DPWH: BBB program generated up to 6.57M jobs

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The Build Build Build Program of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is expected to generate a total of 6.57 million jobs by the end of 2020, according to the agency’s statement.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the yearly increase in infrastructure budget has led to the massive employment generation across the country.

“We are glad to announce that in 2016, 911,034 jobs were generated and this number ballooned to 1,196,555 jobs in 2017; 1,714,905 in 2018; and 1,226,023 in 2019,” said Villar.

“This year, although we have slowed down a little bit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an estimated 1,525,342 of jobs will be generated from the 2020 budget,” he added.

According to Villar, the BBB program is also beneficial for the ordinary Filipino who seeks employment, in addition to improving the country’s much needed infrastructures for economic advancement.

House committees to hold hearings during break

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Spread the loveMANILA – The House of Representatives has authorized for its committees to conduct hearings during the five-week congressional break, extending until late April.