Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Interagency project to hire 230 Zambales workers

Iba, Zambales (10 May) -- Two hundred thirty workers from unemployed families in this province will be employed through a partnership of government agencies spearheaded by the Department of Public Works and Highways.

The workers (165 will come from the 1st Highway Engineering District and the other 65 will come from the second Highway Engineering District) will pass through screening of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Philippine National Police (PNP). Their deployment will be taken care by the DPWH, which will supervise them.

District Engineer Domingo Mariano said that the workers will be hired through President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's job creation program as stipulated in her BEAT THE ODDS and as promised during the election campaign.

The project will be launched on May 15, 2006 at the City of San Fernando, Pampanga.

Partner agencies in this project are DPWH, DSWD, PNP, Metro Manila Development Authority and Philippine Information Agency.

Assistant District Engineer Hercules Manglicmot said that the first batch of worker-beneficiaries will work starting this May and ends on Augost while the second batch will work in September,2006 to January, 2007. (by Lito Abuan PIA)

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