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History of Phichit Province

”Phichit” means “beauty” when referring to Phichit city means beauty, fascinating city. It is also a historic city, the birthplace of Phra Chao Sua or “Phra Srisanphet VIII” King of Ayutthaya and the city that gave birth to Phra Horathibbody, a philosopher who is the goddess of wisdom.

Phichit Province has been one of the oldest provinces in Thailand since the Sukhothai period. It is believed that Chao Kanchana Kuman (Phraya Kottrabong) son of Phraya Kotamadhevaraj was a city builder on the bank of Nan river in B.E. 1601. The original name is Sa Luang city, Oka Buri city, Chai Bo Won city and Pak Yom city. The province of Phichit is located in the southern lowlands of the northern part of Suvarnabhumi. The area is covered by Yom and Nan River. The special features of the land of Phichit Province is full of canals, swamps, ponds. The soil of Phichit is fertile which is suitable for agriculture due to the sediment from the floods deposited every year.

In the reign of Phra Borom Tri Lokkanart, King Sri Ayutthaya, when the district was changed into a quasi-government and the city was divided into four major suburbs, Ake, Tho, Tri and Chatawa, Phichit city as a Tri city which was very important in military and administrative. Later in the reign of King Rattanakosin, he has written the poem “Krai Thong” using Phichit City as the source of the story. As Phichit Province was full of canals, swamps and ponds therefore, there were many crocodiles in the city. In the year B.E. 2435, Phraya Dumrong Rachanuphab has adopted a system of governance. County Phitsanulok had been established as the first county consisted of 5 cities: Phitsanulok, Pichai, Nakhon Sawankhalok, Sukhothai and Phichit.

Historical Town Hall
Flags & Provincial Seals of Phichit
Phichit’s Flag
Flag of Phichit Province is rectangle divided into 5 bands, 3 dark green bands alternate with 2 white bands.
Provincial Seals of Phichit
consists of pond and pho tree. A pond (Sa) refers to Sa Luang, which is the original name of the province. The city is an ancient Khmer city and is the capital city of Sukhothai and Phraya Khotong is the city builder. Pho tree means Wat Pho Pratub Chang. When King Narai the Great returned from the war in Chiang Mai. He brought back the princess of Chiang Mai and bestow upon king Peth Racha. When the army stopped at this place, she gave birth to the son under a fig tree. The baby boy was called “madua". Later, he became the Kingof Ayutthaya named "Somdej Phra Sri Sanpeth VIII" or Phra Chao Sua. Or Khun Luang Sorasak. During his reign of Ayutthaya period, he came to Phichit for the elephant round-up and visited the motherland at the village of Pho Pratub Chang then kindly built a monastery in Pho Thap Chang.
Symbol
TreeBodhi Tree
FlowerLotus
FruitPomelo
AnimalCrocodile
Phichit Slogan
Birth Place of Phra Chao Sua Traditional Long-Boat Racing Luang Pho Nguen’s Amulet Enjoy Bung See Fai The Heart of the People, Luang Pho Phet Delicious Tha Khoi Pomelo Famous Steamed Rice City of the Chalawan Legend
Vission
“The city with great agriculture, great environment and the city with great society and quality of life towards international standard.” Alternatively, it is called the city of three greatness towards international standard, in short. The definition of Phichit’s vision for 2018-2021 are set as following; The city with great agriculture refers to the high-quality rice grown in Phichit that reaches international standard. It plays an important role in continuously boosting business in the city. Agricultural products of Phichit are safe and reached the Safety Standards for Agriculture, Organic Agriculture and Kaset Khem Khaeng Brand. Importantly, the product adds a good amount to the city revenue as well as the locals and community’s. The city with great environment indicates the richness of natural resources. Quality of soil and water are just right for agriculture. Moreover, the great environment along with pure air make Phichit a perfect city to visit. The city with great society and quality of life is a city that processes the 6 characteristics of a model society as following; Society that full with wisdom, Society of kindness, Society of opportunity for all, Society of justice and equality, Society of morality and Society of sharing. The people have pleasant quality of life by confirming to the sufficiency economy theory and finally be independent. Toward international standard suggests the development of the province to be more internationalized. Connecting the province development to nation and international as to create connections and relationships among neighboring countries and ASIAN member countries. Making alliances with ASIAN member countries
Mission
  • To strengthen economic balance in the province and its stable growth building up from community. Being able to rely on inside sectors as well as connecting to other provinces, nation and ASIAN.
  • Developing management and production system of agricultural products in order to ensure high quality and maintain the export standard. Furthermore, to ensure food stability and strengthen agricultural sector so that they will have potential to compete in the market and be independent.
  • Managing water, soil as well as preserving natural resources to maintain the balance with their usage in the purpose of city development. By preserving ecosystem and developing natural resources to keep it abundant in a long term will guarantee the success of Phichit’s attempt on making its city the city of great agriculture.
  • Reinforcing the city’s quality and also pursuing to be a so society of learning. Moreover, also developing the community to promote peacefulness and quality of life conforming sufficiency economy theory.
  • Stimulating the potential of government, private as well as people sectors to support the tactical movement of both provincial and national developments.
Executives
Mr.Veerasak Vichisaengsee Phichit Governor
Mrs.Nittha Sawangtong Phichit Vice-Governor
Mr.Piya Wongluecha Phichit Vice-Governor
Mr.Payon Atsawapitchayon Deputy Governor
Mr.Thongtot Intumarn Director of Phichit Governor’s Office
Director of Government Sector
Ministry of Interior
Mr.Veerasak Vichisaengsee Phichit Governor
Mr.Thongtot Intumarn Director of Phichit Governor’s Office
Mr.Poomsit Wangkeeree Muang Phichit Sheriff
Mr.Somsak Pohsritong Tapanhin Sheriff
Mr.Thitithep Boonyarattapan Bang Moon Nak Sheriff
Mr.Wisit Benjapitakkul Poh Talay Sheriff
Mr.Nisit Sawasdithep Pho Prathap Chang Sheriff
Mr.Ronnarong Sitthiketkorn Sam Ngarm Sheriff
Mr.Soponpong Hetanurak Tub Kloh Sheriff
Mr.Virat Sinsai Wang Sai Poon Sheriff
Mr.Chaiya Somtawin Vachira Baramee Sheriff
Miss Piyachat Paichon Sak Lek Sheriff
Mr.Hatthapol Mekarpa Dong Chereon Sheriff
Mr.Vichien Lakkonsuwan Bung Na Rang Sheriff
Ministry of Defense
Colonel Thanupong Thanachaibupparom Registrar
Ministry of Tourism and Sports
Miss Suratchata Mametta Director of Sports Authority of Thailand Office, Phichit
Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
Miss Rattana Viparsrinimit Director of Phichit’s Land Development Department
Mr.Thammanoon Jamsri Director of Phichit Agriculture and Cooperatives Department
Ministry of Transport
Mr.Punya Chusakul Director of Phichit Highway Department
Ministry of Culture
Mrs. Preecha Promchu Director of Phichit Culture Department (acting)
Ministry of Health
Mr.Viriya Eawprasert Director of Phichit Hospital
Mr.Vivat Kampen Provincial Health Officer
Royal Thai Police
Pol.Maj.General Charuay Polprasert Commander of Phichit Provincial Police
Prime Minister’s Office
Major General Virat Nissayan Vice Director of Phichit Internal Security Operations Command
Ministry of Finance
Mrs. Jintana Raksujaritwong Director of Phichit Finance Department
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
Mr. Pirat Naksub Director of Phichit Natural Resources and Environment Office
Ministry of Commerce
Mrs. Kanchana Chommee Mrs. Kanchana Chommee
Mr. Buncha Pooamorn Director of Phichit Weight and Measure Region Department 1-8
Ministry of Labour
Mr. Monchai Dechpol Director of Phichit Labour Department
Ministry of Justice
Mr.Nopporn Baiseang Director of Phichit Probation
Mrs.Wanna Chaikoson Director of Phichit Department of Legal Execution
Mr.Konkrit Saengjan Director of The Venue of Youth Observation and Protection Phichit
Ministry of Education
Mr.Sa-ngaunsak Settheethanyahan Phichit Provincial Education Officer
Ministry of Industry
Mr.Dusit Chantrakan Provincial Industry Officer
Judicial Unit
Mr.Theerachai Kresaesong Chief Judge of Phichit Provincial Court
Mr.Paradon Arsasuppakit Chief Judge of Phichit Juvenile and Family Court
Mr.Theerachai Praichawan Provincial Chief Public Prosecutor
Mr.Arnon Jittakoon Phichit Provincial Chief Public Prosecutor for Juvenile and Family Cases
Officers and Sectors
Director of Phichit Provincial office
Mr.Tongtod Inthuman Director of Phichit Provincial office
Damrongdhama Center Section
Mr.Pattana Lomwongsophon Senior Professional Plan and Policy Analyst Positionaing as Director
Damrongdhama Center Section
Mr.Danai Sa-ardkot Professional Legal Officer
Miss Supattra Feungthamkhajohn Plan and Policy Analyst
Mrs.Ratree Sawatdee OCPB officer
Miss Daungsamorn Reungrung OCPB officer
Mr.Seubsakun Sutaenun Legal Officer
Miss Chattrawadee Tingrauy Legal Officer
Strategy and Information for Provincial Development Division
Mr.Thanasit Srikampa Senior Professional Plan and Policy Analyst Positioning as Director of Strategy and Information for Provincial Development Division
Mrs.Daungrak Nawasombat Professional Plan and Policy Analyst
Mr.Pathomtham Ngerndee Practitioner Plan and Policy Analyst
Miss Patsanun Jantan Practitioner Plan and Policy Analyst
Mr.Eakrot Sanyapong Professional Computer Technical Officer
Miss Maneerat Mudsomboon Human Resource Analyst
Mr.Pornpot Choochara Information Technology Officer
Miss Jenjira Chimsuk Plan and Policy officer
Miss Manunya Ardsarikorn ASIAN Center officer
Supporting Unit
Mr.Sompong Kongsawat Senior Professional General Management Officer Positioning as Director of Supporting Unit
Mr.Jirapon Yodchan Practitioner Legal Officer
Miss Wilaiwan Tongboonma Practitioner Finance and Accounting Analyst
Mr.Pongsak Choomchujan Professional Electrical Technician
Mr.Chalermpon Tongkot Professional Electrical Technician
Miss Hathaya Jaemjang Typist Sor.3
Mr.Rerngchai Poonwihok Filing Service Clerk Bor.2
Mrs.Wanee Pirompuu Typist Sor.3
Mr.Santad Rerk-Udom Driver Sor.2
Mr.Tanoo Wanlipakorn Driver Sor.2
Mr.Methi Weerasit Service officer Bor.2
Mr.Suradit Rung-In Driver Sor.2
Mr.Chaiwat Chansugree Driver Sor.2
Miss Juthathip Bamrerjit General Service Officer
Miss Pichyapak Kamkha Plan and Policy officer
Miss Thanapan Reungroong Plan and Policy officer
Miss Kanokwan Jitkasaem ASIAN Center officer
Mr.Nareuchit Wasurattanaporn General Management Officer
Miss Wipa Wongsa Supply Officer
Mr.Kittipan Wasasiri Supply Officer
Human Resources
Mr.Piya Wongtongleur Senior Professional Human Resource Officer Positioning as Director of Human Resources
Miss Chaweewan Tongbaibon Human Resources Analyst
Miss Kittiya Wichitpon Human Resource Officer
Internal Affair Unit
Miss Wanna Arun-Arsirakoon Senior Professional Internal Auditor Positioning as Director of Internal Affair Unit
Miss Makornthai Chinsawat Experienced Internal Auditor
Miss Salinthip Tongdee Practitioner Internal Auditor
List of Previous City Governors
Phraya Taepabhordee (Poom) - to 1877
Laung Toranen (Jham) 1877 to -
Jao Phraya Sriwichai - to -
Phraya Uttrakitphicharn - to -
Phraya Ratcharitthanon - to -
Phraya Taepabhordee (Oum) - to -
Phraya Nikornkittisarn - to -
Phraya Srisuriyawarapai (John) 1902 to 1907
Phraya Phichaironnarongsongkram (Dit) 1907 to 1911
Phraya Srisitthirak (Thip Rojpradit) 1911 to 1919
Phraya Surathepphakdee (Prom Na Nakorn) 1919 to 1923
Phraya Witoonturakarn (Perm Nil-ubon) 1923 to 1927
HSH Nisakorn 1927 to 1928
Phraya Charttrakarn 1928 to 1931
Phra Anubarn Sakonket 1931 to 1933
Phra Anubarn Sarakam 1933 to 1936
Laung Narattharaksa 1936 to 1939
Khun Borrirakbotwarun (Soom Tienpong) 1939 to 1942
Mr.Jaroon Kotchapoom 1942 to 1944
Phra Borriboonwutthirat (Choop Sornlum) 1944 to 1946
Phra Yartraksa (Prakorb Boonnak) 1946 to 1947
Mr.Prong Pahoochon 1947 to 1952
Mr.Jareon Pamornboot 1952 to 1954
Mr.Yien Phosuwan 1954 to 1958
Mr.Kamron Sangkhakorn 1958 to 1962
Mr.Tieng Chalermchaung 1962 to 1964
Mr.Poonsawat Kanlung-ngam 1964 to 1965
Mr.Sawaeng Srimaserm 1965 to 1968
Mr.Arun Nartthadaecha 1968 to 1972
Mr.Somboon Jareonjit 1972 to 1972
Mr.Sitthidet Narattharaksa 1972 to 1974
Mr.Sawai Sirimingkon 1974 to 1976
Mr.Prasit Komonman 1976 to 1977
Mr.Choowong Chayaboot 1977 to 1980
Mr.Watchara Singkawiboon 1980 to 1981
Mr.Sripong Sarawasri 1981 to 1985
Mr.Thawatchai Somsamarn 1985 to 1989
Mr.Thawat Makarapong 1989 to 1990
Mr.Supong Sornlum 1990 to 1992
Mr.Direk Uthaipon 1992 to 1996
Mr.Santhi Kriengkraisuk 1 Oct 1996 to 8 Oct 1997
Mr.Soontorn Riwlaung 9 Oct 1997 to 30 Sep 1998
Mr.Komet Dangtongdee 1 Oct 1998 to 30 Sep 1999
Mr.Prasart Pongsiwapai 1 Oct 1999 to 30 Sep 2002
Mr.Suwat Pinyoset 1 Oct 2002 to 30 Sep 2003
Mr.Pornthep Pimonsatien 1 Oct 2003 to 30 Sep 2005
Mr.Pinit Pitchayakan 1 Oct 2005 to 12 Nov 2006
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