OVER 100 residents at Barangay San Jose this municipality have availed of various basic services offered for free by the municipal government of Mahinog during the People Day's Program (PeDaP) Thursday, September 16.
Municipal Mayor Alex R. Jajalla led municipal and national department heads of office and employees in the delivery of basic services to the residents in said barangay.
With its theme: "Alang sa katawhan ihatag sa katawhan, serbisyong para sa kalambuan sa tanan, gikan sa lokal nga kagamhanan," the People's Day Program is now running on its 3rd year since it was launched by Mayor Jajalla in 2008.
The program is a one-stop community outreach program that aims to bring the government closer to the people.
Medical consultation from the Municipal Health Office led by Dr. Juanita K. Llacuna and distribution of free medicines from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes (PCSO) topped the most number of clients served with 66 patients, while 51 families each received 2 kilos rice assistance from the municipal government.
Other services include free haircut; free manicure, issuance of cedula; acceptance of tax payments, business, electrical and building permits; real property assessment, birth registration, among others.
Among the national agencies who also offered their services were Department of Interior and Local Government, Bureau of Fire Protection, Social Security System, National Census and Statistics Office, Bureau of Internal Revenue, among others.
The Office of the Mayor has announced the next schedule of the People's Day Program as follows:
Barangay Owakan, September 30, 2010; Tupsan Pequeno, October 26; Hubangon, October 29; Pontod, November 9; Poblacion, November 25; Tubod, December 9; San Roque, December 14; Benoni, January 12, 2011; Binaliwan, January 25; San Isidro, February 8; San Miguel, February 24; Catuhogan, March 9.