Congress raises DND budget by P3.6B

Tuesday , 20, December 2011 Leave a comment

President Aquino signed the P1.816 Trillion 2012 national budget on December 15. Based on details revealed in the Manila Bulletin, the DND allocation was P108.1B. This represents a P1.35B increase from the Department of Budget and Management’s (DBM) 2012 National Expenditure Program which originally sought P106,750,022,000. This amount is P3.6B, or 3.4%, higher than the 2011 budget.

As of writing, the 2012 General Appropriations Act is not yet available on the DBM Website. For discussions about this budget, see the following discussion.