The National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC), through the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) inaugurated the four completed infrastructure projects in Brgy. Baluarte, Salcedo, Ilocos Sur.

Through the Local Government Support Funds (LGSF) of the national government under the Support to Barangay Development Program (SBDP) 2021, Brgy. Baluarte received P20-million budget for the construction of farm-to-market access road, school building, barangay health unit building and a public comfort room.

Governor Jerry Singson represented by SPM Ericson Singson, Vice Governor Ryan Singson, SPM Boy Gironella, Director Monico Batle, BDP Action Center, DILG Central Office Asst. Dir. Rene Valera, NTF-ELCAC, NICA RO1 Dir. Mildred Abordo, DBM RO1 Regional Dir. Ria Bansigan, RO1 OIC-RD Agnes De Leon, BGen. Krishnamurti Mortela, PA, ISPPO Provincial Dir. PCol. Marlo Castillo, DILG Ilocos Sur Provincial Dir. Randy Dela Rosa, and Salcedo Mayor Grazielle Itchon were the guests of the program.