145 prov'l employees undergo computer training in Lanao del Norte
Tubod, Lanao del Norte (February 24) -- At least 145 employees from various departments who lack the basic computer skills underwent a two-day training early this week on basic computer programs, particularly in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point at the provincial capitol in Tubod, Lanao del Norte.
The provincial government is making available this computer skills program to the employees to further increase the efficiency of the provincial government in the delivery of basic services.
Gov. Khalid Q. Dimaporo said knowledge and skills in computer is a vital tool in keeping everyone abreast of the latest trends and advances in technology.
He said computer knowledge is also very crucial as the province is making wave in the industrial market, sports, agriculture, tourism and fishing business.
"One does not have to be a computer genius to learn the basics of computer since computer nowadays are already designed to be user-friendly," he noted.
The computer literacy program of the provincial government also seeks to provide the employees with the basic knowledge and skill on computer use through introducing them to common computer softwares.
Through this program, the participants were exposed to the hows of computer work and operation, added Gov. Dimaporo.
The program is in line with the Provincial Government's Vision 2020 which aims to develop Lanao del Norte into a globally competitive province.
Trainings such as the computer literacy program were conceptualized by the visionary governor of Lanao Del Norte who is in full support of the human development programs of the province. (muc/PIA-Caraga) [top]