Tag: Senior Minister in the Office of the President with responsibility for Finance

$1.11B for Amerindian CSOs in 2022

$1.11B for Amerindian CSOs in 2022

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- February 3, 2022

Amerindian youths can look forward to a mammoth $1.11 billion from government, through the revived Community Service Officers (CSO) programme. ... Read More

$4.9 billion allocated for improved water delivery

$4.9 billion allocated for improved water delivery

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- January 27, 2022

In an effort to expand potable water coverage and improve water supply infrastructure nationwide, the government has allocated the sum ... Read More

BIT aims to train 4,000 persons this year

BIT aims to train 4,000 persons this year

Neola Damon Neola Damon- January 27, 2022

Some 4,000 young people will be equipped in 2022, with the necessary technical and vocational skills to be gainfully employed, ... Read More

$2B budgeted for national school feeding programme

$2B budgeted for national school feeding programme

Neola Damon Neola Damon- January 27, 2022

─ over 85,000 nursery, primary students to benefit Some 85,773 nursery and primary school students across Guyana will this year ... Read More

Budget 2022: Income tax threshold increased to $75,000 monthly

Budget 2022: Income tax threshold increased to $75,000 monthly

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- January 26, 2022

Taxpayers in the public and private sector will now be paying less tax, as the income tax threshold is budgeted ... Read More

$74.4B budgeted for education sector

$74.4B budgeted for education sector

Neola Damon Neola Damon- January 26, 2022

- several new schools to be built, others reconstructed With focus on providing equitable access to quality education, the government ... Read More

Gov’t presents a $552.9B Budget for 2022

Gov’t presents a $552.9B Budget for 2022

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- January 26, 2022

-slew of measures to improve cost of living Government today presented a massive $552.9 billion budget in the National Assembly, ... Read More

‘Because We Care’ cash grant increased to $25,000 per child

‘Because We Care’ cash grant increased to $25,000 per child

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- January 26, 2022

-school uniform grant increased from $4,000 to $5,000 The Government has announced the increase of its ‘Because We Care’ cash ... Read More

Over $6B budgeted for COVID-19 vaccination programme

Over $6B budgeted for COVID-19 vaccination programme

Neola Damon Neola Damon- January 26, 2022

Over $6.8 billion of the Ministry of Health’s $73.2 Billion budget has been earmarked to boost the Government’s immunisation programme ... Read More

Govt on track to provide 50,000 house lots at end of first term – Dr. Singh

Govt on track to provide 50,000 house lots at end of first term – Dr. Singh

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- January 26, 2022

─ as $12.4 billion budgeted for infrastructure works in housing schemes  The sum of $12.4 billion has been allocated for ... Read More

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