A "DTI-Certified Establishment": How to qualify?
Zamboanga City (3 February) -- What is it to be a "Certified Establishment" by the Department of Trade and Industry? This will be answered and fully appreciated by those who are running business establishments themselves and by consumer welfare groups as well, if they will be joining an up coming seminar slated on February 17 and 19.
DTI Provincial Director Ma. Socorro M Atay announced in a press statement that their office will conduct of a seminar on the Department of Trade and Industry-Certified Establishment (DTI-CE) in the municipalities of Aurora and Molave, Zamboanga del Sur, respectively.
Atay said the seminar is aimed to raise public awareness of the DTI's program in giving recognition to business establishments that comply with all the DTI trade and industry laws such Price Tags, Labeling and Standards.
The lady DTI Director added that the DTI-CE Program is a recognition system of business establishments/retailers that provide services or sell products with great value, durability and safety. The program also encourages business establishments to establish Consumer Welfare Desks, which will create a more consumer friendly business atmosphere by building harmonious relationships with consumers in terms of complaint management and consumer satisfaction. It further recognizes the efforts of the business establishment in maintaining quality and environmental management system.
Business establishments that are qualified in the search are given the DTI-CE Seal: this can be in Gold, Silver or Bronze, according to the category it qualifies. The DTI Director concluded that all retail establishments, supermarkets, department stores, appliance center, hardware stores, and DTI accredited service repair shops are qualified for evaluation and be awarded with DTI-CE Seal. (DTI-ZDS/PIA-BASULTA) [top]