The Regional Development Council in yesterday’s full body meeting deliberated and endorsed programs and projects for funding by the national agencies.

Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo and Governor Roel Degamo urged the membership of RDC to seek congressional amendment so that funds can be downloaded funds for school building projects direct to the recipient Local Government Units to speed up the implementation.

Among the members of RDC are Eduard Du of the Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Profetiza Lim and Leo Mamipic.

RDC is mandated to coordinate the regional investments programs for the provinces of Negros Oriental, Cebu, Siquijor and Bohol as well as cities in Central Visayas, review, prioritize and endorse to the national government the annual sectoral government programs of the region, annual budgets of the regional line agencies and state universities and colleges.