- Support for the President's 1989 Summer Youth Program
- Memorandum Circular No. 97
March 20, 1989
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 97
ENJOINING ALL THE DEPARTMENTS, BUREAUS, OFFICES, AND AGENCIES INCLUDING LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS AND GOVERNMENT-OWNED AND CONTROLLED CORPORATIONS TO SUPPORT THE PRESIDENT'S 1989 SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM, AND AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF STIPEND OR ANY FORM OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO THE YOUTH PARTICIPANTS IN THE GOVERNMENT INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
By virtue of Proclamation No. 387, dated March 17, 1989, the President proclaimed the launching of the President's 1989 Summer Youth Program (PSYP) to focus youth involvement in productive endeavors. One of the major components of the PSYP is the government internship program.
To ensure the government-wide implementation of the PSYP, all the departments, bureaus, offices and agencies including local government units and government-owned and controlled corporations are hereby enjoined to support the President's 1989 Summer Youth Program. For this purpose, the offices, agencies, units and corporations which shall implement the government internship program are hereby authorized to pay the youth participants a stipend or any form of financial assistance of not less than 75% of the rate received by casual employees as may be allowed by law and subject to existing accounting and auditing rules and regulations, and to secure the necessary funds therefor from their respective maintenance and operating expenses or savings from personal services. aSIATD
This Memorandum Circular shall take effect immediately.
Manila, March 20, 1989.