District Engineer Carlos Veloso

CARIGARA, Leyte-In support to the education program of the government, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Leyte Second District Engineering Office will implement a total of P372 million worth of 29 units of school buildings or 159 classrooms under the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Basic Educational Facilities Fund (BEFF).
Out of 29 school buildings, 25 units are already on-going while four units are still in the processing of their contract documents.
There are four units each in the municipalities of Carigara and Jaro, three units each in Burauen and Capoocan, two units each in Barugo, Dagami, Dulag, Julita, MacArthur and Pastrana, and one unit each in Lapaz, Mayorga and Tabontabon.
District Engineer Carlos Veloso said that these classrooms will be in multi-storey structures that will utilize and provide conducive learning environment for the increasing number of students under the K-12 program.
Veloso expressed the willingness of the department to aid the DepEd in its continuous aspiration to educate and guide students.
The BEFF is an annual budget of the Department for its School Building Program, which covers the improvement and maintenance of school facilities. (LIZBETH ANN A. ABELLA)