Social Welfare Undersecretary Rene Glen Paje mentioned the variety of goal beneficiaries was trimmed down attributable to duplicate and unqualified beneficiaries and the low variety of waitlisted households submitted by the native authorities items (LGUs).
“From the goal of 17 million, we are going to take away the duplicates, those that will not be certified and those that have voluntarily returned what they obtained,” Paje mentioned in Filipino.
Based mostly on the breakdown launched by the company, 675,933 had been duplicates, 239,859 had been ineligible and 58,725 voluntarily returned the money support.
In the meantime, LGUs solely submitted 3.2 million waitlisted names although there have been 5 million slots allotted for many who weren’t included within the first tranche.
LGUs should return the quantity they launched to unqualified beneficiaries to the DSWD, in accordance with Paje.
“The emergency money subsidy beneath the social amelioration program is just for low-income households closely affected by the improved group quarantine,” he mentioned.
He added that native officers would even be investigated and will face fees whether it is confirmed that they’ve dedicated violations within the distribution of the primary tranche of the subsidy.
Demand letters would even be issued to those that have obtained a number of help or had been discovered to be unqualified for this system.
As of yesterday, the DSWD mentioned it had distributed the second tranche of the money subsidy, supposedly for the month of Could, to 9.Three million out of the 14.1 million beneficiaries.
These embrace 1.Three million beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, 5 million low-income households and a pair of.four million waitlisted households.
The company as soon as once more missed its goal for the money support distribution, which was supposed to finish on Friday.
Paje mentioned they intend to finish the distribution by the center of this month.
On the distribution of support for areas beneath modified enhanced group quarantine, the DSWD mentioned it is able to present meals and non-food objects to LGUs for distribution to their residents.
The company mentioned it is usually able to distribute a 3rd tranche of money subsidy ought to Congress approve a price range for it