MGB-X Regional Director Efren B. Carido (photo, left) addresses the MGB-X participants, stressing the importance of Geographic Information System (GIS) in the work of the bureau.

This Regional Office conducted a 2-day capacitation seminar-workshop on March 12-13, 2020.  The 2-day seminar-workshop covered the fundamentals of Geographic Information System (GIS) and the corresponding available GIS softwares and applications.  The activity was participated by selected personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office X, including the embedded MGB-X personnel.

Resource persons included Ms. Daphne Niccole G. Galero, Supervising Geologist; Engr. Gaudencio L. Paulma, Jr., Engineer IV; Mr. Joven Clar Z. Granada, IT Specialist; and Mr. Ramon S. Hong, Jr., Application Data Specialist—all of MGB-X.

A continual practice on these GIS softwares will help the technical personnel in GIS data processing and presentation of their reports.