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RDC spearheads ICT dev't program for cities and LGUs in Region 1
By Freddie G. Lazaro
Vigan City (April 29) -- Aware of the regionís potential as an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) hub in Northern Luzon, the Ilocos Ė Pangasinan Regional Development Council (RDC) initiated moves to facilitate ICT programs by tapping the existing human resources, infrastructure and transportation systems and telecommunication facilities that were ideal for related investments and business opportunities.
Led by the Deparment of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Region 1 and the Lorma Colleges, which represent the government and private sector respectively, the RDC thru its ICT committee intends to spur the regionís ICT capabilities by enjoining major cities and towns in the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan. (+)