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Feb 062017

MGB-X Contractual and Job Order employees as they listened to Mr. Arnold Velasco during the orientation-seminar on the salient features of SSS

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. X in cooperation with the Social Security System (SSS) conducted an orientation seminar the salient features of the System on 3 February 2017 at the MGB-X Conference Room.

The said orientation-seminar was mainly for the Contractual and Job Order employees of the Regional Office which by nature of their employment are not covered by the GSIS Law. With the sole purpose to provide them with social security protection, MGB-X Management endeavored to have them covered by SSS. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) shall be entered into by both offices to proceed with the other phases of membership.

In an effort to ensure moral recovery and instil integrity among its leaders, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources initiated the conduct of a learning course on Administrative Reforms and Anti-Corruption on March 28 to April 1, 2016 in Carranglan, Nueva Ecija. The five-day crash course on administrative reforms was attended by the following MGB-X leaders, namely:  Rodante B. Felina, Chief of the Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division; Osin A. Sinsuat, Chief of the Geology Division; Jerome N. Ventic, Chief of the Finance and Administrative Division; and Manuel L. Candia, Officer-in-Charge of the Mine Management Division. Highlight of the discussions is the transformation of the mindset and attitudes of Division Chiefs as leaders and managers in the office in pursuit of service excellence.