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1,200 Infanta residents, benefit from RTF-ELCAC Serbisyo Caravan

by Ruel Orinday, PIA-Quezon
September 28, 2019

INFANTA, Quezon - More than 1,200 local residents of barangay Magsaysay, this town took advantage of the services offered in the medical & dental mission spearheaded by the Regional Task Force to End Communist Local Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC) through their Serbisyo Caravan program held on September 20.

Local Government Operations Officer II Jeff Jumarang of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Quezon said the Serbisyo Caravan is a joint program of government agencies such as DILG, AFP, DOH, TESDA, DOLE, DSWD and other government agencies aimed at bringing the different services of the government to the people in the barangays.

Aside from the medical mission, the DILG also distributed cash assistance of P120K; P80K; P26K; 26K and P50K to five rebel returnees through the Arms Surrender Renumeration program as part of the Enhance Comprehensive Local Integrated Program (ECLIP). The assistance provided to rebel returnees depends on the classification of arms they surrendered.


“Prior to this assistance, the five rebel returnees also received a P15K immediate assistance and a 50K livelihood assistance from the DILG through the ECLIP program,” Jumarang said.

Meanwhile, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Region 4A turned over 25 vouchers of Training for Work Scholarship program to the local government of Infanta.

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)- Quezon Provincial Office led by Provincial Labor Officer Edwin Hernandez held a jobs fair during the Serbisyo Caravan.

Other government agencies such as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), Pag-IBIG Fund, Social Security System (SSS), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Philippine Information Agency (PIA)-4A also rendered assistance to the local residents of the said barangay.


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