Jun Seriales


Ramon Isabela – 2008
March 27, 2009, 1:30 pm
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Brief Description of the Municipality

 

the municipal hall

the municipal hall

Ramon is a second class municipality based on the latest re-classification of municipalities of the province of Isabela contained in Memorandum Circular No. 01-M (35)-08 dated November 12, 2008 effective July 29, 2009. It has a total income of Seventy Eigh Million, Nine Hundred Ninety Three Thousand, Nine Hundred Sixteen Pesos and 54/100 (P 78,993,916.54) for the year 2008 having an increment of Twenty Million, Five Hundred Forty Nine Thousand, Five Hundred Sixty Eight Pesos and 54/100 (P20,549,568.54) or 35.16 % compared with last 2007’s realized income. Majority of its inhabitants derive their income from agriculture. It is for this reason that the main thrust of the Local Government Unit of Ramon are those which supports the agricultural sector.

 

the municipal seal

the municipal seal

The total population of Ramon is 45,258 based on the 2007 NSO Census. Its projected total labor force is 23,870 that could be either gainfully employed or unemployed. The municipality considers education of the youth as a basic need so the Local Government Unit maintains and upgrades nineteen (19) primary/elementary schools, One (1) barangay high school and 25 day care centers. To facilitate travel, the LGU maintains annually 224.648 kilometers of barangay roads and 24 kms of municipal streets.

 

The Magat River Irrigation Project spotlights the municipality into prominence at the same time ushering gains in terms of social and economic upliftment brought about by the influx of technological advancement in irrigation and electric power generation. The tourism potential of Magat Dam & Camp Vizcarra has been recognized. With the development of the area into a tourism complex and Camp Vizcarra into an ecology Park; it will bring an additional revenue not only to Ramon but to the Province of Isabela as well.

floating-housePeace and order situation is very much normal and under control through the collaborated efforts of the peace enforcers and the people of Ramon.

 

In the attainment of total development, the municipality is geared towards the promotion and attainment of social and economic development by increasing the availability and improvement of the quality of services extended to the people. Uplifting the living condition of the populace make them participative in the development process of the area.

 

To effectively and efficiently carry out the vision, the municipality has set the following sectoral objectives.

 

Improvement of the support services and facilities for commercial activities and to encourage and promote establishments of industries using local agro-base resources in the municipality. Tourism will be developed and improve roads and bridges will be considered as well as the improvement of the existing water system and upgrading of communication facilities.

With the pursuit of economic growth, improvement in the people’s welfare will be given emphasis. Employment and other indicators of the social sectors development is envisioned. Health and nutritional status of the people will be improved to decrease if not to eradicate morbidity in the area. It is the concern of the LGU to increase the literacy rate in the area especially to the most disadvantaged group. Housing backlog will be partially satisfied through government effort and assistance. Provide assistance to the marginalized families, encourage citizen’s awareness on sanitation and physical fitness activities and foremost is to provide maximum security to the people of Ramon.

 

fishlanding

fishlanding

The Municipality of Ramon has a total land area of 13,517.23 hectares as per actual cadastral survey conducted by DENR, Land Management Bureau. This is composed of variety of land uses that had evolved in response to the rapid demographic growth as well as the increasing socio-economic demands of the population of the municipality, Built-up area are occupy a total aggregate area of 503.70 hectares. Considered built-up area is the whole urban core, settlements in the different rural barangays and amenities. 9,917.50 is devoted to agriculture and the remaining 3,096.03 hectares are open grasslands, forests, open spaces and water bodies.


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Can you post the Ramon March

Comment by casper

sure…

Comment by junseriales

viva ramon! viva ramonians!

Comment by myke




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