high-rise classrooms in Dagami, Leyte
DPWH 2nd LED
May 31, 2019
DAGAMI, Leyte – The
Department of Public Works and Highways Leyte second district
engineering office has recently completed the construction of a
high-rise six-classroom school building at Patoc National High
School (NHS) in this town.
According to Gerald
Pacanan, the government allocated a total of P12.9 million for this
project, built in strict compliance to the standards and
specifications of the Department of Education and DPWH.
“Before we officially turn
over building to the school, we follow strict protocols and conducts
inspection to ensure that standards are followed. We take note even
the slightest problem and address them to the contractor,” he said.
The school building is
provided with standard toilet and sanitary facilities, storage rooms
and proper ventilation, each classroom installed with two
oscillating ceiling fans. It is also equipped with fire alarm system
and fire extinguisher.
Zenaida Parado, Patoc NHS
principal said that this new learning facility will be used by
grades 9 and 10 students. 678 students are expected here to attend
classes on the first of school.
For 2018 BEFF, the
district is tasked to implement 25 school building projects worth
P371.39 million, of which 17 has already been completed and 8 are
BEFF is an annual budget
for school building program, which covers the improvement and
maintenance of school facilities.