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DPWH CEP Batch II Completes 6-Month Training


Forty-one young civil engineers under second batch of Cadet Engineering Program (CEP) of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) pose with Secretary Rogelio L. Singson, First Pacific Leadership Academy (FPLA) General Manager and CEO Rey Agustin K. Evalle, and DPWH Undersecretaries Raul C. Asis and Ardeliza R. Medenilla poses during the recent culmination program at the DPWH Head Office. The CEP, a development program of DPWH in partnership with FPLA, which aims to train young, vibrant, and intelligent civil engineers, was introduced by Secretary Singson in 2013.

World-Class Iloilo Convention Center Opens


President Benigno S. Aquino III inaugurated the state-of-the-art Iloilo Convention Center at the Iloilo Business Park in Mandurriao District last September 14, 2015.

The construction of the Iloilo Convention Center was made a reality thru the effort of the Ilonggo Senator, Senate President Franklin M. Drilon, who envisioned Iloilo to be one of the competitive cities in the country, in terms of economy and infrastructure development.

Oath Taking


RD Melvin B. Navarro sworn-in the newly appointed Engineer II personnel from Albay 2nd DEO, witnessed by ARD Armando G. Estrella, Chief Adm. Officer Flocerpida B. Azotea and Asst. District Engineer Ella L. Areola

First 31 Young Engineers Hired By DPWH Bicol, 78 More Upcoming


Thirty one (31) new Engineer II positions from the 109 allocations for DPWH Bicol Region was filled recently following the approval of evaluation of candidates by the Central Selection Board (DPWH-CSB) duly concurred by Secretary Rogelio L. Singson.

Being the first batch to be approved from the 1,396 positions created nationwide, DPWH Region V through the initiative of Regional Director Melvin V. Navarro, welcomed on September 11, 2015 the new DPWH employees through a Eucharistic Celebration followed by a short program where they took their Oath of Office.

DPWH to Suspend Contractors Negligent of Safety Requirements


The government will impose suspension of work to contractors who fail to observe safety requirements with no entitlement of time extension and payment on corresponding items and related works.

Secretary Rogelio L. Singson through Department Order 135 directed all DPWH field offices to strictly implement the requirements on road works safety, traffic management, and construction safety and health during the project construction and maintenance works.

Community Managed Road Maintenance Launched


Road projects not only improve people’s lives with increased mobility and connectivity but also provide employment opportunities to local residents.

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in partnership with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Road Board recently launched the pilot implementation of Community Managed Road Maintenance Project (CMRMP) providing jobs for about 477 Programang Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino family- beneficiaries in Paranas, Western Samar.

Community-Managed Road Maintenance


Develop sense of responsibility in nation building and employment opportunities to about 477 families in Paranas, Samar are provided by the government through the Community Managed Road Maintenance Project (CMRMP), a partnership program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the Road Board. In photo with road maintenance workers during the CMRMP launch at the 16 kilometer pilot road traversing six (6) barangays in Paranas, Samar rehabilitated under the Secondary National Roads Development Project funded by the U.S.A.

DPWH Region 2 Welcomes Director Bueno


Regional Director Nerie Bueno is joined by DPWH Region 2 officials led by Assistant Director Alexander Nola after the turn-over program where she formally assumed leadership of DPWH Regional Office in Cagayan Valley Region. Lower photo shows the Lady Regional Director with the District Engineers and Assistant District Engineers assigned in the Region.

DPWH-2 Welcomes First Ever Lady Director


Engr. Nerie D. Bueno, the newly designated Officer-In-Charge Director of DPWH Region II formally assumed her new assignment after a simple turn-over ceremony held on September 18, 2014 at the DPWH Regional Conference Hall.

Director Bueno succeeded Director Melvin B. Navarro who was reassigned at DPWH Region V in Legaspi City, Albay.

Regional employees and officials warmly welcomed the Engr. Bueno, first ever lady Regional Director upon arrival in the regional office where a simple program that includes a thanksgiving mass was held.