By DPWH 2nd LED
April 30, 2018
CARIGARA, Leyte – Recipients of the K-12 program of the Department of Education (DepEd) can now utilize the 27 school building projects that have been completed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second District Engineering Office.
A total of P466.48 million has been allocated for the construction of these school buildings under the Basic Educational Facilities Fund (BEFF) of the DepEd.
These school building projects were built in the towns of Barugo, Burauen, Capoocan, Carigara, Dagami, Dulag, Jaro, Julita, La Paz, Mac Arthur, Mayorga, Pastrana, and Tunga.
According to District Engineer Carlos G. Veloso, these projects were implemented to support the education program of the government and accommodate the increasing number of enrollees in the different towns of Leyte’s second district.
He added that it is guaranteed that the quality standards of these new school buildings comply with the National Structural Code of the Philippines that ensures reliability and calamity resiliency of the infrastructures.
Moreover, the BEFF is an annual budget of the DepEd for its School Building Program to address classroom shortage, improvements and maintenance of school facilities.