aim is to foster greater local involvement in social and economic

  • Local Govt – getting things done at the community level

    Local Govt – getting things done at the community level

    ─ Min. Bulkan reiterates the importance of supporting Local Gov’t Organs DPI, Guyana, Sunday, October 20, 2019 Residents of Arukamai in the Barima-Waini Region were on Saturday, urged not to take Local Government Elections (LGE) for granted and to give their full support to their Local Government Organs. Guyana will hold its next General and

  • M&CC Councillors get support training

    M&CC Councillors get support training

      ─ in local governance and accountability DPI, Guyana, Thursday, October 17, 2019 Councillors of the Mayor and City Council (M&CC), on Thursday, participated in a booster training to build their capacity in local governance and accountability. Convened by the Ministry of Communities, the one-day meeting engaged councillors and administrators of the M&CC, on their

  • Roads, street lights, 8-hr water supply for Ituni

    Roads, street lights, 8-hr water supply for Ituni

    ― GWI, Ministries of Communities, Agriculture carrying out works in the community Residents of Ituni, Upper Demerara-Berbice are now receiving up to eight hours of water supply following the installation of a well in their community by the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI). Community Development Officer (CDO) Keisha Mc Kane, related that prior to the completion

  • Govt readies for oil sector with Urban Development Master Plan

    Govt readies for oil sector with Urban Development Master Plan

    With Guyana on the cusp of transformation through the oil and gas industry, the government has taken steps to craft an Urban Development Master Plan. The Plan will be the blueprint to guide the future development of the city for the next 15 to 20 years, as oil production booms. At the official launch of

  • Roundtable financial sessions for LDOs

    Roundtable financial sessions for LDOs

    Roundtable financial sessions for LDOs Apr 29, 2019 Government, Ministry of Communities, News ─ govt aims to institute a standardised system of financial management across municipalities DPI, Guyana, Monday, April 29, 2019 The Ministry of Communities, this morning, commenced a two-day training session on financial management for Local Democratic Organs (LDOs). The session was opened

  • 4,000 house lots to be available within next 18 months

    4,000 house lots to be available within next 18 months

    – application process fair and transparent ─ govt has pumped over $5Billion in consolidating infrastructure on housing schemes inherited from the previous administration    Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan has disclosed that some 4,000 house lots should be available within the next eighteen months under a transparent and fair process. He made this disclosure on