NAVAL, Biliran (BDEO) – The Department of Public Works and Highways Biliran District Engineering Office (DPWH-BDEO) has been awarded for being the top four District Engineering Office (DEO) in Region 8 for successfully implementing the DPWH Development Communication (DevComm) Plan for CY 2021.
DPWH DevComm Program is an information dissemination drive of the department with the goal to deliver transparency to the public on the agency’s programs, activities and projects.
The award through a certificate of recognition was bestowed to District Engineer (DE) Ferdinand A. Briones on June 09, 2022 by DPWH Regional Office VIII Regional Director Allan S. Borromeo assisted by Assistant Regional Director David P. Adongay Jr. during their Regional Staff Meeting at DPWH Eastern Samar DEO, Borongan City.
Out of the 13 DEOs in Region VIII, the award was given to the top 5 performers which are the Samar 1st DEO, Calbayog City (1st place), Eastern Samar DEO, Borongan (2nd place), Northern Samar 2nd DEO, Catarman, Northern Samar (3rd place), Biliran DEO, Naval, Biliran (4th place) and Northern Samar 1st DEO, Catarman Northern Samar (5th place).
Since 2012, DPWH-BDEO has been consistently included in the top five best performing DEOs in Region 8 under DevComm Program.
“This award is an affirmation that BDEO is consistent with the goal of promoting public appreciation of the Department’s projects and programs towards nation-building,” said DE Briones.
DE Briones also commended its Public Information Officers headed by Ms. Frechbee L. Sabili and Ms. Chelsea Quijano- Salloman for their exemplary leadership that has contributed to the successful implementation of DPWH’s Development Communication Program.
“We are grateful that our efforts and dedication towards our work have been recognized through this award and we are more motivated to deliver beyond what is expected of us in order to provide the public with timely and relevant information of what our office is doing,” said Ms. Salloman.
Among the reportorial requirements submitted monthly under DevComm includes newsletters, news clippings, media monitoring/action, flyers, briefing materials, lobby board display, annual accomplishment, special reports, project inspection reports, and other important information materials in support to the information, education and communication program of the department.