Southern Leyte LTO vies for ISO certification
By Erna Sy Gorne
Maasin City (6 November) -- The Southern Leyte Land Transportation Office (LTO), which is now working on one of the requirements to cope for an accreditation with International Standard Organization (ISO, sought an area at the Provincial Capitol site to accommodate their new building, LTO Information Officer Wilfredo Marquez disclosed.
As one of the biggest LTO agencies in the region, Southern Leyte LTO has been prioritized as candidate for ISO membership, however, the said agency lacks areas for inspection and impounding, among others. Tacloban City and Ormoc City has been accredited for ISO membership already, he added.
Marquez said that the provincial office requested to the provincial government for an area where they can build their new building with certain areas needed for their full operations. As of press time, the request for lot has been accommodated by the provincial LGU and is now on the second reading.
Included in the ISO requirement is the filling up of standard personnel plantilla to ensure efficiency in the delivery of their services. Any transaction attended by each personnel must be accomplished within five minutes, he said. That any multiple function for each employee must be avoided to ensure real international service to the public.
The ISO membership will paved for the elimination of the unwanted delay and alleged fixing operations due to the full utilization of computers in the transactions. That all holders of the drivers license issued by LTO, once they become an ISO member,shall be real passers of their driver's examination, he added.
Maequez added that the construction of the LTO building in the province is expected to be completed by next year. (PIA Southern Leyte) [top]