Thursday, November 11, 2010

People’s Day serves hundreds of residents in Puntod

THE OLDEST CITIZEN: 82-year-old Tomas Mangubat, 4th from left, is the oldest senior citizen in attendance at the people's day in barangay Puntod

OVER a hundred residents in Barangay Puntod benefited from the various basic services offered by the municipal government of Mahinog during the People’s Day Program held there on Tuesday, November 9, 2010.

Local health personnel conduct free medical check up while the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSCO) provide free medicines for the people's day program

Of these, 64 residents availed of free medicines and medical consultation; 20 children and adults availed of video showing; and 12 adults availed of free haircut, manicure and pedicure.

Day care pupils in barangay Puntod watch video about prevention and control of rabies in dogs

Fifty families received two kilos of rice each; 120 persons availed of free Lanzones seedlings from the provincial agriculture office.

The municipal agriculture office also provided assorted vegetable seedlings and conducted deworming of large animals.

The provincial veterinary office conducted video showing to day care pupils as part of government’s anti-rabies information drive. Said office also conducted collection of blood sample from chicken and ducks as part of government monitoring program against cases of avian influenza or "bird flu".

Other services include issuance of cedula, acceptance of tax payments, business, electrical and building permits, real property assessment, birth registration, among others.

Aside from LGU offices, other government agencies who also offered their services were Department of Interior and Local Government, Bureau of Fire Protection, Social Security System, Provincial Agriculture Office, Provincial Veterinary Office, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), National Statistics Office (NSO), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), among others.

The People's Day Program is a regular program of the municipal government of Mahinog aimed at bringing government services closer to the barangay.

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