DAGUPAN CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 1 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) presented to Mayor Belen T. Fernandez on Wednesday an award recognizing the city's notable performance for having the Most Institutionalized Conduct of City Advisory Council meetings among all cities in the region.
The award was presented to the mayor by Joan Keth Padilla of the DSWD Provincial Operations Office of Pangasinan Cluster 3 during the City Advisory Council meeting at the City Mayor’s Office Conference Hall on January 13.
The award was conferred to the city of Dagupan during the 4Ps Implementation Review for 2015 at the Crown Legacy Hotel in Baguio City on December 14 by DSWD Regional Director Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo.
Padilla explained that the city was given the award for conducting monthly meetings on 4Ps and that out of the 12 meetings the city conducted in 2015, nine was presided over by Mayor Fernandez.
At present, the city has 4,209 enrollees under the 4Ps. (Joseph C. Bacani/CIO)