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DILG Assures NIR Retention Support at PPOC-PADAC Joint Meeting

DILG Assures NIR Retention Support at PPOC-PADAC Joint Meeting

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) assured of its continuous support of the Negros Island Region retention, as the newly appointed DILG OIC, Usec. Catalino Cuy, manifested his support to the NIR, according to DILG Usec. for Public Safety, Jesus Hinlo, Jr., during the Provincial Peace and Order Council – Provincial Antu-Drug Abuse Council Meeting (PPOC-PADAC) Joint Meeting held at Nature’s Village Resort in Talisay City, Monday.

“Rest assured that there is a continuing effort in the DILG that supports our stand on NIR retention,” said Usec. Hinlo.

PPOC and PADAC Chairman, Gov. Alfredo Maranon, Jr. who presided over the meeting thanked the DILG and said that the PPOC and PADAC are very important because it proves that Negros Occidental is indeed peaceful.

He urged all the member-agencies of the council to help each other in maintaining the peace to make the province more progressive.

He also said that the provincial government partners with the non-government organizatons in helping the less privileged individuals and abandoned children, thereby reducing the chances of criminality among children.

Usec. Hinlo also reiterated his appeal to fight against illegal drugs that is one of the priority programs of the national government; he also encouraged more police visbilities in public areas.

PPDC and PPOC Action Officer, Dr. Ma. Lina Sanogal presented the Drug Rehabilitation Updates highlighting the successful drug rehabilitation program dubbed as “Wellness Program” of the provincial government.

She also updated the council of the result of the Peace Consultation Program of the Provincial Peace and Integration and Development Unit (Pro-PIDU).

The Phil. Army and the PNP also presented security and anti-criminality updates and assured its readiness in response to the activities of the Lenten Season.

Meanwhile, the council has also approved a resolution commending former Negros Occ. Police Provincial Office director, Col. William Senoron, for a well done job in maintaining the peace and order situation in the province being an active member of the PPOC and PADAC.

Also present in the meeting were 3rd ID Commanding Officer, Gen. Jon Aying, 303rd IB Commanding Officer, Col. Eliezer Losanes, PDEA-NIR Director, Roslyn Borja, DILG Negros Occ. Director, Ma. Joy Maredith Madayag, Negros Occ. Board Member Miguel Alonso, and Mayor Jilson Tubillara of San Enrique, among others./Capitol News

DILG Assures NIR Retention Support at PPOC-PADAC Joint Meeting

98 NOSP Scholars Graduate, 22 with Honors

A total of 98 scholars under the Negros Occidental Scholarship Program of the Provincial Government graduated and 22 of them received academic honors and distinctions from their respective colleges and universities.

There are 48 graduates from District Educational Scholarship (DES), 19 graduates from Pagkaon Scholarship, 14 from Indigenous Peoples (IP), 6 from Degree Completion Scholarship (DCS), 10 from Provincial Educational Assistance for Capitol Employees (PEACE) and 1 from Best of Negros.

As tradition, the NOSP scholars who graduated with honors will be given Medals of Excellence, Certificates of Recognition and cash incentives.

Under the District Educational Scholarship, Ira Tabino who hails from Cauyan is the only grantee that graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree of Bachelor of Elementary Education at Central Philippine State University-Cauyan and will receive P15,000; while Jan Lee Gumban from CPSU-Kabankalan, Greg Tampus from Philippine Normal University, and Daphnie Yhen Abadies and Ronan Jay Alob both from CPSU San Carlos, graduated Magna Cum Laude and will receive P10,000.

Willy Boy Garcia, Josephine Batusin, Marry Ann Guanco, Mary Ann Lopez, Inah Dawn Maestrecampo all from CHMSC-Fortune Towne; Christine Joy Escutin, and Quincy Ann Violanda from CHMSC-Talisay, Meriam Cañete from CPSU San Carlos; Almer Tayactac from PNU; Christian Loberas and Irish Mae Zerna from West Visayas State University-Himamaylan Extension all graduated Cum Laude and will be receiving P5,000 cash incentives while and Jireh Delos Reyes from CHMSC-Alijis will get P2,000 for his special award.

Under the Pagkaon Scholarship, Julito Manlangit, Jr. from NONESCOST graduated Magna Cum Laude while Cheyen Belnas and Camille Cahilig both from CPSU-Kabankalan graduated Cum Laude.

Meanwhile, Avelyn Marañon, a PEACE grantee, graduated with High Academic Distinction for her Master of Public Administration degree at UNO-R and she will be receiving P15,000.*/CAPITOL NEWS

Job Recruitment for KSA Set April 19-20, 2017

A Special Job Recruitment Activity for jobs at Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be held at L’fisher Hotel located along Lacson Street in Bacolod City on April 19-20, 2017, spearhead by the Public Employment Services Office – Negros Occidental.

A POEA-licensed recruitment agency, Augustin International Center, Inc. is looking for interested applicants to apply for the following positions: product centrifugal operators, powerhouse technician, electrical and instrument foreman, mechanical foreman, senior welder, crane operators, among others.

Applicants are advised to bring bio-data and other credentials.


For more information, contact PESO at 476-7189 or 0998-1781582./Capitol News