DTI-Ifugao Director Valentin Baguidudol personally conferred the Bronze Bagwis Seal to KN Grocery and IGEMCO Social Enterprise both in Lamut; Azel Homeplus and Gen. Merchandise and Lianrick Hardware and General Merchandize in Alfonso Lista; Mama’s Care Grocery in Banaue; Lagawe Drugs and Commercial and RGB Computers, Cellshop and Enterprises in this town.
The Bagwis award aims to give due recognition to establishments that uphold the rights of consumers and practice responsible business.
Baguidudol explained that the Bagwis Award is classified into Gold, Silver and Bronze using various parameters.
The seven establishments have complied with the parameters for Bronze Awards like compliance with consumer laws, consumer relations and services and store management/operation, he said.
The Bagwis awarding was done during the launching of the Consumer Welfare Month on October 1.
Other activities lined up for the month-long celebration include the conduct of the rice joint task force monitoring, eco-walk and infographics making contest in Baguio City, provincial quiz bee for junior high schools. By: Marcelo B. Lihgawon (JDP/MBL- PIA CAR, Ifugao)