(UPDATE) EDUCATION continues to get the biggest slice of the national budget pie, but transportation and agriculture have the highest percentage increases.

Based on a presentation by Budget Secretary Amenah Pangandaman during a hearing at the House of Representatives on Friday, the Department of Education (DepEd) was allocated P852 billion in the proposed P5.268-trillion General Appropriations Act (GAA) for 2023.

BUDGET Secretary Amenah Pangandaman. Photo from Official Facebook Page of Department of Budget and Management
BUDGET Secretary Amenah Pangandaman. Photo from Official Facebook Page of Department of Budget and Management

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