The technical staff of NAMRIA's Geomatics Training Center (NGTC) through the initiative of Atimonan, Quezon Mayor Rustico Joven U. Mendoza, and the Sangguniang Bayan, conducted Basic and Advanced Training Programs on Geographic Information System (GIS) using QGIS software at the Conference Room of the Municipal Building on 06-10 and 20-24, March 2017.
Mr. Alcala discussing the general overview of the training -- MARLON A. MARIÑAS
The participants came from the offices for Planning and Development, Engineering, Assessors and Disaster Risk Reduction.
Participants with the incimbent mayor (seating third from left)
Ms. May Modelo-Sornito, Project Development Officer II, coordinated with NAMRIA for the requirements of both parties. It was also agreed upon, that after the training program, technical assistance will still be given to the municipality of Atimonan as they comply with the requirements of the Enhanced Comprehensive Land Use Plan (E-CLUP).
Participants and the training team pose for a photo as they conduct Global Positioning System readings and waypoints markings
Mr. Mariñas and Mr. Hunt assisting participants with their GIS exercises
The NAMRIA technical training team members were Mr. Aljerico A. Alcala as trainer, Mr. Marlon Mariñas, and this writer as facilitators.