1st Batch of TUPAD NV Beneficiaries Oriented
Following the release of the budget allocation for the TUPAD or “Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced” Workers Program that will also benefit some constituents from the Province of Nueva Vizcaya at a wage rate of P360 per day, the Region 02 Office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through its Nueva Vizcaya Field Office (NVFO), dispatched on 27 August three (3) technical staff to conduct an orientation and interview of prospective beneficiaries.
The day’s activity, which was held at the Ammungan Park, Provincial Capitol, covered the 1st batch of applicants from six (6) barangays, namely: Casat (20), Magsaysay (11), District IV (10), Don Tomas Maddela (11), Salvacion (9) and San Nicolas (11).
Closely managing the project in the Province and dealing with its beneficiaries are Officer-in-Charge Froctoso C. Agustin, and Labor and Employment Officer Angelica Gay L. Dela Cruz of the DOLE-NVFO, in tandem with Acting Public Employment Service Division (PESD) Officer Kizhel Myrtle C. Amayna of the Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya (PGNV).
According to Acting PESD Officer Amayna, “The TUPAD Project has a P3.6 million budget allocation for Nueva Vizcaya. Prior to the actual employment of the beneficiaries, they will be provided with basic orientations on safety and health, personal protective gears, and enrolment in group micro-insurance, which are all part of the total project cost. This community-based package of assistance provides emergency employment for displaced workers, underemployed and seasonal workers, for a minimum period of 10 days, but not to exceed a maximum of 30 days, depending on the nature of work to be performed.”
“Per instructions of Governor Carlos M. Padilla, for the year 2019, qualified beneficiaries will be assigned some menial tasks at the Lower Magat Ecotourism (LMET) Park and PENARO Forest Project Site in Diadi, Ammungan Park at the Provincial Capitol, Agricultural Research and Training Center in Bayombong, Barobbob Reservoir/Spring Site in Bayombong, and other areas of responsibility of the PGNV”, she further declared.#jlc