On February 13, PPAO executives convened at a meeting to determine the organization’s funding programs for the fiscal year 2015. The meeting, first for the fiscal year 2015, was chaired by President Paiboon Upattising and attended by Vice President Chaowalit Na Nakon, President Advisor Boonserm Suwannarathphoom, Chief Administrator Watcharin Pathomwattapong, Council Chairman Theera Jiasakul, Council members, division chiefs and other involved officials.
The meeting deliberated on financial supports for 37 public projects proposed by 26 agencies, in the total of 104,981,250 baht. Project details are as follows: 1. Phuket Regional Primary Education Office: raising learning and teaching standard (extra teachers); Muslim religious education program; repair and renovation of school and subsidiary buildings; village scout development program. 2. Phuket Polytechnic College: young artists program; vocational training to prepare for AEC; labor skills training. 3. Phuket Technical College: vocational and skills training for general public. 4. Songkla Nakarin University Phuket: campaign to raise environmental awareness. 5. Phuket Public Health Office: To Be Number One, One Tambon One Aerobic; health care for the chronically ill and the disable. 6. Phuket Livestock Office: mobile veterinary service. 7. Phuket Prison: vocational training for inmates. 8. Phuket Buddhist Center: Buddhist retreat for young people; mobile training for Buddhist examination at Wat Anuphas Krisadaram (Wat Ketho); training for Buddhist monks. 9. Phuket Cultural Center: mass ordination and Buddhism training for young people (honoring Princess Maha Chakri). 10. – 15. Phuket City Municipality, Rawai Municipality, Thep Kasattri Municipality, Koh Kaew Subdistrict Administrative Office, Kamala Subdistrict Administrative Office, Sri Suntorn Municipality: supplementary funding for community funds 16. Phuket Child Watch: Uncle Pitak House. 17. Phuket Sunshine Village: increasing life quality for orphans. 18. Thai Autism Foundation Phuket: life skill training. 19. Phuket Sports Association: raising sports excellence. 20. Phuket Community Network: federation of Phuket communities. 21. Drink Not Drive Foundation Phuket: campaign to reduce drunk driving. 22. Phuket Tourism Business Association: promotion of sales and marketing. 23. Thailand Central Islam Commission: Phuket Andaman Halal project. 24. Phuket shrines: support for Phuket Vegetarian Festival. 25. Phuket Islamic Ethical Center: Qur’an reciting project. 26. Phuket Islamic Commission: language and religious training for young Muslim people.