spirits as competition progress in the weeklong sports event backed by the Department of Education and in partnership with the Philippine Sports Commission.
For this year’s Palarong Pambansa, DepEd-CAR was able to get a budget of P6.2 million, compared to the P12 million budget the region received last year.
The reduction in the region’s Palaro budget this year is understandable because of the shorter distance from the city to the Palaro venue, thus, the region was able to source out some additional P2 million from its regular budget to augment the funds that were taken from the central office for the staging of the premier sports competition.
As of 2:27 p.m. of April 17, Southern Luzon Region is currently in first place with 5-1-4, with the National Capital Region at second place after bagging 4-4-1.
Cordillera, Cagayan Valley, Southern Tagalog, and Western Visayas have three gold medals each.