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Friday, May 29, 2015

PIA | DepEd-E. Samar spearheads convergence meeting

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News from the PIA-ESamar! Oh well, ADB really has a lot of 'walking-around' to do. We are not the ASEAN Development Bank! We quote the news clip below anyway :)

PIA | DepEd-E. Samar spearheads convergence meeting:
"BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, May 29 (PIA) --- The Division of Eastern Samar conducted their Inter-Agency and Stakeholders’ Convergence Meeting on May 20, 2015 at the 3rd Floor, DepEd, Division Office Building, this City.


The meeting was spearheaded by OIC, Asst. Schools Division Superintendent Elena de Luna.


During the meeting, issues and concerns of DepEd were tackled and discussed on how to address the problems commonly encountered during the opening of classes this coming June 1, 2015.


On the part of the DPWH, represented by Engr. Domcelio M. Natividad, Chief Maintenance Section said that for the year 2014 there were 138 school projects  wherein 25 were completed, 85 are on-going and 28 not yet started.

Engr. Natividad added that for this year 2015, there are 25 school projects to be constructed.

He further said, that DPWH will conduct repainting on the pedestrian lane and to remove obstruction nearest to the school premises to ensure the safety of the children.

While on the part of ESAMELCO, General Manager, Atty. Jose Michael Amancio informed the participants that the ASEAN Development Bank – Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (ADB-JFPR), donated $1.5M for the reconnection and connection of electricity of different schools and hospitals in the province. Some 67 public schools stands to benefit from stable supply of electricity.

The PNP for its part assured security through deployment of PNP personnel in their respective area of responsibility and the visibility of policemen nearest the school premises especially the big schools.

ASDS de Luna thanked the participants for their wholehearted support to the DepEd to achieve a successful school year 2015-2016.

The said meeting was attended by school principals, supervisors, DPWH, DENR, PNP, DSWD, ESAMELCO, DYES, Radyo ng Bayan, PAG-ASA and PhilHealth.  (ajc/sdc/PIA8-E Samar)"

End of quote, and at least this is news enough hehe!

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