Bislig, TESDA ink MOA supporting "Scholar sa Barangay" program
Bislig City (May 28) -- Acting City Mayor Conrad Cejoco and TESDA Provincial Director Rey Cuevas on Thursday, May 27 signed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) during the inspection of the on-going construction of the TESDA Manpower Training Center in Poblacion here.
Mr. Allan Millan of TESDA provincial office said that acting City Mayor Cejoco allocated funds thru his initiatives intended exclusively to Bisliganons worth P500,000. The MOA is a commitment of the Local government Unit to finance the trainees for "Scholar sa Barangay" under TESDA program.
Meanwhile, in behalf of Cong Garay, Mr. Jo Candia in his message emphasized the importance of the PGMA Scholarship Program especially that Caraga Region is one of those regions that are greatly affected with global financial crisis. "PGMA TESDA Scholarship program is a great help to out-of-school youths and displaced workers in Bislig City to find a job. Thru this, Cong. Garay allocated Php 1.4 million and another Php 1 million additional for TESDA Scholars."
Millan further said, in addition to the funds allocated from the City government, Cong. Garay had also committed to allocate funds intended for the Scholar Trainees of TESDA which is now set for implementation. (PIA-Tandag City, Surigao del Sur) [top]