A new gymnasium at the PPAO Ban Talard Neu School was unveiled on September 26th 2014 at a ceremony presided over by PPAO Chief Executive – Paiboon Upattising. Also present at the ceremony was a team of PPAO officials including Deputy Chief Executive – Chaowalit Na Nakorn, Advisor to Chief Executive – Boonserm Suwannarathphoom, Council Chairman – Pradit Saengchan, Council members and division heads. Representatives from the school included principle Pachanee Kanwilaikul, administrators, teachers, parents, students, and guests.
PPAO Ban Talard Neu School received a grant of 9,937,000 baht from PPAO under its 2012 fiscal year budget for the construction of the gymnasium. Later, under the 2013 fiscal year budget, PPAO granted another 4,800,000 baht to decorate and equip the sport hall. The total of fund received was 14,778,000 baht. The gymnasium is intended for teaching physical education and will be an exercise space for both students and school. With the help of this facility, the school hopes that students will use their free time creatively to train and raising sports excellence. The gymnasium is equipped with three types of courts suitable for futsal, volleyball and basketball.
In his speech, Mr Paiboon thanked the PPAO Council for having granted the budget and supporting educational programs which is appreciated by the school administrators, teachers, parents and students alike. He also thanked the school administrators for working hard to bring success to both the school and students.