Monday, May 16, 2016



SurSur DTI to hold “Balik-Eskwela Diskwento Caravan”

By Greg Tataro Jr.

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 16 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) here headed by Provincial Director Romel Oribe is set to carry out “Balik-Eskwela Diskwento Caravan” in time for the scheduled conduct of Brigada Eskwela on May 30 – June 4.

Manny Disca, Consumer Welfare Division chief, said that the caravan would be held in four remote villages of Tandag City, namely, Mabuhay, San Isidro, Pandanon, and Maticdum.

Diskwento Caravans (Discount Caravans) had been being conducted by the said agency here for many years already by way of selling goods to consumers at discounted prices.  But, at this time, it would mainly offer school supplies, it was pointed out. 

Disca added that they would be tapping the services of big stores/distributors to take part in this endeavor.

Early on, the DTI Consumer Welfare Division chief also said that based on the latest monitoring, no price movement had been noticed among basic goods, citing that this could be “due to many outlets.” (Radyo ng Bayan-Tandag/PIA Surigao del Sur)


SurSur DTI to hold “Balik-Eskwela Diskwento Caravan”

By Greg Tataro Jr.

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur, May 16 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) here headed by Provincial Director Romel Oribe is set to carry out “Balik-Eskwela Diskwento Caravan” in time for the scheduled conduct of Brigada Eskwela on May 30 – June 4.

Manny Disca, Consumer Welfare Division chief, said that the caravan would be held in four remote villages of Tandag City, namely, Mabuhay, San Isidro, Pandanon, and Maticdum.

Diskwento Caravans (Discount Caravans) had been being conducted by the said agency here for many years already by way of selling goods to consumers at discounted prices.  But, at this time, it would mainly offer school supplies, it was pointed out. 

Disca added that they would be tapping the services of big stores/distributors to take part in this endeavor.

Early on, the DTI Consumer Welfare Division chief also said that based on the latest monitoring, no price movement had been noticed among basic goods, citing that this could be “due to many outlets.” (Radyo ng Bayan-Tandag/PIA Surigao del Sur)