CITY of BALANGA, Bataan – The new set of officers of the Bataan Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Development Council took their oath at the Office of the Provincial Governor, this City last April 11.
A member of the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP) which is the recognized national organization of ICT Councils in the Philippines, this organization serves as the venue for collaboration and sharing of best practices for its member organizations.
Among those who took their oath were: Robert Enriquez as Chairman, Ronette Santos as Secretary, Aida Solomon as Treasurer, and Rogelio Zulueta as Auditor.
Through the years, Bataan ICT Council has served as the unified voice for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector of the province. They work tirelessly to promote ICT all throughout the country. Aligned with their mother organization’s vision, the Bataan ICT Development Council is mandated to promote quality talents that will supply the foundation of every BPO industry in Bataan. In fact, GenPact, one of the leading BPOs worldwide is now here in Bataan.
Involved in almost anything related to information and communications technology, some of this organization’s projects include: assisting needs of other BPO companies in order to come in to the province, handling their “Startup Weekend” which supports the development of aspiring entrepreneurs by immersing them in the process of moving an idea to market, and their rural impact sourcing/Tech4Ed which is about conducting trainings wherein people undergo 10 modules and right after that, they have the chance to be employed for online jobs.
Also in accordance with the Provincial Government of Bataan’s vision and mission, their goal is to spread their projects and the organization itself all over the municipalities in Bataan, and come the time they do, they will have the chance to help in lowering the poverty incidence here in the province.