MGB celebrates women’s month

Women1The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II organized activities in celebration of the National Women’s Month this March.
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Highlighted in the celebration of women’s month was the cook festival that was open to all female employees of the Bureau.

The participants were divided into four teams with eight members each.
 The contested dish was fish sinigang while another dish meal of the team’s choice was also presented to the judges as side dish.

The dishes were judged by: taste- 70 percent; visual appeal- 15 percent; and observance of kitchen sanitation- 15 percent.

 Bearing this year’s theme: “ We Make Change, Work for Women,” Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Person, Ms. Felicitas V. Piligan said in her message to the employees that,” the cook fest is a good venue for us to empower our women considering their important roles in the kitchen; that women of today can both work and perform household chores.”

She also emphasized the importance of recognizing the contribution of women in the society through the conduct of activities that highlight the important roles of women in the society.

MGB also spearheaded a Zumba dance dubbed as hataw exercise held last March 20, 2017.

The conduct of National Women’s Month is embodied in Proclamation 222, series of 1998 that provides for the observance of the month of March as women’s role in history month.
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MGB presents before sanggunian members of Nueva Vizcaya

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II (MGB RO II) presented before the sanggunian members of Nueva Vizcaya during the conduct of joint committee meeting held last March 21, 2017 at Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Peoples Hall, Provincial Capitol, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya.

The joint committee meeting tackled the resolution of Sangguniang Bayan of Kasibu requesting the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Nueva Vizcaya to cause appropriate action for OceanaGold Philippines Inc. (OGPI) to immediately implement its rehabilitation program on its open pit mining at Didipio, Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya.

MGB Regional Director Mario A. Ancheta and Engr. Geoffrey V. Prado attended the said joint committee. 

DENR R02 conducts management confab

By: Lynds Basilio

 

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR R02) conducted a two-day expanded regional management conference cum family day held on January 31- February 1, 2017 at GCT Farm Resort, Enrile, Cagayan.

The management conference was attended by the regional directors of the DENR line bureaus and attached agencies.  

In the said conference, regular targets and accomplishments of the line bureaus and its attached agencies were tackled.

OIC, Office of the Regional Director Atty. Gil A. Aromin and outgoing Regional Director Benjamin Tumaliuan were likewise present during the management conference.

Mines and Geosciences Bureau R0II Regional Director Engr. Mario A. Ancheta likewise attended the event.

MGB R02 holds fire lecture 

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In connection to the observant of Fire Prevention Month during the month of March, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region II conducted a learning event on fire protection last March 27, 2017 at MGB Conference Hall.  The event was participated by the employees of the Bureau.

S/Ins. Basilio A. Pagulayan Jr., Tuguegarao City Fire Marshall served as the resource speaker who discussed on fire safety awareness particularly the three E’s of Fire Protection, triangle of fire, and the classes of fire.

Pagulayan likewise lectured on electrical fire safety by stressing the danger of octopus’ connection, long term use of extension cords, and unplugged electrical wires.

He further presented to the MGB employees how to use the fire extinguisher in case of fire by reminding the employees the phrase PASS which means: pull the pin, aim at the base of the fire, squeeze the handle, and sweep from side to side.

“When your clothes catch fire, you need to stop, drop and roll,” the City Fire Marshall said to the employees.

“ We need to aware of all these things to know what to do in cases of fire emergencies, as the saying goes, ligtas ang may alam,” Pagulayan said.

nozzleAfter the lecture on fire safety, the City Marshall led the earthquake drill. The MGB personnel were instructed to drop to the ground and take cover under a sturdy table and hold until the earthquake stops. 

The scenario given was 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolted the Regional Government Center, with the aftermath of fire at the MGB grounds. 

After the earthquake drill, the City Fire Marshall headed the fire drill where employees of the bureau practiced the use of fire extinguisher. 

The drills spearheaded by the Mine, Safety, Environment and Social Development Division (MSESDD) particularly the Safety Section of the Bureau aim to instil awareness to the MGB employees and to ensure their safety in cases of fire and earthquake emergencies. #LRSB

Women’s month activities slated

MGB organizes ‘hataw’, cook fest

Hataw1In celebration of the Women’s Month this March, the Mines and Geoscience Bureau Regional Office No. II (MGB R0II) has lined up activities for the National Women’s Month.

Lined up activities include: Zumba dance dubbed as hataw exercise; cook festival to be participated by the female employees of the bureau; floral arrangement, and fun games.

With the theme: “We Make Change, Work for Women,” Felicitas V. Piligan, Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Person emphasized the importance of recognizing the contribution of women in the society through the conduct of activities that highlight the important roles of women in the society.

MGB Regional Director Mario A. Ancheta discussed during the Monday convocation held on March 13, 2017 the rationale of conducting activities for the women’s month celebration.

He said that the event is a venue to restore camaraderie among employees of the bureau despite their gender differences.

“The cook festival to be participated by female employees of MGB will highlight the vital roles of women in the kitchen, it gives us greater awareness that working women are also great cooks,” RD Ancheta added.

The GAD focal person likewise made emphasis that the hataw exercise is a good activity both for men and women that will encourage healthy lifestyle for the employees.

The conduct of National Women’s Month is embodied in Proclamation 222, series of 1998 that provides for the observance of the month of March as women’s role in history month. #LRSB