DOST Livelihood & Skills Training Center in San Carlos City Opens 

The Livelihood and Skills Training Center of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) located in Brgy. III, San Carlos City was inaugurated yesterday morning.

Engr. Allan Francis Dara-ug, Provincial Director of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said “this center is one of its kind in Negros Occidental which is DOST supported”.

San Carlos City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr (center)    The newly-built DOST Livelihood & Skills Training 
receives the ceremonial key from Engr. Franuel P.   Center in Brgy 3
Luranas and give it to Ms. Delia J. Camasura, PESO    
Manager during the ceremony    

 He added that if said project showed good result, phase II of said building will follow.

Said center aimed at creating a pool of skillful manpower in preparation for the various emerging industries in the city and nearby localities.

San Carlos City Pioneers in JobStart Program in Negros Occidental

San Carlos City thru its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) is the very first local government unit in Negros Occidental Province to implement the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) JobStart Program.

This was cited by DOLE-Negros Island Region Regional Director Exequiel Sarcauga during the signing of the Memorandum of Undertaking (MOU) between San Carlos City represented by City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr. and the DOLE represented by Sarcauga last July 14, 2017.

DOLE JobStart Program MOU Signing
(L-R standing) City Treasurer Atty. Amy Grace O. Bolivar CPA and DOLE staff
(3rd-4th from right) SP Mari-car O. Quisumbing and City Administrator Greg Santillan
(center, seated) Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr and  DOLE-NIR Director Exequiel Sarcauga,
and SP Benito Y. Gustilo and PESO Mgr. Ms. Delia J, Camasura


San Carlos City Tops in Business Standards Set By The Ombudsman

San Carlos City thru its Business Permits and Licensing Office (BPLO) was conferred the Blue Certification Award Level I for passing the business standards set by the Ombudsman Visayas for local government units (LGUs) in addressing red tape issues.

San Carlos City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr (seated)
(L-R seated) Ms. Cristina Combate(BPLO-OIC), 
Ms. Riza Ferrer (CSO

Representative) and Atty Chat H. Delima (I4J Focal Person)
(L-R standing) Mr. Neal Norberto Belangel and Janice Aspiras (BPLO
staff) , City officials SP Christopher Paul Carmona, SP Mark Cui
and SP Clint Mansueto

Blue Certification given by the Office of
the Ombudsman 
to San Carlos City

San Carlos City Mayor Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr , Atty. Ma. Chat H. Delima (I4J Focal Person), Ms. Cristina L. Combate (OIC-BPLO) received the awards from Atty. Melchor Arthur H. Carandang, Overall Deputy Ombudsman during the Boracay Business Forum last July 4-5, 2017 in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan.