NRO Caraga RD Priscilla R. Sonido and ARD Gemima A. Olam during the conferment of Safety Seal Certification by DILG and BFP Caraga.

NEDA Regional Office Caraga is now a Safety Seal – certified government establishment following the inspection conducted by representatives from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Philippine National Police (PNP), and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) on 22 July 2021.

The Safety Seal Certificate is granted to offices or establishments that has complied with all the Safety Seal Certification Checklist items stipulated in the Joint Memorandum Circular No. 21-01 of DILG, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Department of Health (DOH), Department of Tourism (DOT), and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

Said certification program aims to increase the compliance of establishments to the strict implementation of public health standards and increase confidence as the country reopens the economy.

Article by: Kris Jane de Rama, NEDA XIII