Published November 9, 2019, 5:52 PM
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola
Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto urged on Saturday the use of technology, including closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, to monitor the implementation of government programs, especially big-ticket infrastructure projects for next year.
Recto said the Duterte administration should conduct a “geo-tagging” of its projects and programs to know whether or not they are being implemented within their target.
If remote monitoring is now being used by owners of houses being built, the same could be done for major infrastructure projects, he said.
“What we need is a GPS—government project surveillance—system that will not only yield updated data on construction projects, but also non-infrastructure deliverables like books
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