By PR | 12:43 PM June 30, 2021
In less than a month, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) 7 has released a total of 748 Theoretical Driving Course (TDC) scholarships to Boholanos after the agency started offering the free-of-charge TDC in Bohol Island.
LTO 7’s Malasakit Outreach through its e-Patrol Mobile Services, has officially started rolling out the mobile TDC to Boholanos in which it has released approximately P3 million worth of scholarships.
The agency started its e-Patrol services to Bohol last May 31 and in less than a month, it has given a total of 748 scholars to its enrollees in the towns of Panglao, Dauis, and Ubay.
“That’s more or less P3-million worth of scholarships that we have given to our enrollees in Bohol. We are also very thankful to the LGUs in Bohol who are very supportive of our e-Patrol,” said LTO 7 regional director Victor Emmanuel Caindec.
In Panglao, a total of 339 graduates received the free TDC, 113 in Dauis, and 296 in the town of Ubay.
All of them were endorsed by the local government units thru the partnership of LTO 7 and the LGUs.
“We always partner with LGUs with our free TDC, they know best who to give these scholarships,” added Caindec.
Meanwhile, thousands of Boholanos were also able to avail of the e-Patrol Mobile Services of the LTO 7 after it landed on the island in May 2021
As of June 28, a total of 2,130 clients were served with LTO transactions in a series of services in the town of Panglao, Dauis, and Ubay in Bohol.
LTO 7’s e-Patrol Mobile Services targets to visit the far-flung areas of the region to serve the public with the agency’s services.
“Our e-Patrol which is now on its 2nd year aims to target those underserved, meaning those that don’t have an LTO office near their area, like Bohol. We hope to roam around Bohol before the year ends,” said Caindec.
In Panglao, 773 clients availed of the services through e-Patrol Mobile, 667 clients were served in Dauis, and 690 clients availed of LTO services in Ubay.
The Director added that after Bohol, e-Patrol will also visit the provinces of Negros Oriental and Siquijor.
“Hopefully, we can transport our whole team including our e-Patrol Bus to these provinces since they are also very in need of our services.”
LTO 7’s e-Patrol which was launched in February 2019, offers mobile TDC, vehicle registration and renewal, license renewal, student-driver permit issuance, and printing of driver’s license cards with five-year validity./PR