NAVAL, Biliran-The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) has recently completed nine school building projects that would benefit the students in four towns of the province.
The province of Biliran is composed of eight towns, namely, Almeria, Kawayan, Culaba, Caibiran, Cabucgayan, Biliran, Maripipi and Naval, the capital town.
In Culaba town, Biliran-DEO has completed the construction of a P3.1 million school building, a 1-storey 2-classroom structure, and construction of P4.5 million school building, 1-storey, 3-classroom both in Acaban Elementary School that would accommodate around 200 students of the said school.
The construction of P13.6 million,3-units 1 Storey 3 – classroom at the Bool Elementary School, also in Culaba, was also recently completed that will benefit about 360 students.
In the town of Caibiran, the district office has also completed the construction of a 1-storey 4-classroom in Caibiran Elementary School that will benefit at least 160 pupils.
About 120 pupils will also benefit the newly-completed construction of the 1-storey 3-classroom in Katipunan Elementary School of the same town.
The construction of the P4.4 million, 1-storey 3-classroom school building at Salangi Elementary School in Almeria town is also one of the schools that will benefit the newly completed building that can accommodate more or less 120 students.
About 80 students will also benefit on the newly-completed P3 million, 1-storey 2-classroom in Bato Elementary School in the town of Biliran.
Biliran DEO under the helm of District Engineer David P. Adongay Jr. has already conducted final inspections on these school building projects that are funded under Basic Educational Facilities Fund (BEFF) of FY 2017.
As per inspection, minor defects and deficiencies were noted by the inspectorate team.
Adongay orders contractors to immediately rectify the said defects and deficiencies of the building in order to turn over the projects in time so that it can be utilized by the end users.
Biliran DEO has a total of 71 school buildings implemented under 2017 BEFF. Out of this number, the district office has completed 53 with 17 on-going projects and one not-yet-started (NYS) with an overall accomplishment of 89.18% as of September 30, 2018. (PR)