560 pupils to
benefit newly completed school buildings in Biliran
May 10, 2018
NAVAL, Biliran –
The Department of Public Works and Highways Biliran District
Engineering Office (DPWH-DEO) has completed another batch of school
buildings that will benefit more or less 560 pupils this coming
opening of classes.
David P. Adongay, Jr.,
District Engineer reported that the district office has recently
completed five school building projects with a total of 14
Under the 2017 Department
of Education - Basic Educational Facilities Fund (DepEd-BEFF),
Biliran DEO has been allotted a total budget of P367.6M for the
implementation of 71 school buildings with a total of 210
Out of the 71 school
building projects, 57 are now on-going while nine are
Not-Yet-Started (NYS) with an overall accomplishment of 44.72% as of
April 30, 2018.
Adongay said that the work
activity for the nine school buildings were suspended due to the
inaccessibility to the project site caused by typhoon Urduja last
“Yung roads papunta dun sa
site hindi madaanan ng vehicles na maghaul ng materials kasi nasira
nung Urduja,” Adongay said.
“Hopefully, once maayos na
yung kalsada, contractors will be requested to render overtime work
para naman magamit ito ng ating mga estudyante sa darating na
pasukan,” he added.
The completion of the
school building projects will provide students a place conductive to
The recently completed
projects are the P2.8M Construction of 1 Storey 2 Classroom (Toilet
attached) at Talibong Elementary School, Cabucgayan, Biliran;
Construction of 1 Storey 3 Classroom at Maurang Elementary School,
Caibiran, Biliran; P3M Construction of 1 Storey 2 Classroom at
Larrazabal Elementary School, Naval, Biliran; P4.4M Construction of
1 Storey 3 Classroom at Calumpang Elementary School, Naval, Biliran;
and P4.5M Construction of 1 Storey 3 Classroom at Tubig Guinoo
Elementary School, Kawayan, Biliran.