Monitoring and evaluation under the RPMES will cover all development projects undertaken by Government Agencies (GAs), Local Government Units (LGUs), State Colleges and Universities, and Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) at the regional, provincial/city and municipal levels during the fiscal year, inclusive of backlogs from previous fiscal years.
Development projects include: (a) projects which are capital-forming and contributing directly to the country’s productive capacity; (b) pre-investment studies, research and development, and institutional development activities; and (c) “pro-poor” and other similar projects under direction and special programs of the President through Presidential Management Staff (PMS) and other Cabinet offices. These projects may be funded by the National Government with or without foreign assistance, or financed purely from local revenues of LGUs. Projects to be covered, in more specific terms include the following:
- Those under the General Appropriations Act for the current fiscal year;
- Those which comprise the approved National Infrastructure Program;
- Those undertaken by government-owned and controlled corporations, with or without subsidy or equity contribution from the national government; and
- Those implemented by local government units, with or without budgetary assistance from the national government, specifically including those funded from the 20 percent of the internal revenue allotment share appropriated for development projects.
The National Project Monitoring Committee will monitor all development projects undertaken by government agencies, LGUs, SUCs and GOCCs and prepare consolidated reports based on monitoring outputs of the Regional Project Monitoring Committees.
Projects that will be monitored and evaluated at the regional level include:
- All foreign-assisted projects (loan or grant funded);
- Interprovincial projects implemented in two or more provinces in the region;
- All area development projects; and
- Nationally-funded projects implemented in the region and other projects considered critical by the Office of the President and Regional Development Councils.
At the provincial/city level, the scope of monitoring will include projects implemented and managed at these levels and projects classified under any of the following:
- Foreign and nationally-funded projects, which are implemented or located in two or several municipalities in the province (provincial projects and/or inter-municipal projects) or implemented or located in the city;
- Other projects implemented and managed at the provincial/city level with funding generated from provincial/city sources.
At the municipal level, the scope of monitoring will include projects implemented and managed at these levels and projects classified under any of the following:
- Foreign and nationally-funded projects, which are implemented or located in the municipality;
- Other projects implemented and managed at the municipal level with funding generated from local sources.