National Local Roads/Street Signage Programme Launch in SipariaThe launch of the National Local Roads/Street Signage Programme in the Siparia Regional Corporation took place. The first sign installed was in honour of Daisy Voisin, the undisputed Queen of Parang and a cultural icon of Trinidad and Tobago.
This initiative is of great significance as ensuring that every street is properly identifiable will improve the delivery of multiple services including:
- Delivery of goods and services
- Provision of emergency health services
- Execution of security services
- Navigation based services e.g. What's App, WAZE etc.
MRDLG Highlight Reel - September 2019Here is a look at the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government at work throughout the month of September.
Activity at the Piparo Mud VolcanoFollowing increased geological activity, various agencies have been working together to closely monitor the situation at the Piparo Mud Volcano.
These include the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM), Disaster Management Units of the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government, the Environmental Management Authority (EMA) and the Geological Society of Trinidad and Tobago.
Additionally, both the Couva/Tabaquite/Talparo and Princes Town Regional Corporations have pledged their support to Piparo residents.
Officials have warned all citizens to keep away from the immediate area surrounding the mud volcano. As an active zone, it poses a threat to persons who venture close.
Senator Hosein calls for an end to littering and illegal dumping.As clean up and recovery efforts continue following the passage of Tropical Storm Karen, Senator Kazim Hosein once again urges citizens to refrain from littering and illegal dumping.
Citizens are reminded that they can report these illegal acts to their Regional Corporation.
August 2019 RecapHere is a look at some of the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government activities for the month of August.
Minister of Rural Development and Local Government, Senator the Honourable Kazim Hosein celebrated Independence Day with the Municipal Police Service who participated in the National Military Parade. He also joined with the people of Arima to celebrate Arima Borough Day.
He visited infrastructural development sites throughout the country and DMU officials continued offering CERT training to teens and Municipal Police recruits.
We also witnessed the swearing in of an additional 106 officers, thus adding to the complement of Municipal Police Constables in every municipality.
MORDLG - Ongoing Works - September 2019The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government continues to work in communities throughout Trinidad bringing positive changes to citizens' every day lives. Here's a look at some of our ongoing infrastructure projects.
Small projects make a big difference!
CERT Teen - St. James Secondary SchoolThis training was an initiative of the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government and the St James Secondary School Local School Board in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.
Independence Day Parade 2019
JOINT CERT SIMULATION - POSThree Municipal Corporations - Port of Spain City Corporation, San Juan/Laventille Regional Corporation and Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation - came together with Kent House for a Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) Simulation at Woodford Square, PoS.
Construction of Sidewalk - Naparima Mayaro Road, Mon ReposMinister Hosein's visit to the recently completed construction of pavement along the Naparima Mayaro Road in the vicinity of the Mon Repos Apartments. In just 10 days, the Rural Development Company of Trinidad & Tobago Limited completed 125m of sidewalk.
CERT SIMULATION - MUNICIPAL POLICE RECRUITS
Road Rehabilitation - Clark Street, St. MadeleineMinister Hosein assessed road paving works with a culvert crossing at Clark Street, St. Madeleine; a project completed by the Rural Development Company of Trinidad & Tobago Limited. For decades, this area experienced recurrent flooding. Moreover, the lone access road had not been resurfaced in forty-three (43) years according to the residents who eagerly came out to thank the Minister for all his efforts on their behalf.