DSIP Funds

Duma leads way with DSIP acquittals of DSIP funds

This was highlighted by local MP William Duma while presenting his 2015 District Services Improvement Program and District Support Grants acquittal reports to the Department of Implementation and Rural Development last week.

One of the major success of the DDA is the up-grading and sealing of all feeder and new roads within the district.

Duma who is also the Minister for State Enterprise announced that infrastructure development projects worth over K20 million would be expended, K10,872,828.44 had already been expended.

50 percent of DSIP funds to be paid by this month

Minister for Finance James Marape assured in Parliament today that 50 percent of the total allocation of K10 million to all districts and provinces will be paid.

Marape confirmed that the Government has so far paid K3 million each to all provinces and the 89 districts.

Marape was answering to question raised by Member for Kabwum Bob Dadae on whether the PSIP and DSIP funds will be released for the remainder of this year.

PM assures 70,000 Pomio people of funds

Pomio MP Elias Kapavore asked the Prime Minister in Parliament today if the district will get their outstanding District Service Improvement Program (DSIP) funds for 2013-2014.    

The Prime Minister said: “The outstanding DSIP will be paid, that is funds due to the district and the district is entitled to these funds.”

 O’Neill said the system of governance in releasing funds must be changed so people do not miss out on services.   

“Also I see shortcoming system where a member loses office somehow all these funds come to a standstill.