By Lito Dar / PIA

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Metal Industry Research Development Center (MIRDC) spearheaded  yesterday  the launching of a technical training project which aims to boost the competitiveness of the metals and engineering industry in  the  Cordillera region.  The  technical training is part of the capacity building project for the “Clustering of Regional Enterprise for Agro-industrial Machinery and Parts Manufacturing” (CREAMM) for Capacity Building program  initiated by the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR).

Mercedita Abutal, Chief Planning and Management Division of MIRDC, in presenting the project, stressed that the program is in line with  President Benigno Aquino III's countryside development directive to use  science and technology(S & T) for capacity building to boost the employability of the country’s workforce.
 
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