Bukidnon Consumer Welfare Month schedule of activities

In order to promote consumer welfare and broaden the scope of consumer education, DTI Bukidnon has lined-up several activities to mark this year’s celebration of the Consumer Welfare Month.

A radio program on the basic rights and responsibilities of the consumers will kick off the month long celebration.

This will be followed by the following:

October 10, 2011 Consumer Education & Information SAIT, Valencia City
October 11, 2011 Consumer Education & Information MVC Academy, Valencia City
October 14, 2011 Provincial Quiz Bee PPDO Conference Room, Capitol, Malaybalay City

October 18, 2011 Briefing on Product Standards Law People’s Hall, Malaybalay City
October 19, 2011 Briefing on Product Standards Law Valencia City
October 20, 2011 Monitoring and Enforcement with accredited consumer organization Valencia City
October 21, 2011 Monitoring and Enforcement with accredited consumer organization Malaybalay City
October 25, 2011 Briefing on Business Licensing & Price Act (in coordination with PICPA) D’ Garden Party Venue, Malaybalay City
October 27, 2011 Entrepreneurship Training Farmers Training Center, City Agriculture’s Office, Malaybalay City
Regional Quiz Bee Cagayan de Oro City
October 28, 2011 Entrepreneurship Training BHW Building, Valencia City
Regional Bagwis Awarding Cagayan de Oro City

The Consumer Welfare Month is observed each October by virtue of Presidential Proclamation 1098 issued in 1997. It is initiated by the NCAC created by Republic Act 7394 or the Consumer Act of the Philippines to improve the management, coordination and effectiveness of consumer programs of various government agencies.

This year’s theme is “Sapat, Ligtas at Abot-kayang Pagkain para sa Lahat”. This is to highlight the food sufficiency program of the government and to provide quality and safe food to consumers. (DTI Bukidnon/Fam Villanueva)

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