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BAGUIO CITY– The Cordillera office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO-CAR) acquired a number of generator sets to be distributed to the different district offices to ensure the uninterrupted delivery of licensing and registration services even when there is power interruption in their areas of operation.
LTO-CAR regional director Francis Ray Almora reported that the procured generator sets are 56kva silent-type, 3 phase, model AC56 rated, powered by water-cooled diesel engine.
He disclosed that the recipients of the generator sets are the Baguio district office with 2 generator sets and 1 each for Benguet, Apayao, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and another for the regional office.
He pointed out that the housing for the generator sets in the different district offices and the regional office are now under construction and awaiting completion before the distribution of the generators for immediate use.
However, Director Almora further reported that the LTO Abra district office has not been provided with a generator set pending the resolution of the status of their building erected within the premises of the Abra provincial Capitol which is now being subject to demolition by the provincial government.
The LTO-CAR official stipulated that the availability of the generator sets in the different district offices will ensure the continuous delivery of licensing, registration and other services by the personnel so as not to unnecessary delay the various transactions in the offices during power interruptions.
According to him, the LTO will continue to work on the provision of the required units of equipment that will contribute in the ongoing efforts of the present administration to further improve the delivery of the agency’s licensing and registration services while awaiting the full roll out of the LTO management information system that will definitely provide quality services to the increasing number of clients, especially in the different district offices.
Almora is the chairman of the steering committee of the Land Transportation Management Information System which is in charge of the overall supervision of the ongoing rollout of the system in all regional and district offices in the country.
He expressed hope that the generator sets will be distributed to the different district offices on or before the end of the year so that individuals transacting businesses with the said offices will experience more efficient and effective delivery of services for the purpose of overall client satisfaction that will help bring back the trust and confidence of the people to the LTO.
He requested clients of the different LTO offices to understand that the inconveniences is due to ongoing improvements in the systems and processes to better serve them in the future.
Almora stipulated that more developments will be introduced in the different district offices in the coming years for improved services beneficial to the general public. By HENT