Department of Education has completed the preparations for the 2012
Palarong Pambansa and is all set to kick off the national sporting event
in Lingayen, Pangasinan tomorrow, May 6.
“We are confident to say that all necessary arrangements have been
secured to make this year’s Palaro truly remarkable and successful,”
DepEd Secretary Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC said. The Secretary also
promised a clean, green, and hi-tech Palaro this year.
DepEd tasked the National Screening and Accreditation Committee to
facilitate the screening and accreditation of athletes and coaches using
stricter implementation of the guidelines.
provincial government of Pangasinan promises to provide tight security
inside and outside the Palaro venues. A security officer will be
assigned in every billeting quarter to monitor and ensure the safety of
Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino
has also assigned a medical team from local hospitals to look after the
athletes during the sports competitions.
As part of
the preparations for the major sporting event, the provincial government
of Pangasinan has partnered with DepEd in launching the new website for
the 2012 Palaro. The new website boasts of its high functionality and
uniqueness and promises to deliver the ‘most digital’ coverage in the
history of Palaro,.
It features individual sports
channels for 17 sports categories for live streaming with real time
scoring and replays of the games. The Palaro 2012 TV will also be
launched to showcase extraordinary stories of athletes and their journey
at the Palaro, messages from guests, and other interesting stories.
The Palaro will use the breakthrough Social Media Command Center for
faster response to queries and suggestions. The command center will
serve as the central network of connection among participants and