The DTI Regional Office 02 joined other government agencies in observing the first quarterly national simultaneous earthquake drill (NSED) on February 21st. The regular conduct of drills is part of the Cagayan Valley Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council’s effort to promote public awareness on local preparedness and disaster response planning and implementation. Prior to the simulation exercise, the team from Regional Office of the Civil Defense conducted an earthquake preparedness orientation on February 20th at the DTI Regional Office’s Negosyo Center Conference Hall.
The Consumer Protection Team of DTI Cagayan consisting of Lourdito B. Antonio, Zenaida P. Baricaua, -both Senior Trade and Industry Development Specialists – and Mar Anthony V. Alan, Trade and Industry Development Specialist, conducted a 3 –in-1 activity at the Calamaniuagan Public Market, Cagayan on February 13.
The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office 02 (DA-RFO 02) tapped DTI Region 02’s Consumer Protection Division staff to share their knowledge and experiences on the implementation of the Price Act of 1992, otherwise known as R.A. 7581, during the orientation forum conducted for the members of DA-RFO 02’s Regional Bantay Presyo Monitoring Team on February 20 at the Department of Agriculture in San Gabriel, Tuguegarao City. Special focus of the talk given by DTI speakers was on the monitoring of retailers’ adherence to the Suggested Retail Price or SRP and on enforcement and adjudication of cases.