To epitomize the Filipino’s noble aspirations for a modern, progressive and orderly society through honest, accountable, transparent, and service-oriented governance in a secured, convenient and well-planned environment that will nurture the spirit of unity, stability, and prosperity.
The National Government Administrative Center is aimed at:
- Ensuring a more efficient delivery of basic government services by providing a “One-Stop-Shop” business processing.
- Reducing traffic congestion in Metro Manila
- Strengthening national security and ensuring business continuity in the event of a major catastrophe hitting Metro Manila.
- Spurring economic growth and providing business and employment opportunities outside Metro Manila.
The New Clark City
New Clark City (NCC) is an approximately 9,450-hectare flagship project by the BCDA, envisioned to be the country’s first smart and green city with a mix of residential, commercial, agro-industrial, institutional and information technology developments. BCDA plans to develop and convert an approximately 214-hectare idle government property located in New Clark City within the Clark Special Economic Zone into the National Government Administrative Center (NGAC).
The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), under its charter Republic Act No. 7227 (as amended), is vested with the power and authority to promote the economic and social development of Central Luzon and encourage active participation by the private sector in transforming the Clark military reservation into other productive uses.
Decongestion of Manila
The rapid population growth of Metro Manila, coupled with insufficient and deteriorating infrastructure have created traffic congestions causing an average annual loss of over PhP137Billion as of 2011, according to the University of the Philippines National Center for Transportation Study.
The overall congestion not only considerably slows down the speed of transportation, leading to diminished efficiency of the overall economy, but this also causes serious effects on the environment, impacting public health due to toxic pollution.
PHASE 1-A of the NGAC
The initial phase of the NGAC is expected to be completed by October 15, 2019 and includes the following components:
20,000 seater IAAF-certified stadium for athletics and track and field events.
2,000 seater FINA certified arena that includes an Olympic size competition pool, diving, pool, and a warm up pool.
A furnished apartment complex that can house up to 1,000 athletes and coaches for competition events and training.
2 buildings with a total floor area of 24,000 square meters will be completed that will house a satellite office for the Office of the President of the Philippines, agencies involved in disaster and risk management, and other offices that will make up the Integrated Operations Center (IOC) of government.
500 units condominium type dwelling units for government employees and other locators in the NGAC that come in 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom models.
A designated area where support facilities and offices such as restaurants, grocery and convenience stores, boutiques, wellness centers, banks and other financial institutions, bookstores, suppliers and contractors, and others will be located to service the needs of the locators, government employees, residents, athletes, spectators, tourists, and other visitors.
A 1.2 kilometer Riverwalk that will showcase, preserve, and improve the flora and fauna of the New Clark City. It will be the center point of the NGAC where everybody can converge to enjoy nature and unwind.
Ready for the SEA Games 2019
The Sports Hub will be a venue for the training and competition of Filipino athletes with the objective of making them world class competitors.