Farm to market roads in Brgy. Baras and Brgy. Upper Katungal are soon safer and smoother to traverse as the Department of Agrarian Reform – Italian Assistance to the Agrarian Reform Community Development Support Program (DAR-IARCDSP) and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Tacurong cut ribbons and broke ground of 7 new infrastructure projects in these areas, May 18, 2021.

With P21-million worth of DAR-Italian and LGU allocation, Brgy. Baras is set to have its farm to market road rehabilitated with slope protection, its irrigation structures concreted, and a level II potable water system be constructed within the area.

Meanwhile, 3 farm to market road rehabilitations – 2 with slope protection and 1 without – and a level II potable water system construction all with a total budget of P23 million are to be realized on various identified sites starting this May in Brgy. Upper Katungal.

DAR Assistant Regional Director Roldan Ali, Alhaj in his message gave props to the patience of the beneficiaries in waiting for these projects.

Further, City Mayor Angelo O. Montilla, through his Executive Secretary Rogelio Garcia, conveyed his profuse gratitude to the land donors and the various agencies that teamed up to materialize these structures.

Words of encouragement and thanks were also stressed by City Vice Mayor Lino O. Montilla.

Moreover, gratitude from the beneficiaries and Punong Barangays of Brgy. Upper Katungal and Brgy. Baras overflowed to DAR-Italian and the LGU.

These ceremonial groundbreakings were also taken part by Municipal Agrarian Reform Officer Jacinta Fabale; CARPO Rea Marie Betque and Engr. Aiza Dima of the Provincial Agrarian Reform Office; Engr. Charisma Valdes of the Regional Agrarian Reform Office; and Ma. Levele Muyco, Rolan Jomalon, and Serge Campana of DAR-IARCDSP.

The green light from DAR Undersecretary Atty. Ranibai Dilangalen during a consultation meeting attended by Mayor Montilla entailed the construction of these infrastructure projects. (DEC, LGU-TacInformation)