June 25, 2024

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DOST-CALABARZON launches second Mini Science Centrum

THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – CALABARZON will be conducting the Deployment and Launching of the Mini Science Centrum at the Cesar C. Tan Memorial National High School in Quezon, Quezon on April 5, 2024. This is the second Mini Science Centrum in the CALABARZON region following the first one established in Polillo, Quezon last September 12, 2023.

The said launching is part of DOST-CALABARZON’s Enhanced Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology (ECEST) for the Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDAs) which aims to empower economically challenged communities by providing science and technology interventions that
address their specific needs in areas such as health, education, disaster risk reduction, climate change mitigation, and economic development.

Key officials were also invited and are expected to grace the event and deliver their messages of support including DOST Secretary Renato Solidum, Jr.; DOST Undersecretary Sancho Mabborang of the DOST Regional Operations; Prof. Fortunato T. de la Peña, Chairman of the Philippine Foundation for Science and
Technology (PFST) and former DOST Secretary; Regional Director Emelita P. Bagsit of DOST CALABARZON; Cong. Keith Micah D.L. Tan; Hon. Gov. Angelina “Helen” D.L. Tan of Quezon Province; Regional Director Alberto T. Escobarte of the Department of Education (DepEd) CALABARZON; Dr. Rommel C. Bautista, Schools Division Superintendent of DepEd Quezon; and Provincial Director Maria Esperanza Jawili of DOST-Quezon.