MGB beefs up program implementation for 2022
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan- To ensure effective implementation of the programs, plans, and projects for 2022, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau spearheaded Financial Year (FY) 2022 Programming Workshop cum Management Conference held on October 25-29, 2021 via virtual platform.
The programming workshop tackled the MGB National Expenditure Program for FY 2022, communication plan, and the performance indicators of the physical targets of the Finance and Administrative Division of the regional offices.
The Geological Risk Reduction and Resiliency Program and the Mineral Resources and Geosciences Development Program which consists of Geologic Mapping and Mineral Reservation Programs were also discussed during the programming workshop.
Under the Geological Risk Reduction and Resiliency Program, MGB will further conduct Land and Coastal Geohazard Assessment, Groundwater Resource Assessment, and Vulnerability Assessment. This is to further assess the vulnerability and risk exposure to possible geohazards of the communities.
The parallel sessions likewise tackled activities on small-scale mining and anti-illegal mining under the Mineral Resources Enforcement and Regulatory Program.
In line with monitoring and enforcement, the parallel sessions also discussed the mining tenements management and programs for mine safety, environment, and social development under the Mineral Resources Enforcement and Regulatory Program.
The sessions also tackled Gender and Development (GAD) programs of the Bureau for 2022 and MGB Information Systems Strategic Plan (ISSP).
“In this programming workshop we will be talking about achievements and accomplishments that each region has accomplished and if there are deficiencies and unaccomplished targets,” Bureau Director Atty. Wilfredo G. Moncano said during his opening message.
The Bureau Director also reminded the participants that the output of the workshop should be programs and activities that are specific and attainable.
“The targeted activities should be achievable and timebound,” Director Moncano said.
The programming workshop was participated in by Bureau Director Atty. Wilfredo G. Moncano, Assistant Director Engr. Roland A. De Jesus, Regional Directors, and other officials and employees in MGB Central and 15 Regional Offices.