Education Minister announces release of $ 9,7 Amazon million to municipalities

Rossieli Soares, former Secretary of Seduc, Amazonas received mayors and discussed improvements in state education networks.
23/05/2018 15h09 - Updated 24/05/2018 15h56
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A group formed by 19 mayors, vice mayors, aldermen, advisors and technicians municipalities of Amazonas was received yesterday, Tuesday (22), by the Minister of Education, Rossieli Soares, in the MEC headquarters, in Brasilia. managers, participating in the 21th March in Defense of Municipalities - March of Mayors, Rossieli presented the demands related to education and called for folder support in the search for solutions to raise the quality of education in municipal networks.

at the meeting, the minister stressed that has assembled a support structure for municipal managers in the National Education Development Fund (fnd), with technicians from the ministry and the very federal agency linked to the folder, to give all the necessary support to the mayors. "This team will be on hand with special attention to the Amazon, but I think that managers should build what is needed to clean the house each, so we can help municipalities that so important state ", he said.

The minister officiated the delegation the release of R $ 600 million by the MEC for over 5,5 thousand cities in the country receiving the Participation Fund of the Municipalities (FPM). the Amazon, MEC has allocated a budget of R $ 9.712.333,52 to assist municipalities in the state to overcome emergency financial difficulties, including educational nature.

"Every manager knows the most urgent need in your network", the minister said. "We hope to use these resources always focused on improving the learning of our students, is investing in programs like New More education or other needs ".

The amount released is part of the R $ 2 billion for health and education, as provided for in Provisional Measure 815, published in 29 December 2017. The MP provides for the provision of financial support from the Union to the federal entities that receive the FPM, in exercise 2018. The portion allocated to each municipality was calculated by the National Treasury Secretariat based in the same proportions apply to FPM.

FNDE in Action
During the meeting, President of FNDE, Silvio Pinheiro, He announced that the agency will perform, in 4 e 5 of June, the next edition of FNDE Action on Amazon, and he stressed that this will be an opportunity to meet the mayors who have failed to resolve the pending issues of the municipality during the meeting in Brasilia. The initiative supports the states and municipalities through lectures and training programs on the ENDF.

"For us, FNDE in Action is very important, because we take our technicians to the states with all the tools and guidelines for mayors clarify various doubts ", He explained Silvio Pinheiro. "But it is also important for secretaries, contract managers, undersecretaries, ultimately, for all, because the municipalities can take a team a little higher technical and mobilize to find solutions ".

Andreson Cavalcante, Mayor of Autazes (AM) and President of the Amazon Association of Municipalities (AAM), gathering 61 cities of that state, He highlighted as positive the meeting and spoke of the importance of all municipalities participate in the ENDF in Action. "The MEC has opened the door to listen to the demands of the mayors and told some of our difficulties", said. "The ministry has made available promptly calls that can reach out to these difficulties, and we are pleased. Now, we organize ourselves to develop a more direct assessment of the needs to present the ENDF in Action. It is very important that other managers do the same. "

At the end of the meeting, Rossieli Soares announced that the Amazon will soon to make delivery of the new Campus of the Federal Institute of Manacapuru. on the occasion, It will also attend the opening of a day care center in the capital, Manaus.

The March in Defense of Municipalities has been taking place annually in Brasilia, and this year is between 21 e 24 of May. Like the previous editions, mayors, secretaries, councilors and other municipal officials meet with federal government officials to discuss solutions that address the needs of each municipality. In this 21st edition, ending next Thursday (24) in Brazil the International Convention Center is expected to participate more than eight thousand people.

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