Philippines' National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board, chaired by President Benigno Aquino III, has approved the Civil Registry System-IT PPP project (Phase II).
The project will involve the computerization of the civil registry operations of the Philippine statistics authority (PSA) and is designed to collect, access, store, maintain and manage civil registry documents and the specimen signatures of all city and municipal registrars using imaging technology.
The project will also include production of vital statistics and makes the civil registry services available nationwide through the CRS outlets and other authorized partners.
The total project investment is estimated at P1.59 billion (US$35.1 million).
Last month we reported about several PPP projects in the country, which involve more than US$1 billion investment each: