LGU-Goa’s ‘Central Kitchen’ lauded by recipients, netizens

THE Local Government Unit of Goa, Camarines Sur through the leadership and in line with the all-inclusive program of Hon. Marcel S. Pan, come backer mayor of this town, receives commendations and praises through both the pulses of the constituents and via the internet when it officially launches and opens the “Central Kitchen” last October 2, 2019.

The people of this town, specially the recipients, are happy and amazed of this undertaking and innovation, while a lot of encouraging reactions for and positive outlook to the project are posted in the social media .

According to Ex PB Consolacion R. Bodollo, chief of the operation of the feeding center, “the facility is in charged with the identification, preparation and distribution of food packs to target recipients of more or less one thousand five hundred elementary students (1,500) in twelve (12) barangays with morning and afternoon meals of rice and veggies daily. As to the menu and its nutritional aspect , they are coordinating with the DepEd for its recommendation”, she added.

In an interview with Mr. Rodolfo T. Belleza, he recalled that “ the Central Kitchen is a flagship social services of Mayor Pan which purpose is to lessen the burden of marginal parents in providing proper foods for their children and to ensure the massive eradication of malnutrition in the municipality.”

Belleza further stressed that the said social facility and project is just a part of the holistic approach of the administration together with infrastructure programs like the re-blocking and improvement of streets; intensive agricultural development in partnership with agri-business investors like contract growing; modernized economic enterprises through the face-lifting and re-designing of a public market with floor-level and basement parking and the construction of a state-of-the art slaughter house; and, the formulation of an effective and seamless revenue generation strategy.

Mayor Marcel S. Pan is known to be a popular and multi-awarded former local chief executive of Goa for three consecutive terms; once elected as a board member of the fourth district of Camarines Sur; and, won the mid-term election last May 2018 over his pioneer and long time political friend turned into a stiff mayoral rival in this most commercialized town in the district, the Lims, headed by, also a former mayor of Goa, Antero Lim.