Further, the PSTC- Benguet will undergo rehabilitation with a total of PhP1.5 million pesos. The restoration of the old structure beside the Strawberry Farm entrance in Km.6, La Trinidad, Benguet is expected to be completed in November 2020. While the PSTC will remain closed during the rehabilitation period, the newly renovated Satellite Office in Baguio City has been opened since August 28, 2020. Said renovation was again through the DPWH-CAR with a total of PhP1.5M funding.
Meanwhile, PSTCs in Kalinga, Ifugao, Apayao, and Mountain Province are also currently being renovated with a fund of PhP1.5 million, PhP999,744.6, PhP1.2 million, and PhP1.2 million pesos, respectively. Further, the rehabilitation in PSTC Abra has yet to start having a total fund of PhP1.2 million pesos. The rehabilitation of the five (5) PSTCs is expected to be completed this year. //FLAA, DOST-CAR