With a rating of 89.27%, garnering the highest score among the 8 district offices of DPWH XI, Davao del Sur 1st District Engineering Office was adjudged as the “2015 Outstanding District Engineering Office of Region XI” for its sterling accomplishments, effective and efficient delivery of public service vis-a-vis the Department’s Mission, Vision and Core Values, and the realization of core process of Planning, Construction, Maintenance and Quality Control.
The award was received by D.E. Zenaida T. Tan during the 2015 Recognition Rites and Christmas Party of DPWH RO XI held in Davao City on December 18, 2015.
It was the first time for DVS1 to receive the award. Also, a considerable record-breaking feat for the district in 2015 was being ranked 11th for the category of Top Performing District Engineering Offices in the Philippines besting other 180 District Engineering Offices nationwide. In 2014, the office was also conferred with the Best Sistema Award and 2nd in the Best Kalsada Award of the R.O XI
“Mag-OKS Tayo” Program.
D.E Zenaida T. Tan’s exemplary leadership and continuous demonstration of competency and capacity in uplifting the performance of the district have steered the office for greater accomplishments and ultimately achieving the awards.
Tan is the only lady District Engineer ever appointed in Davao del Sur 1st DEO and has already earned numerous awards for the district during her leadership.