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Canlas Reappointed as DPWH Regional Director for NCR

DPWH Reappointed Nomer Abel P. Canlas

Regional Director Nomer Abel P. Canlas will continue serving the Department of Public Works and Highways – National Capital Region as he took his oath office before Secretary Manuel M. Bonoan on September 27, 2022.

In his tenth month since his assignment on November 27, 2021, the effective leadership of Director Canlas immediately has already made an impact to the National Capital Region.

He brought innovation on practices and resources that paved way to the improvement of performance particularly in the execution of projects and productivity of personnel.

Through Director Canlas and the support of Assistant Regional Director Juby B. Cordon, DPWH NCR managed to uplift its ranking in terms of physical accomplishments from bottom rank of 13 to Top 1 in March 2022 nationwide.

DPWH Reappointed Nomer Abel P. Canlas

As an environmental advocate, Director Canlas prioritized the cleaning and greening of center islands in Metro Manila, launched the growing of caballero trees, and subsequent planting on plant boxes.

DPWH-NCR also acquired new equipment to boost the performance and efficiency of road maintenance work.

The procurement of power sweepers, and jackhammers new tools and machinery will improve the capacity of road maintenance activities and finish the task in a short period of time.

Director Canlas said that this is only the start of more initiatives to come as he will push for the upgrading and modernizing the facilities and resources in the region and districts to deliver more efficient, quality service to the public.

And to safeguard its personnel, 1,482 roadside workers were insured against any accidents during work through the provision of insurance membership.

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