UCT validation held in region’s cities, towns

UCT VALIDATION. Registration of beneficiaries of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Unconditional Cash Transfer Program in Barangay Sasa, Davao City; Barangays La Filipina and San Miguel, Tagum City; Sto. Tomas; and Barangay Ising, Carmen. DSWD regional offices throughout the country currently conduct simultaneous registration and cash payout to all qualified UCT beneficiaries.

The UCT is the tax subsidy under the TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) law which seeks to provide cash subsidies amounting to Php 200 a month to 10 million households and individuals in the country in 2018. Of this figure, 4.4 million are members of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program; 2.6 million are social pension beneficiaries; and the remaining three million are coming from DSWD Listahanan poorest households. (DSWD)