DPWH Gets Additional P2 Billion Funding for Classrooms Project

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will build about 1,500 new additional classrooms nationwide under the “Matuwid na Daan sa Silid-Aralan” project supported by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR). DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson (4th from right) received from PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Cristino Naguiat Jr. (at center) and Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Bro. Armin Luistro the released amount of P2 Billion following the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between PAGCOR, DepEd and DPWH. Also in photo are (from left) PAGCOR Directors Enriquito M. Nuguid and Jose S. Tanjuatco, DepEd Undersecretary Francisco M. Varela, DPWH Undersecretary Alfredo G. Tolentino, PAGCOR Director Eugene D. Manalastas, and PAGCOR Assistant Vice President Henry L. Reyes.