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MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, May 7 (PIA) - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Southern Leyte Provincial Office deploys 135 young workers in support of President Benigno Aquino III thrust for inclusive growth through massive generation.

The DOLE-Government Internship Program (GIP) spearheaded by the DOLE will run for six months as interns shall be assigned to perform functions in different government agencies/ entities, to include the local government untis, academe and Public Employment Service Offices (PESOs).

Valuis said “ the program provides for the poor/indigent beneficiaries to show their talents and skills in the field of public service with the objective of attracting the best and brightest who want to pursue a career in the government service.”

The beneficiaries shall be paid a stipend or allowance equivalent to 75% of the prevailing minimum wage rates in Wage Order No. RBVIII-17) or around P 195.00 per day, she said.

“ The GIP beneficiaries may later be rotated to other agencies for maximum exposure to government programs and services, They shall be required to submit Daily Time Record (DTR) every 15th and 30th duly signed by the head of office where they are assigned,” Valuis added. (esg/PIA8 SoLeyte)