404 jeepney operators receive Pantawid Pasada card PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 14:30

by R.G ANTONET GO

The Land Transportation FranchisIng and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has distributed a total of 404 Pantawid Pasada cards to  jeepney operators in Region 9.

Aminoden D. Guro, LTFRB 9 regional director,  said that the Zamboanga jeepney drivers received the bulk of the cards that were distributed in the region.

The cards were distributed as follows:   Three (3) cards were released in Ipil, 27 in Dipolog City, 28 in Pagadian City, and 346 in Zamboanga City.

There are a total of 2,106 card beneficiaries in region 9.  Of this number. Ipil has 34, Dipolog 153, Pagadian 104, and Zamboanga City has 1,815.

The Pantawid Pasada Fuel Card worth P5,000 can be used every time drivers purchase fuel at LTFRB accredited gasoline stations.

Guro said that they are targeting to finish the distribution of cards by September.

Jeepney operators found violating program guidelines will be disqualified and will no longer receive the benefits next year.  (RGAAGo)