DPWH to rise P372
M worth of school buildings in Leyte
November 21, 2018
CARIGARA, Leyte –
In support to the education program of the government, the
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second District
Engineering Office will implement a total of P372 million worth of
29 units of school buildings or 159 classrooms under the Department
of Education’s (DepEd) Basic Educational Facilities Fund (BEFF).
Out of 29 school
buildings, 25 units are already on-going while 4 units are
processing its contract documents.
There are four (4) units
each in the municipalities of Carigara and Jaro, three (3) units
each in Burauen and Capoocan, two (2) units each in Barugo, Dagami,
Dulag, Julita, Mac Arthur and Pastrana, and one (1) unit each in La
Paz, Mayorga and Tabontabon.
District Engineer Carlos
Veloso said that these classrooms will be in multi-storey structures
that will utilize and provide conducive learning environment for the
increasing number of students under the K-12 program.
Veloso expressed the
willingness of the department to aid the DepEd in its continuous
aspiration to educate and guide these young men and women in the
The BEFF is an annual
budget of the Department for its School Building Program, which
covers the improvement and maintenance of school facilities.