Rep. Alfredo Benitez (Neg. Occ., 3rd District) said “The District Day Project, a one-stop shop of vital government services hopes to bring government closer to people and citizens closer to government,” at the second District Day project set 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. November 24 and 25, at the Public Plaza Covered Court of Silay City, a press release from his office said.
Residents of the Third District may avail of the services of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Professional Regulation Commission, National Statistics Office, PhilHealth, Negros Occ. Comprehensive Health program and the Congressional District Office during the two-day activity.
The Department of Foreign Affairs will provide passporting services to include application, renewal and releasing. New applicants are advised to bring NSO birth certificate, marriage certificate for married women, baptismal certificate, voter’s affidavit with photo, original and photocopy of at least two identification cards and must be ready for payment of P 250.00, the press release said.
PRC will serve applicants for license renewal, duplicate PRC license, initial registration and application for change of status or correction of name, it added.
The National Statistics Office will be working with the local Civil Registrar and will answer queries about birth and marriage certificates, and receive application for copies of the NSO birth certificate or marriage certificate, the press release said.
PhilHealth will confirm membership of beneficiaries in the 4P’s Program, while the NOCHP will enroll the 1,000 4P’s beneficiaries who are residents of Silay City only, it also said.
The office of Benitez will handle information assistance services on the education assistance program, Computer Literacy Training, medical-burial-calamity assistance through the Priority Development Assistance Fund, and scholarship grants of various government agencies facilitated through his office, the press release said.
Benitez launched the first District Day Project in May 2011 where thousands availed of various government services, the press release added.*