Cooperative Republic of Guyana
  • 4,000 house lots to be available within next 18 months

    4,000 house lots to be available within next 18 months

    - application process fair and transparent ─ govt has pumped over $5Billion in consolidating infrastructure on housing schemes inherited from the previous administration    Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan has disclosed that some 4,000 house lots should be available within the next eighteen months under a transparent and fair process. He made this disclosure on

  • Ministry of Communities ‘Smart Stop’ project goes to Linden

    Ministry of Communities ‘Smart Stop’ project goes to Linden

    A $2M Smart Stop project will soon be taking the town of Linden by storm, paving the way for similar projects in the other eight municipalities. The Smart Stop project, a pilot of the Ministry of Communities’ Community Infrastructure Improvement Programme (CIIP) and will feature solar lighting, USB charging ports, free WiFi, advertisement and information

  • Communities Ministry investing in new Towns, NDC’s

    Communities Ministry investing in new Towns, NDC’s

    The Community Infrastructure Improvement Programme (CIIP) under the Ministry of Communities has this year identified new Neighbourhood Democratic Councils (NDC) and townships for extensive developmental works. The four new towns named by President David Granger and newly formed NDC’s are still in their infancy stage. As such, Coordinator of the Engineering Services of the Ministry

  • Career Fair

    Career Fair

    Persons in and around East/Berbice Corentyne were exposed to information on the careers available in Local Government and Sanitation. The Ministry of Communities participated in the career fair hosted by the University of Guyana (Tain Campus) on Friday. Staff from various departments provided information to the pubic on sanitation management and the new local government

  • Solid Waste Management Strategy nears completion

    Solid Waste Management Strategy nears completion

    ─ Strategy developed through consultations with national, regional and local government, along with private sector DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April 4, 2019 The final draft of the Ministry of Communities’ National Solid Waste Management Strategy has been completed and will come into effect very soon. This is according to Technical Advisor on Waste Management, Ministry of

  • City Council and Communities to address citizens’ concerns

    City Council and Communities to address citizens’ concerns

    ─ Mayor looks forward to communication between M&CC and the Public ─ Tax increase suggested by former solid waste officer DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Issues with garbage disposal, drainage and irrigation and health were addressed by the three main departments of the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC) Engineering, Solid Waste Disposal and

  • Mabaruma focuses on ports of entry to boost tourism

    Mabaruma focuses on ports of entry to boost tourism

    The township of Mabaruma is setting its eyes on its two main ports of entry to boost its tourism sector. Known to be the Administrative Centre of Region One, Barima/Waini, Mabaruma was one of the four new towns declared by President David Granger. Since attaining township status in 2016, Mabaruma has been making significant strides

  • Committee established for Solid waste management

    Committee established for Solid waste management

    The Mayor and City Council has established a Solid Waste Management Committee to address the concerns and matters relating to solid waste in the city. Solid Wastes Management Director, Walter Narine said the committee has already commenced its work and is expected to present the council with a draft policy.  “That policy will speak to