Tuesday, June 23, 2015

BJMP-Tandag District Jail shows off feat

By Greg Tataro Jr.

TANDAG CITY, June 23 (PIA) – The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) District Jail here headed by warden J/Insp. Richard Gamale bared recently its accomplishment based on four major areas of rehabilitation program since assuming post on May 11.

Citing livelihood projects, educational and vocational training, recreation and sports, and religious/spiritual activities, warden Gamale pointed out that such rehab program is continuously being carried out in order “to eliminate the offenders’ pattern of criminal behavior and to reform them to become law-abiding and productive citizens.”

On account of “inherent function of informing the public of jail operations and other matters concerning the corrections pillar of the Philippines,” the warden said “BJMP aims to keep the public abreast of information regarding jail management and penology.”

Meanwhile, he said that there are 74 inmates under their custody after releasing seven of them with “zero incident of jailbreak.”

This month, BJMP is celebrating “Community Relations Service (CRS) with the theme ‘Maayos na Pamamahala ng Piitan, Kaagapay ng Bayan sa pagtataguyod at Pagtahak sa Tuwid na Daan,’" Gamale announced.

CRS promotes community development in collaboration with our service providers, stakeholders, and civil society group, he added. (NGBT/Radyo ng Bayan-Tandag/PIA-Surigao del Sur)


'Ten Kumainments' launched in SurSur

By Greg Tataro Jr.

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, June 23 (PIA) – The National Nutrition Council (NNC) Caraga Regional Office in coordination with the Provincial Nutrition Office here launched on Monday during the flag ceremony program the “Ten Kumainments” at the capitol of Surigao del Sur.

Patterned after the 1956 American religious epic film “Ten Commandments” with legendary Moses as the main character, Ten Kumainments video presentation also introduced “Moises Dalisay” or “Mang Moy” playing the lead role.

After which, a life size photo of “Mang Moy” was unveiled by provincial administrator Efren Rivas, acting for and  in behalf of Governor Johnny Pimentel, who was out of town for an official travel, assisted by Rowena Gomez, NNC nutrition officer III  and Ermelinda Ascarez, provincial nutrition officer IV here.

The Ten Kumainments are the popularized versions of the Nutritional Guidelines for Filipinos approved by the NNC Governing Board to promote a healthy lifestyle among Pinoys. The nutritional guidelines aim to address and prevent malnutrition and diet-related non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

The Ten Kumainments provincial launch highlighted the flag ceremony program hosted by the Provincial Nutrition Office. (NGBT/Radyo ng Bayan-Tandag/PIA Surigao del Sur)