DTI Bulacan awards BuB grant to Meycauayan City

  • April 17, 2017
  • Vinson F. Concepcion

MALOLOS CITY, April 17 (PIA) -- Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Bulacan Provincial Office recently awarded a check amounting to Php2.910 million to the City Government of Meycauayan for the implementation of its Bottom-Up Budgeting project.


Mayor Henry Villarica said the grant shall be use for three projects namely Green growth, Industry Clustering Program and establishment of a One Town, One Product Store.


“Under the Green Growth, we will educate adaption of environment-friendly practices such as waste reduction, resource efficiency, climate risk mitigation and other firm level intervention for micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs),” Villarica said.


Industry Clustering Development Program, on the other hand, centers on value chain development approach as key strategy to develop MSMEs.


This includes capability building, product development, and investment facilitation.


“And lastly, the OTOP Store seeks to showcase the prime products of the city in high traffic areas,” Villarica furthered.


During the occasion, DTI Provincial Director Zorina Aldana disclosed plans to establish a Negosyo Center within the city hall grounds to compliment the OTOP store and make DTI services closer to the fast growing Meycauyan business community. (CLJD/VFC-PIA 3)


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