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DPWH-2 holds First Management Conference for 2019

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office II conducted its first management conference at the Regional Office Conference Hall in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan province.

Headed by Regional Director Melanio C. Briosos, the conference was attended by District Engineers, Division Chiefs and Regional Office Staff to tackle the latest policy directions of Secretary Mark A. Villar.

DPWH participate the 1st Nationwide Earthquake Drill for 2019

ALERT AND PREPARED. Officials and employees of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has once again showed their preparedness in the event of an earthquake as they participate in the 1st Nationwide Earthquake Drill for 2019 in cooperation with the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) held on February 21, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. The earthquake drill which includes duck, cover and hold demonstration and people moving out from DPWH Building aims to evaluate the effectiveness of contingency plans and protocols in relation to earthquake scenario.

DPWH discusses illegal road obstructions with local officials of Bacolod

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Bacolod City District Engineering Office met with the local officials and residents of Barangay 16 in Bacolod City to tackle the issue of road obstructions and check the flow of traffic and pedestrians in the area.

According to a barangay official, three fire incidents broke out in the area recently, in which the fire trucks were unable to penetrate the affected area due to several motorcycles and bicycles parked along the roads, hence aggravated the damaged brought by fire.

DPWH paves road in Negros Occidental

Residents of Sitio Lowag can now enjoy a more conducive and faster transport of goods and services as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Negros Occidental 3rd District Engineering Office (DEO) completed the concreting of road in Barangay Locotan, Kabankalan City in Negros Occidental province.

According to Regional Director Wenceslao M. Leaño, the project amounting to ₱11.28 million, funded under Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) Program of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP), involves stone masonry, pipe culverts, and grouted riprap.

DPWH R6 Planning Engineers holds Instructional Meeting

The Department of Public Works and Highways – Regional Office VI kicked off its FY 2020 Budget Preparation Instructional Meeting led by Engr. Severo A. Ruiz of the Planning and Design Division last February 6, 2019 at the DPWH Conference Hall. The Planning Engineers from the fifteen (15) District Engineering Offices (DEOs) gathered as they discussed the Multi Year Programming and Scheduling (MYPS) application usage as well as Multi Year Obligation Authority (MYOA) Projects.

DPWH R6 holds Budget Forum

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Regional Office VI held the Regional Budget Forum 2019 at the Grand Xing Imperial Hotel in Iloilo province.

Spearheaded by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), DPWH-RO6 budget officers together with District Engineers and budget officers from the 15 District Engineering Offices (DEOs) and other various agencies are gathered together to discussed important matters on the 2019 Budget Execution and 2020 Budget Preparation.

DPWH R6 holds monthly Utility Group Meeting

Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office 6 held the monthly Infrastructure and Utilities Group Meeting at the DPWH Regional Office Conference Room at Iloilo City on February 6, 2019.

Spearheaded by Regional Director Wenceslao M. Leaño, Jr., representatives from Panay Electric Company (PECO), Sky Cable, Globe Telecom, and Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) gathered to explain their plans to boost connection on the areas of power supply and telecommunications.