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DPWH turns to drone technology to put a stop to ghost infra projects

 

The government has a new weapon in its battle against ghost infrastructure projects.

The Department of Public Works and Highways has adopted drones as a tool to detect ghost projects real time.

“All our regional and district offices are now transitioning to a new monitoring system – the Project and Contract Management Procedures and Application (PCMA), which would have a built-in geotagging feature, said DPWH Secretary Mark Villar.

The PCMA allows geographic identification of photos, videos, and other posts and provides a more accurate measurement of project accomplishments.

“Drones are already being used in monitoring the project accomplishment of regional projects. We are now mandating our district offices to adopt the same technology,” Villar said.

“Before contractor claims could be processed, they would now need to submit geo-tagged photos as well as a geographic-based status report,” he added.

In addition to this, Villar ordered the pre-disqualification from future biddings of all contractors, which incurred negative slippages of 15% or more.

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