11 months Solons support TESDA’s appeal for bigger budget in 2020 MB
By Charissa Luci-Atienza Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Director General Isidro Lapeña on Thursday appealed to lawmakers to increase their proposed P11.851-billion budget for 2020 to enable the agency to reach out to more Filipinos, particularly the unemployed and marginalized. TESDA Director General, Secretary Isidro S. Lapeña(TESDA / FILE PHOTO MANILA BULLETIN) He made the appeal at Thursday’s House Committee on Appropriations’ deliberations on TESDA’s budget for next year, a plea immediately supported by several congressmen. “Although [our budget] is slowly increasing over the years, TESDA needs bigger allocation because we are targeting the lower strata in our society ... more