The newly reconstituted Multi-Sectoral Governance Council or MSGC of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) convenes for the first time on September 27, 2017.
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The “Build Build Build” team led by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar, Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno, and Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) President Vince Dizon launched DPWH’s InfraTrack App, a geographic information system employing geo-tagging technology, which would detect ghost projects real time.
Public Works Secretary Mark A. Villar, together with the members of the DPWH Sub-Committee on Accessibility on Built-Environment and Transportation (SCABET) met with the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) Governing Board on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The SCABET holds quarterly meeting to discuss policies and programs relative to accessibility aimed at the creation of a non-handicapping environment for people with disabilities in the country.
The Department of Public Works and Highways have deployed service vehicles to transport returning residents of Marawi City driven out for more than five months by the fierce fighting between terrorist forces and the government troops.