The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Region 02 received a Bronze Award for garnering Enhanced Level II Maturity for the Program to Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME-HRM) of the Civil Service Commission (CSC).

The DTI-R02 is one of the agencies subjected to on-site assessment by the CSC Regional Office No. 2 (CSCRO 2) and was found to be compliant with the Level II Maturity Indicators of the four (4) core HRM systems pursuant to CSC Resolution 1701661: Recruitment, Selection, and Placement; Learning and Development; Performance Management; and Rewards and Recognition.

The conferment to the Enhanced Level II Maturity is a breakthrough achievement for DTI-R02 since it is the first and only agency in the region to have achieved this Maturity level, and among only 49 agencies nationwide, as of December 31, 2017.

In his congratulatory message, DTI Secretary Ramon M. Lopez said that “this breakthrough achievement of DTI-R02 manifests DTI’s excellence in delivering output to the highest quality standards and reflects our continuous effort to level-up our Human Resource strategy to ensure that we provide the “Serbisyong Higit Pa Sa Inaasahan for our countrymen.”

OIC-RD Ruben B. Diciano and OIC-ARD Ma. Salvacion A. Castillejos received the Bronze Award from CSC Chairperson Alicia de la Rosa-Bala and CSC Commissioner Leopoldo Roberto W. Valderosa, Jr. during the 2018 Public Sector HR Symposium on July 20, 2018 at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City.