The Department of Science and Technology in Negros Occidental has turned over P8,158,788 to seven beneficiaries of the Small Enterprises Technology Upgrading Program last month, Glady Tomulto, science research specialist said yesterday.
The recipients were Crisvil Enterprise (P990,000), Hinigaranon Home Made Delicacies (P1,285,000), PURO Organics Corporation (P1,826,000), Pueblo Bakeshop (P740,000), Technopacer Engineering Services (P999,600), UPSCALE-Negros Inc., (P1,995,000), and Vito Prints and Pieces (P323,188), Tomulto said.
She said the beneficiaries use the money to purchase equipment and materials that will help them improve their production and increase their efficiency.
48 scholars hired at
Forty-eight scholars under the Training for Work Scholarship Program of the Negros Occidental Language and Information Technology Center are now working in call centers in Bacolod City, a press release from NOLITC said.
The scholars, coming from various towns and cities in the province have completed the mandatory 100-hour training program initiated by the provincial government in collaboration with the Technology Education and Skills Development Authority.
The recently employed graduates of NOLITC were hired by three major call centers operators in Bacolod like Transcom, Panasiatic and Teletech, all of which have been working in partnership with the Learning Center as one of their resource centers for agents.
390 skilled workers
A representative of EastWest International will be at the Bacolod Public Employment Service Office today for its employer’s interview for overseas jobs, Moses de la Cruz, PESO manager and executive assistant to Mayor Evelio Leonardia said yesterday.
De la Cruz said they will hold the interview at the Masskara Hall of the New Government Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ric Valenzuela, Jr. senior technical evaluator of EastWest, said they need 390 skilled workers for Saudi Arabia.