The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) pointed out that the project to build an access road to the district of Anguía, province of Chotaon Cajamarcamanaged and approved ”respecting the current legal framework”. In this way he responded to a report issued by Panorama where It was denounced that the new head of the sector, Nicolás Bustamantewould have interceded in the work when he was serving as general secretary of the TCM.
Likewise, the institution mentioned that the initiative called “Improvement of the transit service between the communities of Colcabamna-Chugur-Lanchepanpa-Cruce Palma Grande-Aliso and La Succha of the district of Anguía-Province Chota-Department of Cajamarca” was promoted by the Municipality of Anguía since November of last year.
“The MTC specifies that, between November 2021 and the beginning of February of this year, the project file was the subject of various observations that were successively acquitted by the local government”, reads in the statement.
Next, it was reported that between February 11 and 15, the Monitoring and Follow-up Management of the MTC “evaluated and finally declared the project suitable upon verifying that it met the required requirements.”
As reported by Panorama, Bustamante Coronado sent a letter to the executive director of Decentralized Provias, Luis Pino, in order that the project report be evaluated as soon as possible. Thus, the file arrived at the corresponding office on February 14, 2022 and was approved in just one day.
However, the TCM He explained that, to start the process, the Municipality of Anguía registered the project in the Project Prioritization System (SPP-MTC) in the Unique Investment Code 2526867. ”Therefore, the MRC rejects the version that this project has been processed and approved outside the SPP-MTC and of the specific norms on the matter”, asserted the entity.
In this sense, the MTC pointed out that said initiative “was included in the draft supreme decree that authorizes the transfer of items in the 2022 public sector budget in favor of various subnational governments for the execution of 23 road infrastructure investment projects. of new local roads, within which the Anguía project is found”.
Finally, the portfolio stressed that Minister Nicolás Bustamante “has established a policy of transparency in his managementso that the competent public bodies and the media can have access to public information on the decisions that are adopted in order to be accountable and always be available to public opinion.”