Iloilo adopts common email domain for all component municipalities
by ES Subong
Iloilo (7 November) -- Very soon, any municipal employee in any municipality throughout the province may be emailed using the common email domain "@iloilo.gov.ph".
According to the Iloilo Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO), a three-day training on Basic Website Development was recently conducted with resource persons from the National Computer Center (NCC) and the Google Consulting team, who lectured on the technicalities and requirements of a project intended to make Iloilo municipalities globally accessible to tourists and investors.
The project which is in partnership with the Association of Municipal Planning and development Coordinators, Inc. of Iloilo, making the province of Iloilo the first to avail of the chance to develop an email domain using Google Apps which provides common access to employees in different municipalities.
The "@iloilo.gov.ph" email domain is to serve as model for other LGUs to have one common and official email domain, where access to different municipalities can be made possible.
Mr. Felipe Vista IV, NCC Information Technology Coordinator for Region VI, said websites serve as the windows of the municipalities to investors and tourists from all over the world.
"The better the website, the better chance of promoting your localities," Vista told the participants coming from the provinces of Iloilo, Capiz, Antique and Negros Occidental. (PIA 6) [top]