Launching of the Taytay Digital Hub - Tech4ED Center
The Tech4ED Center, which stands for Technology Empowerment for Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development, is a program that provides ICT-enabled services to communities that have minimal access or no access to ICT and government services. As a national digital inclusion initiative, the Tech4ED Program caters to disadvantaged communities such as rural and urban poor, PWD’s, and indigenous communities, base on the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)'s website.
Last November 18, 2021, the Taytay, Rizal Digital Hub - Tech4ED Center has been launched, as part of the facilitating activities of the realization of its digital cities roadmap. A ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of agreement was held and the turnover of equipment package of seven (7) computers and printer to our local government unit.
Photos Courtesy: Taytay Public Information Office and DICT - Rizal
The launching was attended by DICT Undersecretary for Digital Philippines Emmanuel Rey R. Caintic, Regional Director Reynaldo T. Sy, along with Mr. Michael Tyrone Paynor, President of the Taytay Rizal ICT Council, and representatives of the Provincial Directors for DTI and TESDA.
Taytay, Rizal municipal mayor Hon. George Ricardo Gacula II was delegated to represent our municipality as a panelist on this year’s ICT convention as one of the key digital cities in 2025. The aim of this network is to develop ICT in the public, private, government, and academe sectors of its locales, and to share innovation and collaborate on cracking the code of creating and running a digital city.
Our municipality will be one of the next IT-BPM destinations in the countryside for our municipality is amongst the most leading local government ICT revolution through the DICT’s Digital Cities 2025.