The Mines and Geosciences Bureau IV CALABARZON provided a seminar and workshop for Concrete Stone Corporation, operator of Blue Rock Aggregates Corporation, on the Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) guidelines, pursuant to DAO 2010-21, to help enhance the skills and knowledge of the company’s Community Relations Officers (CRO) on the effective implementation and monitoring of the SDMP.

The said seminar and workshop was held on July 5-6, 2021, at MGB IV-CALABARZON Conference Room and the following topics were discussed:

  1. Salient Points on Chapter XIV of Section 134 of DAO 2010-21;
  2. 5-year SDMP Annotated Outline & Guidelines;
  3. Annual SDMP Outline; and
  4. SDMP Checklist and Scorecard (ISAG and MPP)

Part of the learning activity was the actual workshop wherein participants were grouped and assigned to review their submitted Annual SDMP. Results of their respective evaluations were then presented on the second day to the personnel from Social Development and Management Section, who further guided the CROs in the preparation of SDMP/ASDMP document and engaged the participants in a dynamic discussion during the open forum that ensued.

OIC, Regional Director Dondi M. Sarmiento giving his Opening Message

Engr. Rhoda M. Noble, OIC, MSESDD, facilitating the workshop

Mr. Sonny Villar, SDS Chief, and Engr. Anissa Madi discussing SDMP guidelines

By :  Engr. Philippe Michael T. Granada          |            14 July 2021